The Program in Depth

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Production with a specialization in Film Production teaches the art and science of digital filmmaking. Immerse yourself in each phase of the process by creating your own film and video project. You can gain hands on experience with screenwriting, filming, working with talent, lighting, and camera operation and editing the final product.

You Can Learn How to:

  • Demonstrate 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
  • Demonstrate an understanding of on-set protocol/behavior and professionalism appropriate to field, studio and postproduction applications.
  • Contribute appropriately in a variety of positions to the production of motion picture projects.
  • Develop 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

Some Courses You'll Take

At AIU, more of the courses you take will be devoted to your field of interest, on average, than at other similar schools. For a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Production with a specialization in Film Production, your classes can include:

  • Film Aesthetics

    In this course, students learn to analyze film in terms of form, structure, cinematography, editing and use of sound and music....

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  • Advanced Digital Cinematography

    In this advanced course, students explore of the potential of the video camera. Included are the elements of lenses and filters, shot framing and comp...

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  • Advanced Production

    In this intensive course, students apply principles and techniques to create an advanced production motion picture project. Students are expected to f...

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Course content subject to change

American InterContinental University® is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. To contact the Higher Learning Commission please visit www.hlcommission.org.

What do employers say about AIU graduates?

4 out of 5

employers of AIU graduates say AIU graduates show leadership skills. 1

9 out of 10

employers feel AIU graduates are strong problem solvers. 1

4 out of 5

employers of AIU graduates say they are likely to hire another AIU business graduate. 1

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