Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in Photography and Film with a concentration in Filmmaking
Each Film major graduates with a number of short works in film and new media he or she has written, produced, directed, lensed and edited, and each has ample opportunity to learn a range of professional crew positions. Emphasis is on basic to advanced independent and artisanal approaches to filmmaking in the areas of fiction, documentary and experimental media. Students graduate with a clearly defined Senior Thesis Capstone Film, developed and mentored over the course of their entire Senior Year, and presented in a public screening.
Upon completing this program, students will know and know how to do the following:
- Clearly recall a functional knowledge of the history and theory of independent fictional, documentary and experimental film.
- Assess contemporary issues within the context of film and media.
- Effectively communicate, visually, orally and in writing, a range of ideas and emotions for a broad range of purposes and audiences.
- Demonstrate proficiency in basic to advanced filmmaking tools and techniques.