Film, Television and Electronic Media (FTVE)

Possible career opportunities

Students majoring in film, television, and electronic media (FTVE) production enter broadcasting, cable, online media, and related industries. They can pursue graduate degrees in the field of mass or electronic communication for work in audio and video production, radio and television, cable television, and media departments of agencies, institutions, and businesses.

The study of film prepares students for careers in the entertainment industry, law, business, and education, or for further education at the graduate or professional level. Career options include: feature film editors, executives in video distribution companies, technicians for local news programs, and independent filmmakers. Other occupations include: cinematographer, movie and stage grip, technical writer, playwright, screenwriter, author, producer, editor, rigger, camera operator, and film laboratory technician. Some careers may require more than two years of study.

General Information:

Certificate and degree pathways:

Film & Television Production courses (FTVE-120 — FTVE-166)

  • Summer 2020 production class schedule (coming soon)
  • Fall 2020 production class schedule (coming soon)

Film Studies courses (FTVE-200 — FTVE-282)

  • Summer 2020 Film Studies class schedule (coming soon)
  • Fall 2020 Film Studies class schedule (coming soon)

Contact ARTDM / FTVE

Chair: Troy Bennett
Telephone: 925-969-2252
Office location: FO-152 Campus map