Listed below are many of the commonly asked questions about the Cinematic Arts program.
If you do not find answers to your question here, contact a department secretary. Contact
information is listed below.
Do I need to have my own camera or editing software?
Which editing software is used in the video production classes?
|No, we have an equipment room which provides all the gear necessary to shoot your
projects. Students also have access to a computer lab with editing software.
Are the classes available at multiple campuses?
|All video production classes use Final Cut Pro.
Are the classes in the program transferrable to four-year colleges?
|Some of the classes, such as HUM 1900, are available at multiple campuses. Video production
classes are only offered at the Orchard Ridge campus.
Does OCC have a student Film Festivals?
|Many of the classes are transferrable to four-year colleges. It really depends on
the school you wish to transfer to. The OCC Counseling Dept. can assist you in determining
which classes are transferrable.
Do I have to apply for admission into the Cinematic Arts Program
|Yes! The OCC Student Film Festival happens every year in May. Consult the college
events calendar for more details.
Do I need any previous experience in order to succeed in the video production classes?
|There is no admissions process for the program, but it is advisable to meet with a
counselor and work out the sequence of the courses you will be taking.
What kinds of videos do students usually make?
|Absolutely not! Fundamentals of Digital Video (PHO 1800) starts at square one.
|Students produce work in a variety of genres, such as fictional narrative, documentary,
music video, and experimental.