CFC Criteria: Provide students enrolled in an accredited community college a minimum of 8 hours of classroom workshops or demonstrations on aspects of the film industry, including set operations, post- production, and specific technical crafts conducted by entertainment industry professionals.
Dan Says: Help students and instructors create a more effective classroom experience. Industry professionals are invited to give guest lectures, in-class demonstrations, or career day presentations. Coming on campus to work with faculty and students is a rewarding way to share the expertise gained through years of industry experience. Production companies can structure their 8 hour commitment by combining individual classroom, lecture and/or career day presentations.
- Give a guest lecture
- Example: A cinematographer visits a camera class and gives insights into new technologies being implemented in the camera department
- Provide a classroom demonstration
- Example: An editor shows students how to do parallel editing from three camera studio sessions
- Example: A cameraman demonstrates the menu structure of a Red or Arri camera
- Example: A Digital Imaging Technician explains the protocols of transferring footage from data card to computer and proper backup procedure
- Attend student and faculty career day presentations
- Example: Provide an overview of the production process featuring a number of industry pros
- Help develop and revise current curriculum