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Action! Kick off a career in California's bustling film industry. Lovers of movies, television, video, and production are well-suited for Compton College's Film and Video Program. Offering a variety of courses that teach film and video essentials, this engaging program gives students hands-on experience and valuable skills that prepare them for working in digital media, commercial production, motion pictures, and more.Apply Now
Becoming a Compton College student starts by filling out a free online application. After that, there are a few simple steps to follow before it's time to enroll in classes. Click to get started today.
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The program cost is $46 per unit for California residents, not including books, fees, and supplies. For example, unit fees for a 15-unit certificate would be $690, ranging up to the 60-unit associate degree, which would be $2,760. Most students qualify for financial aid or for the Compton College Promise Program.
Program length varies depending on whether you are pursuing an associate degree or certificate and how many classes you are able to take each semester.
The median salary for production assistants in California is $55,138 and varies based on industry, experience, and specialty.
Cooperative Work Experience (CWEE) is designed to provide Compton College students with workplace experience and enhanced skills. We invite you to learn more about the work experience process with us by visiting the CWEE website.
Compton College is a great value for students looking to make a change or enhance their career and get experience for in-demand, high-paying jobs. Our diverse programs, affordable fees, and outstanding student services are here to support your career goals. The Film and Video Program is just one of many career paths we offer and trains students based on industry standards to ensure success.
Upon completing Compton College's Film and Video Program, students can use their certificate and/or degree to work immediately or complete additional general education and major preparation coursework for transfer to a university.
At least 50% of the major requirements for the associate degree must be completed at Compton College.
"The instructors are amazing and they encouraged us to pursue our career paths. Compton College is made up of a community of people like me. Compton College is more accessible than a university and saves you lots of money while allowing you to complete your general education courses."Zoe Hernandez, Compton College student
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