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Film Production Technology

 

The Film Production Technology program offers an intensive curriculum of experiential learning that immerses students in the entire filmmaking process. We nurture passionate storytellers while training our students in the technical aspects of film production - from pre through post-production. Our classroom moves from lectures to workshops to partnerships with film and television productions, during which our students work as the crew and learn from distinguished industry professionals.

 

Program News & Updates


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Missy’s Musical Misadventure

June 2019

After her wish comes true, Missy learns that turning her mundane world into a film musical would ultimately lead to disastrous results.

Missy’s Musical Misadventure was one of the six short films picked to be produced and filmed for the Film class of 2015-16. Alumnus Gerald Jackson, Jr. directed this whimsical comedy while our very own Teaching Assistant for Grip and Electric, Luis Poggi, served as Producer. Other alumni like Amy Austin served as Director of Photography, Harrison Thevenin as Sound Mixer, and others like Sierra Goins and our very own Wilmore Fowler, participated in the film as dancing extras.

Filled with heart-warming humor and spontaneous dancing, Missy’s Musical Misadventure collaborated with Full Sail University - filming some of its musical numbers in its back lots. This hit independent film short is now a finalist in Amazon’s “All Voices” Film Festival.

If you have Amazon Prime, you can watch the short film here!

Uncivil Seizure - June 2019

Kicking off a busy summer with our first Short Film/Project! Produced by adjunct professor and filmmaker Bruce Wood, Uncivil Seizure follows the aftermath of a heist. One of our most dialogue-heavy shorts, Uncivil Seizure was filmed almost entirely in-house, on Valencia’s Sound Stage and with over 20 students from the 2018-19 program. 

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Advanced Art Workshop


May 2019

Finishing off the Spring Semester with a bang! Adjunct professors, Jon Anderson and Joe Stone, teach an Advanced Art workshop. Piggy backing off the principles from their Art Workshop from earlier in the semester, students get to practice these skills by dressing a "Motel" set. Using theatre flats to encompass the room, and adorning the set with real furniture, students learn how to breakdown a script to accurately portray a character's surroundings and most intimate details in his life to convey it visually on set. The set is a prototype, near completion.


New School of Arts & Entertainment Building

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We've moved into new facilities as of August 2017. The state of the art facilities include:

  • 125 seat screening theater with 4k projector and Dolby Atmos immersive sound

  • 2600 square foot sound stage

  • Editing suites, Foley and Dolby Atmos immersive mixing stage

  • Production offices

For more information about the building, click HERE.


Diversity Mission Statement:

The Valencia College Film Production Technology program is committed to the cultivation of ideas, values and creative projects from diverse voices. This diversity is reflected in our student body and creative endeavors, manifested in a rich tapestry of ethnicity, gender identity, values, beliefs, cultural perspectives. Beyond a typical institutional diversity statement, it is a theory that informs our mission. In reaction to institutionalized discrimination against women and minorities in the film and television industry, Valencia College’s Film Production Technology program aggressively advances diversity in enrollment and encourages the development of creative projects that reflect the perspectives and experiences of our diverse community. Valencia College alumni and professional partners will carry these values of inclusion and equity into the industry and challenge the traditional representations of gender, sexual orientation and ethnicity.