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:

  • Develop a thorough technical understanding of the three phases of the motion picture production process
  • Demonstrate technical competency with various industry-standard software, camera, grip and lighting, and recording technologies
  • Understand on-set protocol/behavior and professionalism
  • 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

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

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4 out of 5

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