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CFS Orientation

Mandatory Film School Orientation

At the beginning of each Fall and Spring semesters the Colorado Film School (CFS) holds a mandatory orientation for incoming students. This is a chance for new students to learn everything they will need to know before starting classes as well at meet and mingle with faculty and students.

The day will include an introduction to the school, a tour of the facilities, networking with other students and faculty, training on our equipment check out software, and of course food! There will also be advisors available to answers all of your questions. Note: Fall 2020 Orientation is virtual only. It will include training and a virtual tour, but the lunch and in person activities will not take place. We’re sorry we are unable to provide lunch this semester.

Due to the nature of the networking and training opportunities we are providing for the students, we request that only registered students attend this event; no guests. We hope this will be a fun and informative start to your film career.

It is mandatory for all new CFS students to attend the Film School Orientation. Students who are unable to attend will need to withdraw for the semester and reapply for the following semester.

Students must be registered prior to Film School Orientation.

Questions are welcome.

Note: There are two orientations:

  • CCA New Student Orientation (completed before registration – required only for first-time college students) – Read more.
  • Mandatory Film School Orientation (completed after registration – one scheduled day the week prior to semester start)
FALL 2020 FILM SCHOOL ORIENTATION:
  • Thursday, August 20, 2020
  • 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Virtual Meeting - Platform TBD
SPRING 2021 FILM SCHOOL ORIENTATION:

TIP!

Come in the front door and someone will be there to direct you to the classrooms.

Lunch will be provided after the orientation.

Note: Lunch is cancelled for the Fall 2020 Orientation.¬† Fall 2020 Orientation is virtual only. We’re sorry we won’t be able to provide lunch for you this semester.

Students are encouraged to bring something to take notes. We have free Wi-Fi for those wanting to use tablets or other electronic devices for notes.

Due to the limited space in the training rooms, we can only accommodate student attendance. There is not enough seating for guests.

Mandatory Set Safety & Culture Training

At the beginning of each Fall and Spring semesters the Colorado Film School (CFS) holds a mandatory set safety and set culture training for incoming students. This is a chance for new students to learn everything they will need to know about set etiquette, set expectations, set safety, inclusivity, discrimination and harassment policies, on-location shoot procedures, and more. This training is mandatory to complete before students will be permitted to shoot.

Completion of this training is required. If you are unable to complete this training, you will need to withdraw for the semester and reapply for the following semester.
Note: Fall 2020 Set Safety & Culture Training is postponed until the Spring 2021 Semester. New students in the Fall 2020 semester will be required to attend this event in the Spring.

Due to the nature of the networking and training opportunities we are providing for the students, we request that only registered students attend this event; no guests. We hope this will be a fun and informative start to your film career.

FALL 2020 SET SAFETY & CULTURE TRAINING:
  • POSTPONED to January 22, 2021
  • 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Location is TBD (Virtual or In-Person unknown at this time. Please check back in November for updates.)
SPRING 2021 SET SAFETY & CULTURE TRAINING:
  • Friday, January 22, 2021
  • 12:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Location is TBD (Virtual or In-Person unknown at this time. Please check back in November for updates.)
  • Denver, CO 80230