Digital Film and Post Production

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Media Production with a Specialization in Digital Film and Post Production degree offers a solid foundation in the areas of audio and electronic music production, general media production, editing and computer animation and special effects production. In this specialized curriculum, students can focus intently and advance their abilities in areas specifically related to film production.

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
American InterContinental University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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  • Next Start Date

    March 23, 2015

  • Total Credits


  • Specialization Credits


  • Program Length

    36 MONTHS

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Learning & Outcomes
Career Path
  • This program give students the opportunity to acquire an understanding of the process of film production, with an emphasis on screenwriting, motion picture photography and lighting styles and directing. Students participating in this program can learn how to:

    • Develop a thorough technical understanding of the three phases of the motion picture production process (preproduction, production and postproduction).
    • Generate and properly utilize industry-standard paperwork to track and control all three phases of motion picture production.
    • Demonstrate technical competency with various industry-standard software, camera, grip and lighting, and recording technologies.
    • Understand on-set protocol/behavior and professionalism appropriate to field, studio and post-production applications.
    • Contribute appropriately in a variety of positions to the production of motion picture projects.
    • Create and collaborate on film/video projects from concept to finished product, on time and on budget, to a client's specifications.
    • Organize and manage self-directed film/video production projects.


    Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
    American InterContinental University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

  • This BFA degree program in Media Production includes the following courses that are taught by instructors, many of whom have relevant career experience in the film and video production industry. The experiences and firsthand perspectives they may share in class can help prepare you for real-life challenges after you graduate.


    • Production Techniques III
    • Film Aesthetics
    • Film Screenwriting II
    • Advanced Production
    • Senior Project I
    • Senior Project II
    • Directing
    • Advanced Digital Cinematography
    • Postproduction Recording
    • Postproduction III
    • Web Design I
    • Experimental Animation


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  • Upon completing the Digital Film and Post Production specialization program, students will be prepared to embark as creative professionals in a variety of film and video markets.

    In addition to covering the broad knowledge elements of the field, from the principle stages of production and editing to the theories and principles at work during each, students will also participate in independent projects from concept through the creation of a professional-quality package. Working in groups and alone, students will be tasked with putting their knowledge and skills to work in a variety of industry roles.

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