Program Overview

The Digital Media and Design Program (DMAD) at Skyline College concentrates on digital imaging and digital filmmaking. The digital imaging courses are centered around production skills such as image selection, image editing, retouching, compositing, and file preparation for print and screen. The digital filmmaking courses are focused on production. Students will learn about the three phases of filmmaking (pre-production, production, and post-production) as well as camera operation, composition, screenwriting, directing, crew positions, editing, data wrangling, and audio recording and mixing. Career management and guidance are also explored. The 12-unit Certificate of Specialization in Basic Digital Filmmaking provides foundational knowledge and skills in digital filmmaking production.

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses: Units
DMAD 475 Digital Filmmaking I 3 units
DMAD 476 Digital Filmmaking II 3 units
DMAD 477 Digital Filmmaking III 3 units
DMAD 478 Audio for Digital Filmmaking 3 units
Total Required Units: 12