Running Start for Film

Enjoy the creative process? Film industry careers set the stage for success.

This course provides an overview of the careers within the film industry. Focusing on the concepts and principles of filmmaking, students get hands-on experience creating short film projects in a working film studio.

  • Topics include pre-production, production, post-production, and distribution.
  • Internships available upon successful completion of this course.
  • No textbook required for this class .

Registration Information

FILM 2096-901
CRN 83971
Capacity: 30

M/W 3-5:45pm

9/11 to 12/10

uPublic studios
907 3rd St. NW, ABQ


All classes taught onsite at the address below.  Must have transportation to and from class.

Career Pathways Covered

Audio/Video Technician Public Information Officer Marketing Professional Technical Director
Entry Level Salary $29,856 $37,099 $45,339 $40,654
Average Salary $40,535 $53,617 $67,380 $100,904
Education Required Training or Certification Training or Certification Certification or Degree Certification or Degree

Source: New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Andrew Mathis

Executive Director Running Start For Careers


Amanda Glennon

Outreach Services Office Central New Mexico Community College


Rick Metz

Industry Partner



Complete the online admissions process by going to Be sure to select Dual Credit as your application type and you won’t be charged for tuition or registration fees.