The Banner Center for Creative Industries located at the University of North Florida is offering a certificate course in TV and Film Production. Participants will gain knowledge about the TV and film industry by learning the production process from concept to credits, including pre-production, production and post-production. They will learn about the major roles of professionals in creating studio and field production content in addition to receiving hands-on training and learning technical skills for lighting, cinematography, videography, art design and production design.
The certificate program gives students the knowledge and skills needed to obtain an entry-level job in different areas of TV or Film Production. Graduates will produce several projects, such as a music video and TV commercial for their resume. Additionally, they will receive interview prospects from TV and film companies.
Jerry Smith, FILM FLORIDA legend and six-time Emmy Award-winning executive producer/director for PineRidge Film & Television will be the instructor.
The program begins Friday, August 12, 2011. Classes are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays for 12 sessions. The training will be held at the University of North Florida’s production studio.
The Banner Center for Creative Industries is a state-wide initiative established to help workers acquire the skills and credentials needed for higher wage and higher skilled employment, meeting the needs of employers in creative industries throughout Florida.