Saddleback Students Make Airplane Movie

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 2:15pm to Friday, September 13, 2013 - 2:15pm

Mission Viejo, CA – The Department of Cinema-Television-Radio (CTVR) at Saddleback College is pleased to announce two new partnerships with industry professionals. The association with Air Hollywood will allow advanced production students to use the studios, airplanes, props, and equipment to complete the ir airplane-related feature script. Guest lectures from Air Hollywood personnel will also be conducted at Saddleback College during the fall semester. The feature film will be shot during winter break. Air Hollywood is the largest aviation-themed studio serving the motion picture and television industry. In addition to airplane mockups and airport terminal standing sets, Air Hollywood provides prop rentals, set design, and fabrication services. Air Hollywood also licenses high-quality stock footage through a proprietary online licensing platform,

 A second partnership has been established with Green Films to secure distribution of student feature productions through worldwide sales. Green Films is a fully-integrated production , distribution, and sales company offering production services and stage rentals to selling films at the major film Markets (Berlin, Cannes, AFM, etc.). In addition, Green Films has partnered with Outsider Pictures, which offers physical U.S. distribution of both theatrical and direct-to-video titles, as well as sources of production financing.
For more than 20 years, the Cinema-Television-Radio Department (CTVR) at Saddleback College has been known for giving students hands-on experience. This means students design their film, shoot it, and edit it. CTVR always puts the concept of bringing the “real world” into the classroom as a priority. Shooting on the latest technology including Red Digital Cinema and Final Cut Pro 7 HD, Saddleback offers the full set of filmmaking tools such as dollys, steadicams, and industry-standard lighting, camera, and audio packages. The department’s productions each year are featured in the Newport Beach Film Festival, and students constantly transfer to the top university film schools or they are placed in desirable internships and jobs. Saddleback’s CTVR Department is offering courses designed to help students succeed in the field, including outstanding one-to-two-day workshops for students who want to specialize in a specific area of filmmaking. CTVR continues to teach the approach of concept to final edit in terms of visual storytelling, aesthetics, composition, directing, producing, cinematography, lighting, audio, and editing. CTVR is an elite film school at Saddleback College and was featured in Movie Maker Magazine.

Located in Mission Viejo, Saddleback College provides quality higher education and training to the greater south Orange County community.  Having served more than 500,000 students since 1968, Saddleback College offers over 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please visit and for Fine Arts information, visit