Film & Video Technology


Our Film and Video Technology program, offered on the Rankin Campus, provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary to find employment in the film and video industry. The program will give you the insight you need to work on feature films, television commercials, music videos, documentary films, internet multimedia, and other audiovisual media. You can complete the program in one to two years and earn a Career Certificate, Technical Certificate, and/or Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Mississippi has a robust film industry, but your training at Hinds Community College isn’t limited to one state. You’ll be prepared to handle a film and video career wherever you find yourself in the future. Whether you work in entertainment, advertising, or another related industry, you’ll have the skills and experience you need to succeed.

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Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
Editing I 4
Grip and Electrical I 3
Camera and Lighting I 4
Production Skills 3
Assistant Directing 3
Set Construction  or Approved Elective 3
Introduction to Entertainment Media Industry 3
Digital Imaging and Editing 3
Audio Design and Production I 2
Orientation 2
Total Hours 30
Course Hours
Editing II 4
Camera and Lighting II 4
Production and Set Management 3
Script Supervising 1
Media Portfolio I 3
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 60–62


Randy Kwan
Film and Video Instructor

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