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The Film and Television Program at Norwalk Community College offers:

• A two-year Certificate Program in Film and Television for Directing, Producing, Screenwriting, Cinematography and Broadcast Journalism.

• A two-year Associate of Communication Arts degree with a Film and Television concentration.
In the first year each student writes, shoots, directs and edits six films. Produce and direct four live television shows. Work as crew and talent on as many as 38 or
more productions!


Each program is structured for students who want intensive training starting their first day of classes; better preparing them for a career in the motion picture and television industries. In the first year of our film making programs each student will write, shoot, direct and edit 6 films. Work as crew and talent on as many as 38 or more productions!

For those working in the industry considering learning new skills, we also offer short term courses.

Phase 1: (COM140)
Learn the art of visual communication.
Write a short film, create a storyboard, define locations, select props, become the director of photography, light the scene, apply cinematography skills, direct, edit, preview and promote the film. Be a guest on a live TV show to promote your work. In addition you will act as crew on up to 18 Live TV shows. Premier all projects on cable TV.

Phase 2: (COM141)
Learn to produce an Interview program and an Instructional program for Live TV. Create a Music Video and produce and direct the video for a Live Performance on a Live TV program. In addition you will act as talent and crew on up to 60 live TV shows. Premier all projects on cable TV.

Phase 3: (COM243)
Learn Broadcast Journalism. Become a News Reporter and create news stories and short documentaries. Act as News Director for a 30 min. news cast. Act as News Anchor and crew on up to 60 live TV News shows. Premier all projects on cable TV.

Phase 4: (COM244)
Using the skills learned in the first three phases of production produce an Independent Film and a Documentary. Become a guest on a live TV show to promote your work and enter your films in film festivals. Premier all projects on cable TV.

For additional information please contact Professor Stoney Duren at pduren@norwalk.edu or call:(203-857-6888.