Film & Television
Movies. TV. Commercial Production. YouTube. If you are interested in a career in the entertainment field, the OCC Career Advantage Film & Television program will give you the skills you need to enter or grow your skills and opportunities in the industry. OCC’s Film & Television labs include current industry-standard equipment and technology to prepare you to enter the working world immediately, or transfer to a bachelor’s degree program for further study if that is your goal. OCC graduates with skills and a strong drive to work in this competitive field are in demand and earn good wages. Broadcast technicians in California earn a median annual income of $52,216; camera operators in the television and motion picture industry earn a median annual income of $72,425. Whether you want to become a camera operator, videographer, director or producer of your own video content, the OCC Career Advantage program in Film & Television can give you a head start on that path. Read on to learn more about the programs we offer.
A sampling of courses for these careers
Film and Video Sound
Did you know?
Employment of producers and directors is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Complete one of our certificate programs, and you’ll be well-prepared to enter a career in film and television, and earn an associate degree for even greater advancement opportunities.
In less than 2 years
you can earn:
Certificate of Achievement
Build on your certificate
of achievement with a:
Certificate of Specialization
Or earn your
in under 4 years
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Did you know?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who have a certificate as
their highest level of education earned, on average, 20 percent more than
those whose highest education level is a high school diploma.
Jordan Clark, M.S.
Career Technical Education & Career Services Outreach Specialist
Katie Ottoson, M.S.
Counselor, CTE and
Counselor, Visual and Performing