The School of Film and Television Art was founded in June 2013. After the former Film and Television Art Department and the former Hosting and Broadcasting Department were merged, it was founded as one of the first secondary schools of the college. Now there are six specialties in the school: the Broadcasting and Hosting Specialty, the Broadcasting and Hosting Specialty (etiquette anchorperson), the Drama, Film and Television Performance Specialty, the Dance Performance Specialty, the Music Performance Specialty and the Modern Popular Music Specialty.
At present, the school has 1,217 registered students, 76 employees, 52 full-time teachers and 10 part-time teachers. The school has invited 34 teachers and 2 professors from outside the school. The two professors usually stay at the school to teach students. The school has 21 double-professionally-titled teachers, one teacher with a doctoral degree. It has a provincial-level specialty leader and 6 members of the professor committee of the college.
In recent years, the school has undertaken 15 provincial-level and ministerial-level key projects, published 25 pieces of academic works and textbooks and openly published over 160 academic papers in the professional periodicals.
The Broadcasting and Hosting Specialty of the school has been successively determined as the provincial-level teaching reform pilot specialty, a key construction specialty of national backbone universities and colleges and a characteristic demonstration specialty of Hunan vocational education. The hosting and broadcasting teaching team has been honored as a provincial-level excellent teaching team. Language Expression Skills has been honored as an excellent course for the key construction of the “Hunan 11th Five-year Plan”. The Teaching Model Research and Practice of the Simulation Producer System of the Hosting and Broadcasting Specialty of Higher Vocational Colleges and the Application Capacity Training Research and Practice of Broadcasting and Hosting Art have both won the second awards of Hunan Education Achievements. The Drama, Film and Television Performance Specialty has been successively determined as a provincial-level excellent specialty and a key construction specialty of national backbone universities and colleges. The Drama Work Rehearsal has been honored as an excellent course of the higher vocational college performance art teaching guidance committee of the Ministry of Education.
The school has excellent teaching and training conditions, advanced teaching equipment and very good facilities. It is worth to mention that the Simulation Producer System teaching model initiated by the Broadcasting and Hosting Specialty and the Voice of Shaoshan, a station established in the school, based on the college-enterprise cooperation mode have been the best in China.
The school pays a lot attention to cultivating the comprehensive qualities of student and vigorously carries out the practical training and extracurricular activities. It has established stable practice bases in Hunan Province, Hubei Province, Zhejiang Province, Beijing, Jiangxi Province, etc. In recent five years, the school has arranged for the students to participate in various professional competitions and the students have obtained over 90 national-level, provincial-level and department-level awards.
The first-time employment rate of our graduates was above 90%. The areas of their employment cover various domestic large media such as CCTV, Jiangxi Province Satellite Television Station, Henan Television Station, EE-Media, Guangxi Television Station, Shenzhen Satellite Television Station and Hunan Satellite Television Station, and some art groups such as Hunan Theatre and the National Theatre of China.
Broadcasting and hosting specialty
The specialty is a key construction specialty of national backbone universities and colleges supported by the central finance. It is also a characteristic demonstration key construction specialty of Hunan higher vocational colleges and a provincial-level teaching reform pilot (key) specialty. The specialty cultivates high-quality highly-skilled talents with good broadcasting and hosting skills and certain information collecting and editing capacities, mainly providing qualified talents for broadcasting station, television stations, film and television production companies and other relevant organizations. The main courses include pronunciation and sound production of spoken standard Chinese, broadcasting creation fundamentals, broadcasting art, film and television performance art, program hosting art, literature and art work performance and broadcasting, news writing and interview and television video recording. The specialty has signed project cooperation agreements with over ten broadcasting stations, television stations, audio and video publishing houses, media companies, etc. and vigorously developed the cooperation platforms as practice bases inside and outside the college. At present, the specialty has implemented some projects such as joint station establishment, joint program production, at-post teaching, working at regular posts, and practice with actual production.
Broadcasting and hosting specialty (etiquette anchorperson)
The specialty cultivates high-quality application talents with strong communication abilities and creative capacities who are qualified for directing public relations, social etiquettes and various meetings and celebrations, mainly providing qualified talents for the governments at all the levels, the relevant enterprises and public institutions, and non-governmental groups. The main courses include ceremony planning and hosting, wedding celebration planning and hosting, evening party planning and hosting, modern etiquette for public relations, television video recording.
Drama, film and television performance specialty
The specialty is a key construction specialty of national backbone universities and colleges supported by the central finance and a provincial-level excellent specialty. It cultivates technological and highly-skilled talents with good basic performance skills, strong role making capacity, corresponding culture qualities, good learning abilities, good professional ethnics, team cooperation spirits, strong practice abilities and sustainable development who are qualified for drama actors and actresses, film and television play actors and actresses, literature and art workers at mass culture and art stations, etc., mainly providing qualified talents for film and television media, performing companies, film and television production companies and mass culture promotion organizations. The main courses include performance fundamentals, art language expression skills, character language expression skills, drama section rehearsal, body performance, and singing. In recent years, the specialty has been constantly innovating and creating original excellent programs. Its professional influence has been enhanced constantly after it has given multiple performances publicly.
Music performance specialty
The specialty cultivates high-quality technological and highly-skilled talents with high music culture accomplishment, solid stage singing fundamentals and good music expression abilities who are qualified for singing performance, singing coach, arrangements for culture and entertainment activities, music teaching at primary schools and middle schools, etc., mainly providing qualified talents for professional literature and art organizations, mass culture groups, relevant enterprises and public institutions, culture houses (stations), primary schools and middle schools. The main courses include music theory, solfeggio and ear training, basic harmony, piano, singing, musical form and works analyses, nationality and folk music, chorus and conducting.
Dance performance specialty
The specialty cultivates high-quality technological and highly-skilled talents with good development in an all-around way including the good development of virtue, intelligence, sports and appreciation of the beauty, and excellent dance performance skills who are qualified for some dance creation, mass culture publicity, dance fundamental teaching, etc., mainly providing qualified talents for various film and television organizations, literature and art groups, relevant offices, and relevant enterprises and public institutions. The main courses include folk dance, modern dance, Latin dance, jazz dance, choreography, and music theory.
Modern popular music specialty
The specialty cultivates high-quality technological and highly-skilled talents with high music culture accomplishment, solid stage singing fundamentals and good music expression abilities who are qualified for stage singing performance, popular music education, recording works and music production, music and words creation, etc., mainly providing qualified talents for various large literature and art groups, enterprises and public institutions, media companies and television stations at all the levels. The main courses include singing, vocalization skills and training, singing rehearsal, impromptu piano accompaniment, guitar performance accompanied by vocals, and recording works. The teachers and students of the specialty have achieved excellent results at various national competitions such as the Chinese Golden Bell Award for Music and the National Youth Singer TV Competition.