Digital Cinema and Television Production

Professor working with students in television studio on campus.

 

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What is Digital Cinema and Television Production?

The digital film and television major prepares students to work behind the scenes producing short films and television programs using high-definition equipment, and in the process, students learn a broad understanding of the moving image. Throughout the program, students develop an extensive knowledge to produce, direct, light, shoot, edit, record and manage.

Careers in Digital Cinema and Television Production

A degree in digital film and television allows graduates to pursue careers as editors, videographers, producers, scriptwriters and technical directors. While in the program, students produce their own short films and television programs using high-definition equipment, and in the process, learn a broad understanding of the moving image. Students also gain an understanding of the historical, aesthetic and management side of production.

▼   Major Requirements

CA 101: Introduction to Media
CA 220 (W): Writing for Communication Media
DFT 240: Digital Cinema Production Basics
DFT 241: Introduction to TV Studio Production
DFT 320 (W): Film and TV Scriptwriting
DFT 340: Video Field Production
DFT 341: Intermediate TV Studio Production
DFT 356: Digital Cinema Management
DFT 440: Advanced Video Field Production

Choose one

  • DFT 343: Film History
  • DFT 344: Film and TV Genres

Choose four

  • DFT 244: Radio Broadcasting
  • CA 275: Decision Making-Small Groups
  • DFT 283: Chinese Film
  • JOU 288: History of the Mass Media
  • DFT 343: Film History (if not chosen above)
  • DFT 344: Film and TV Genres (if not chosen above)
  • DFT 357: Basic Film Production
  • DFT 358: Digital Compositing, Animation and Graphics
  • JOU 382: Photojournalism
  • JOU 383: Digital Photography
  • CA 424(W): Rhetorical Criticism
  • DFT 441: Advanced TV Studio Production
  • JOU 452: The News Documentary
  • APR 487: Tideline Agency
  • CA 496: Internship
▼   Minor Requirements

Students majoring in advertising and public relations are required to have a minor. A full list of minors can be found at Majors and Minors.