View courses, degrees, and/or certificates for this program in the catalog.

High School Workshops

The media arts faculty of San Bernardino Valley College provide High School Students with deep dives into various concentrations and skills in the world of media arts. These include, Filming on Film, Basics of Graphic Design, Writing, and musical performance. To schedule a workshop contact Lucas Cuny at lcuny@valleycollege.edu.

Professional Development Certificates

Learn basics of video production to support your interests in film and media production. These certificates presented by the Film, TV, Media program at San Bernardino Valley College provide the basics in film and media production that can be completed full-time within a semester or over a year. Register now for the following certificate programs:

Media Development Certificate

Social Media Studio Production Certificate

More to come fall 2022!!

For information on how to register and enroll contact Lucas Cuny at lcuny@valleycollege.edu.

 

Production Grants

As a student enrolled in our advanced level FTVM classes you can apply for production grants to help you complete your film and media projects.

FILM ON FILM Grant

This grant provides up to $20,000 to a student to complete the production of a short film produced in our FTVM 234 course on film. To apply be enrolled in FTVM 234 and complete the application outline here:
 

  • Complete a budget and schedule
  • Complete a shot list 
  • Have a completed script
  • Complete a letter of intent expressing why your project should receive this funding
  • Complete an elevator pitch 

To find out how to get enrolled in FTVM 234 and apply contact FTVM Chair Lucas Cuny for more information at lcuny@valleycollege.edu or 909.384.8546

Cinema Production Grant

As a registered student in the FTVM 235 class you are eligible to receive funds to complete a large-scale production, such as a feature film, hour drama, half hour sitcom, documentary feature, or web series. 
 
To apply be enrolled in FTVM 235 and complete the application outline here:

  • Be registered in the FTVM 235 class
  • Complete a budget and schedule
  • Complete a shot list 
  • Have a completed script (in FTVM 121)
  • Complete a letter of intent expressing why your project should receive this funding
  • Complete an elevator pitch

To find out how to get enrolled in FTVM 235 and apply contact FTVM Chair Lucas Cuny for more information at lcuny@valleycollege.edu or 909.384.8546

Scholarships

The IMA offers Film, TV, Media students at San Bernardino Valley College several scholarship opportunities to pay for school.

To apply check out our listing with the Foundation of SB Valley college.

SBVC Foundation Scholarships Page

COVID-19 Scholarship Program

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In light of the Covid-19 pandemic the Institute of Media Arts at San Bernardino Valley College will provide up to 25 scholarships to those interested in gaining training in media and film production. These scholarships will cover the costs for all associated student fees, up to the California Resident fee amount (California Resident Fees), for one of three certificate programs, which the Film, TV, and Media Department offers. Those are Production, Media Development, and Post-Production. Some of these certificates can be completed within one semester as a full-time student or over the course of an academic year as a part-time student. 

Recipients of the scholarship will also have access to the Institute of Media (IMA) Art's Career Services Professional. The Career Services of the IMA provides resume writing, portfolio development, interview preperation, and job/internship search skills. Please complete the form below by August 16, 2021 if you wish to begin classes for the fall 2021 semester or by December 1st 2021 if you wish to begin in the spring 2022 semester. 

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