Digital Filmmaking

This program is designed to provide students with a foundation in film history and film form, as well as in field production and post production techniques for digital filmmaking.

Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking – Certificate Goals

The purpose of the Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking program Certificate of Achievement. 

The program will prepare students for broadcast and commercials, digital photography, documentary/biography production, legal and forensic video production, duplication and transfer, DVD authoring/mastering, videos for websites, online advertisements, public service announcements, industrial and corporate training videos, live internet streaming, live seminar capture, music videos, post production/editing, sports/performance events, media tech work on live events (including video production troubleshooting) and web video production/encoding.

***With the inclusion of general education classes, you can receive an Associates Degree in addition to the certificate.

Digital Media: Audio Certificate Overview (links to SRJC certificate programs page)

Digital Filmmaking Requirements - complete 28 units
Course # Course Name Units Delivery
    Classroom Online
MEDIA 10 Film Appreciation (formerly MEDIA 42) 4.0 X  
MEDIA 20 Intro to Digital Filmmaking(formerly MEDIA 77) 4.0 X  
CS 74.21A Digital Video Post-production Tech 1 1.5 X  
CS 74.21B Digital Video Post-production Tech 2 1.5 X  
CS 74.21C Digital Video Post production Tech 3 3.0 X  
CD 74.21D Digital Video Post-production Tech 4 3.0 X  
CS 50.32 Web/Interactive Media Projects 4.0 X  
CS 74.11 Intro to Digital Media 3.0 X  
Electives 4.0    
APTECH 43 Computer Modeling & Animation w/ 3D Studio Max 3.0 X  
APTECH 63 3DAnimation: Modeling & Rigging 4.0 X  
APTECH 64 3D Animation: Visual Effects, Character Animation & Compositing 4.0 X  
MEDIA 19 Multi-Camera Studio Production 4.0 X  
MEDIA 21 Intermediate Digital Filmmaking 4.0 X  
MEDIA 22 Screenwriting 3.0 X  
Digital Filmmaking Certificate Requirements - complete 28 units
Course # Course Title Units Semester Offered Prerequisites
First Semester
CS 74.11 Introduction to Digital Media 3.0 Fa, Sp  
MEDIA 10 Film Appreciation (formerly MEDIA 42) 4.0 Fa, Sp  
MEDIA 20 Intro to Digital Filmmaking(formerly MEDIA 77) 4.0 Fa, Sp  
  First Semester Unit Total 11.0    
  Second Semester      
CS 74.21A Digital Video Post Production Techniques 1 1.5 Fa, Sp  
CS 74.21B Digital Video Post Production Techniques 2 1.5 Fa, Sp Course Completion CS 74.21A OR CS 74.11
LIR 10 Introduction to Information Literacy or 1.0 Fa, Sp, Sum For A.S. Degree only
LIR 30 Introduction to Information Literacy for Research Projects 1.5 Fa, Sp For A.S. Degree only
  Restricted Electives (see program website for list) 3.0    
  Second Semester Unit Total 3.0    
  Third Semester      
CS 74.21C Digital Video Post-Production Techniques 3 3.0 Fa, Sp Course Completion of CS 74.21B ( or CIS 75.11B)
  Restricted Electives(see program website for list) 4.0    
  Third Semester Unit Total 7.0    
  Fourth Semester      
CS 74.21D Digital Video Post Production Techniques 4 3.0 Sp, Sum Course Completion of CS 74.21C
CS 50.32 Web and Digital Media Projects 4.0 Fa, Sp (For Web Graphic Designer) Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CS 50C and Course Completion of CS 50.21; OR (for Web Programmer) Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CS 50C and Course Completion of CS 55.11 and CS 81.21; OR (for Digital Filmmaking) Course Completion of CS 74.11 and MEDIA 20 and CS 74.21B; OR (for Digital Audio) Course Completion of CS 74.11 and MUSC 60B and MUSC 51B; OR (for Interactive Multimedia Design) Course Completion or Current Enrollment in CS 50C and Course Completion of CS 55.11 and CS 74.21B and CS 74.31A
  Fourth Semester Unit Total 7.0    
Minimum units to meet Certificate requirements: 28.0    
Notes: Minimum units to meet A.S. Degree requirements: 29.0