Film and Digital Media


The Film and Digital Media program gives you experience with camera, grip, electric, art department, sound design, and editing. Earn an Associate in Applied Science or Arts or a certificate and pursue work as a Film and Video Editor, Camera Operator, and more.

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Note: Some jobs require education or training beyond the CNM degree/certificate.

Program Information

As a Film and Digital Media student, you will have the opportunity to gain broad experience. You will explore what it's like to be a production assistant, as well as develop film crew skills such as camera, grip, and electric. You will touch the various crafts associated with the art department. A post-production pathway is also offered in sound design and editing.

Enjoying teamwork is essential in this field. The majority of our students complete our programs and are able to begin careers immediately as crew members working on motion pictures, television, and visual production.


  • Intro to Digital Media
  • Film & Media Production Processes
  • Film On-Set and Off-Site Locations
  • Camera Operations
  • Create Special Effects
  • Sound Recording and Design
  • Build a Professional Portfolio

Further Studies

Gain Priceless Work Experience

FILM 1210 The Business of Film / Production Planning & Preparation
FILM 1220 Pre-Production
FILM 2098 Internship

Enhance your skills with the Digital Media Boot Camp

CNM Ingenuity offers a Digital Media Bootcamp. For more information visit

Related Information

Long-Term Success With Short-Term Commitment

This program is designed to be completed in 42 weeks and will cost approximately $5,467 if completed within the usual time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting but may have changed.

There are no New Mexico State licensure requirements.

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