Bachelor Programs in Film Studies

Compare 17 Bachelor Programs in Film Studies

Film Studies

A Bachelor in Film Studies allows students to learn through a hands-on approach to film studies, including cinematography, production, editing, lighting, and sound design. The degree provides further professional development by imparting new qualifications to students, and allowing graduates to become more competitive in the workforce.

What is a Bachelor in Film Studies? Academically, it is a program that equips students with fundamental and basic knowledge, such as how the myriad elements of film work side by side. Eager participants will also learn about the unique combination of theoretical knowledge and filmmaking practice. Students may choose options from an extensive array of courses, enabling them to apply various methods in order to analyze movement techniques, films, and styles within global film history.

There are several reasons why students choose to obtain a Bachelor in Film Studies. The program teaches a variety of concepts, including visual storytelling, history of film and television, and film genre studies. Typical course topics include directing, film theory and production, scriptwriting, international cinema, motion picture history, and animation.

The program costs vary depending on the institution. The program typically lasts between three and four years. Individuals should research the school thoroughly to ensure that the program offered fits their anticipated goals.

Graduates who earn a bachelor’s degree may find themselves in significant demand for a number of career prospects, such as a director, screenwriter, producer, camera operator, and film editor. These employment opportunities are becoming increasingly competitive. Students will develop a stronger foundation by successfully interacting with faculty, peers, and industry professionals through intensive learning experiences.

International opportunities are possible at a multitude of schools worldwide. Online courses are an excellent choice for people who live in remote areas worldwide with insufficient access to a university. Web-based programs also cater to people who require a flexible schedule. To find the right school for you, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor in Drama Television Film

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2017 USA Tulsa

The drama-television-film performance (DTF) major provides a foundation on which one can build experiences in professional, semi-professional or amateur DTF performances. T [+]

The drama-television-film performance (DTF) major provides a foundation on which one can build experiences in professional, semi-professional or amateur DTF performances. Through a variety of acting opportunities and experiences on the live theatre stage, in the television studio and on film location, the DTF Major strives to develop the intellectual, aesthetic and creative potential of students as well as prepare students for graduate studies.

Students majoring in DTF will experience the following

- Acting opportunities in main-stage productions, Showcase Theatre productions, student film and television projects - Designing makeup, costumes, sets and props - Building sets, costumes and props - Directing a scene for a film and a scene for the stage - Writing a script for a television series or a feature length film - Stage management and crew experiences for stage, television and film - Seminars with professionals in the areas of drama,television and film - Participation with Alpha Psi Omega (a national honorary dramatic society) - Audio production and voice-over opportunities ... [-]


BACHELOR IN ACTING

The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Ireland Dublin

At The Lir Academy we believe that students learn best by doing. This three-year, full-time, intensive honours degree will provide each student with all the training necessary to become a professional actor through a series of skills based courses. Acting technique, voice, movement, and singing form the core subjects taught and practiced whilst classes in Dramaturgy and Text Analysis complement this learning. [+]

At The Lir Academy we believe that students learn best by doing. This three-year, full-time, intensive honours degree will provide each student with all the training necessary to become a professional actor through a series of skills based courses. Acting technique, voice, movement, and singing form the core subjects taught and practiced whilst classes in Dramaturgy and Text Analysis complement this learning. In order to emulate best practice of our associate drama school (RADA) the course is taught over nine semesters (three per annum) and over three years. Given the practical nature of the course, and the principal objective of training the actor’s body as an instrument as well as the creative imagination, the intensity of the training for actors means that a student can expect to be in class for approximately 35 hours per week and 36 weeks per annum. Additional commitment during production modules will also be required. Students must demonstrate deep physical, mental and emotional strengths in order become an actor. Assessment All modules in the first two years of the course are examined by continuous assessment. All modules in the final year of the course are examined both by continuous assessment and by final public performance. Mode of delivery All modules will taught through practical workshops, seminars and rehearsals. Core/elective curriculum As this is a professional training course for a very defined profession all modules are compulsory. However, within each module there are ample opportunities for individual personal development with individual tuition provided. Annual intake A minimum number of 12 and a maximum number of 16 students will be admitted each year. The Bachelor in Acting at The Lir is not part of the CAO point’s race. Students are expected to have achieved the minimum matriculation requirements for Trinity College Dublin courses, however, exceptions may be made based on the demonstration of exceptional natural talent at auditions. Further information on the matriculation requirements can be found by clicking here. TO APPLY FOR THE BACHELOR IN ACTING OR THE FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN ACTING AND THEATRE, YOU WILL FIRST NEED TO CHOOSE AN AUDITION DATE, PAY THE ADMIN FEE AND THEN COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM. PLEASE NOTE YOU WILL BE ASKED TO UPLOAD A RECENT PHOTOGRAPH SO PLEASE HAVE IT READY BEFORE STARTING THE APPLICATION PROCESS. IF YOU DO NOT COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM IN THE FIRST ATTEMPT AND LOG OUT OF YOUR COMPUTER, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO GO BACK TO IT - YOU WILL HAVE TO START AGAIN Course Overview Year 1 In the first year of the course students will take three compulsory modules as follows: Acting and Text 1 Voice Studies 1 Movement Studies 1 Year 2 In the second year of the course students will take four compulsory modules as follows: Acting and Text 2 Voice Studies 2 Movement Studies 2 Ensemble Production Year 3 In the third year of the course students will take 8 compulsory modules to include 5 public theatre productions and one short film led by professional directors and designers. Professional development classes and an audition showcase will make up the remaining two modules. These are not assessed but are aimed to bridge the gap between the training of The Lir Academy and the world professional theatre, film, radio and television drama. Public Productions In their third year, students will be cast in a range of plays (from the classical and modern repertoires) directed by professional directors, including the Artistic Director. Classes will be in the form of rehearsals for a minimum of 30 hours per week and replicate the working environment of a professional theatre. Support in terms of individual tuition on a diagnostic basis in voice and movement will be provided. Students will rehearse for four weeks, followed by a get-in period of technical and dress rehearsals, and between 7-9 public performances to which directors, agents and the general public are invited to attend. Individual feedback from the Director and the Head of Acting, Voice and Movement, or their appointees will follow in the sixth week of each term. Students will perform in 6 productions over the course of their final year (2 per semester). One of these productions will be a short film shot both on set and location that will receive a public showcase. Core Skills and Career Preparation Throughout the final year, classes will take place that will enable students to continue to practice the core skills of voice and movement to help sustain them through the rigours and demands of the production modules. Further classes to enable students to prepare for a professional working life (including the preparation of show reels, CVs, auditions etc.) will be included. Classes will expand on the Acting & Text modules of Year Two relating to professional practice (such as Acting for Screen & Microphone). Audition Showcase Towards the end of the academic year students will prepare and rehearse with a professional director a showcase of scenes from a range of dramatic texts and/or songs for public presentation before an audience of agents, artistic directors, casting directors, and producers. Entry Requirements Candidates must have complete fluency in the English language The minimum age for admission is 17 Students are expected to have achieved the minimum matriculation requirements for Trinity College Dublin courses, however, exceptions may be made based on the demonstration of exceptional natural talent at auditions. Free Fees Tuition fees for EU students who have not previously studied at degree level are paid by the Irish Exchequer. The student pays a Student Contribution fee; €3,000, a Sports Centre Levy; €120 and a USI levy; €8 (2016/17) per year. If a student is awarded a Local Authority grant, the Student Services Fee will be paid by Local Authority. The Sports Centre and USI Levy must be paid by ALL students. [-]

