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A degree in Film Production prepares graduates with a variety of transferable skills applicable to any industry. While entertainment is the most popular industry for Film Production graduates to enter, their talent for content creation and ability to work (and comfort with working) behind-the-scenes positions graduates for a dynamic career as a creative professional. 

 

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Top Employers

Top employers of Chapman graduates from this program include: freelance film production, NBCUniversal, Netflix, New York Film Academy, Paramount Pictures, HBO, Google, DreamWorks, Fullscreen, Awesomeness, CBS

Career Paths

+ - Possible Occupations

  • Content Creator
  • Web Personality
  • Social Media
  • Filmmaker
  • Sound Designer/Editor
  • Set Designer

+ - Industries

  • Entertainment (Main)
  • All others (Sub)

Next Steps after your Bachelor’s

+ - Early Career Opportunities

The entertainment industry is a difficult one to enter into. Make sure you are actively growing your network and building new relationships as a part of your long- and short-term career strategy.

Common entry-level post-college opportunities include:

  • Assistant Positions
  • Freelance Work
  • Personal Projects to build your portfolio
  • Coordinator Roles 

Skills

+ - Top Hard Skills

The following hard skills are most critical to be successful in the world of entertainment in Film Production. 

  • MS Office
  • Adobe Suite
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Final Draft
  • Movie Magic

+ - Top Soft Skills

The following are soft skills and qualities associated with being successful in the world of entertainment Film Production. 

  • Reliable
  • Communication
  • Managing
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity
  • Time Management

Dodge Career Advising

(714) 997-6795
jonherna@chapman.edu

Hours

Jon is available for appointments Monday-Friday between 9 - 5

Meet your Career Advisor

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Jon Hernandez
Dodge College Career Advisor
Marion Knott Studios 354A
(714) 997-6795
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Mailing Address

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Individual Contact(s)

Jon Hernandez
Dodge College Career Advisor
(714) 744-6795
jonherna@chapman.edu

Career and Professional Development

(714) 997-6942
career@chapman.edu

Hours

Summer 2019 Hours:

Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Drop-In Hours

Most Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Most Thursdays 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Summer 2019 Drop-In Hour Calendar

Regular Hours:

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Drop-In Hours

Monday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Thursday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

 

Location

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Orange, CA 92866
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Mailing Address

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One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

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