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Passing the high school equivalency exam is equivalent to earning a high school diploma and can open the door for students applying for a job or seeking further education. Students complete a pre-test to determine their academic levels in reading, math and language. Based on their results, students will receive group or one-on-one instruction. They can also study independently or take advantage of specific software programs to enhance learning in preparation for the GED or HiSET exam. Classes are offered at no cost. There is a fee to take the exams. For a list of FAQs visit meridiantech.edu/ged.
Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
For more information please contact Mona Autry at 405.377.3333.
The First Capital Film Crew Institute sets the stage for Oklahoma’s film industry to flourish. In addition to filming in site-specific locations, production companies look for communities that are workforce-specific. The First Capital Film Crew Institute was developed to meet this need and provides individuals with the training and resources needed to begin or advance their careers in Oklahoma’s growing film industry. Most courses can be completed in less than a month.
|INTRODUCTION TO THE FILM INDUSTRY
This course is the foundation of the First Capital Film Crew Institute training. It provides an overview of the film industry for those just beginning a film crew career or those exploring opportunities in this exciting industry.
Students will become familiar with the film and television vocabulary, set equipment, film crew roles, employable soft skills, networking and other essential knowledge for a career in the film industry. Time will also be spent discussing working conditions associated with a career in the television and film industry.
No previous film experience is required for this course. Students will be ready to serve as a Production Assistant upon completion of the course.
|February 13- 23||Monday - Thursday||6 PM to 9 PM||$250||Register Now|
|SO, YOU WANT TO BE AN EXTRA?
Learn how to stand out as a movie extra by learning to blend in. This three-hour course provides an overview of what to expect as an extra in television or film. From learning set etiquette to how extras contribute to film production and where to find jobs across Oklahoma, this class is ideal for anyone interested in breaking into the industry.
No film experience is necessary for this course.
|March 2||Thursday||6 PM to 9 PM||$25||Enroll Now|
|April 27||Thursday||6 PM to 9 PM||$25||Enroll Now|
|MAKEUP ARTIST SPONSORED BY MARLOHAUS|
Makeup artists play a vital role in helping directors and writers tell a story. Using traditional makeup, facial hair, and even prosthetics, makeup artists are responsible for developing and maintaining the continuity of a character’s look throughout a production.
This introductory course will teach students how to research the right materials and apply as indicated by lighting and requirements given to them by the production. They must coordinate with other departments to create cohesive looks for the actors and assist the actors in removing the makeup at the end of the day.
|March 13-17||Monday - Friday||9 AM to 5 PM||$300||Enroll Now|
|FIRST AND SECOND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
First and Second Assistant Directors manage the logistics of a film production which includes the scheduling, operations, safety, and paperwork. Students will learn how to break down a script, create schedules, create call sheets, create sides, fill out Exhibit Gs, and create reports.
No previous film experience is required for this course. Students must complete the Introduction to the Film Industry course or similar programming before registering.
|March 20 - 31||Monday - Thursday the first week. |
Tuesday - Friday the second week.
|9 AM to 5 PM||$400||Enroll Now|
|April 17 - 27||Monday - Thursday||6 PM to 10 PM||$300||Enroll Now|
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