Motion Picture/Television students filming and interviewing a student

Motion Picture/Television Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Motion Picture/Television program find employment in a variety of areas. From camera operators to animators, writers to editors, directors to audio technicians, freelance producers to production team members, students with the expertise the program offers find fulfilling employment at the entry-level of the business of media creation. Advancement in the field is usually based on both area-specific skills and a broad-based background.

To access a wider variety of job opportunities, some students choose to continue their education with a bachelor's degree. The Motion Picture/Television program has transfer agreements with Columbia College Chicago and DePaul University, allowing students to begin at College of DuPage and finish at Columbia or DePaul.

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Contact Information

Tony Venezia, Program Chair/Animation
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 295, (630) 942-2020

Jennifer Piehl
, Television
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 171, (630) 942-2109

John Rangel, Film/Video
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 170, (630) 942-2910

Glenn Glinke, Program Support Specialist
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 169, (630) 942-2892

Arts, Communication, and Hospitality Division
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 219, (630) 942-2048

MPTV Lab Office
McAninch Arts Center (MAC), Room 173
, (630) 942-2162

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.