The Film Production Technician program provides students with the specialized knowledge required to perform a wide variety of tasks required to be competitive for technical positions in Utah’s local film industry.

Salt Lake Community College students master skills encountered in the professional world of production, including operation of camera equipment, and understanding film and video stock, scene composition, lighting, and audio.

Students in the program learn to create a production design, operate production vehicles, and edit productions.

Students may train for various film industry positions, such as:

  • Camera Operator
  • Audio Operator
  • Floor Director
  • Video/Film editor
  • Art director
  • Sound recordist
  • Light technician
  • Special effects and motion graphic artist
  • And more..

The program involves students with full-time faculty as well as expert film industry professionals who teach courses within their areas of expertise.

The local film industry is highly supportive of efforts to train people in these areas and will provide internship opportunities for SLCC students.