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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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Film Sound and Art of Cinematography

January 2019

Spring semester is here! That means program is gearing up with awesome classes and more productions. For the second year in a row alumnus and local Sound Mixer Harryson Thevenin has taught over fifty students each semester the secrets to capturing “intelligible audio.” Cinematographer, Paul Mayne teaches the Art of Cinematography where students are immersed in the advanced concepts of camera and lighting.

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Fragile Like Concrete

December 2018

Over twenty students from the 2018-19 class participated in the short film titled Fragile Like Concrete; Written and Directed by Filmmaker Travis Hadley. This film was shot by Valencia Alumnus Stephanie Pons. A drama centered around a drug addict, Peter, and his quest to seek revenge on those who attacked him. With the assistance of his childhood friend, Titus, Pete forges a plan of vengeance. However, unresolved issues between the two bubble to the surface.

For more information on this tear-jerking short, visit its Facebook and IMDb pages.

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Seed Money

December 2018

Our students participated in a short film titled Seed Money, Directed by Bruce Wood. A retelling of Aesop’s Fables. "Seed Money," is a short film about a stock car racer who struggles to save his farm after a foolish decision lands him in jail.


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.