Art Theory and Criticism (Minor Program)

Sabanci University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

The honors minor program in <strong>Art Theory and Criticism</strong> merges diverse aspects of visual studies into a unique curriculum, providing the students with an understanding of the major intellectual trends and debates in the visual arts, including art history, theory, criticism, and museum studies. [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. The honors minor program in Art Theory and Criticism merges diverse aspects of visual studies into a unique curriculum, providing the students with an understanding of the major intellectual trends and debates in the visual arts, including art history, theory, criticism, and museum studies. This comprises a study of the new philosophies of vision that have emerged over the past decades and affected our ways of seeing and the new technologies and media that have redefined lifestyles and social relations. A significant aspect of the program is its critical approach. New methods and theories drawn from a variety of disciplines provide students with an intellectually challenging and stimulating venue where they can develop analytical skills to explore the visual arts and their intellectual and theoretical underpinnings. The broad scope of this innovative program ranging from art history and theory to criticism and curatorship, includes an interactive study experience in Istanbul's art exhibitions, in particular the Sakıp Sabancı Museum, offering our students a unique opportunity to test their theoretical knowledge. Degree Requirements Program Requirements may vary according to the year of first enrollment. Application Requirements Minor Honor Programs are designed to provide knowledge and information in areas other than those of the student's registered diploma program. Succesful undergraduate students who satisfy the specific terms and conditions, are candidates for the minor honors programs. Students can apply for the minor honors programs, as early as the beginning of the term following the term in which they declare their major, by submitting a written request and transcript to the Faculty Dean's office between the dates announced for the application. In order for application to be evaluated, the Cumulative and Semester Grade Point Average (CGPA and GPA) must be at least 3.00 at the time of application and the application must be approved by the Faculty Board. A certificate is awarded to students who successfully have completed all the courses in their registered minor honors program, who have a CGPA of at least 3.00/4.00 besides the Bachelor's Diploma for satisfying the undergraduate degree requirements. [-]

Bachelor of Film

SAE Institute Australia
Campus Full time 2 years June 2017 Australia Sydney Melbourne Perth Byron Bay Brisbane + 4 more

The SAE Bachelor of Film is a hands-on filmmaking course covering tactile hard skill elements of filmmaking in the modern era. New forms of film distribution have changed the film-viewing environment but the foundation skills needed to create films are still core to the future of film production. [+]

The SAE Bachelor of Film is a hands-on filmmaking course covering tactile hard skill elements of filmmaking in the modern era. New forms of film distribution have changed the film-viewing environment but the foundation skills needed to create films are still core to the future of film production. Soft skills are invaluable attributes for students and are taught through the organising of film productions at the student level. Communication, scheduling, and organisational skills are the core of the Studio Units delivered in Stage II alongside the foundational skills learnt. Creation of high quality short films with high production values lead students through this combined technical and people oriented delivery giving them the springboard to all areas of filmmaking. You will undertake specialised units designed for students to participate in real-world projects under the guidance of expert SAE staff. With this unique teaching style, you will demonstrate your skills and technical knowledge in a collaborative and creative studio-based learning environment. Your Studies: Each degree program is broken up into discrete stages, each designed to promote different skills. Stage I – Foundational Skills Development In Stage I, you will undertake a number of foundational units which will give you the essential technical skills and knowledge not only relevant to your discipline area, but also give you the skills required to collaborate with other creative media students and professionals in later stages of the program. Introduction to cinematography and film production Post-production principles and techniques Storytelling for contemporary media Critical thinking for creative media Screen design Film studies Overview of industry Project management and professional etiquette Critical and creative thinking Contemporary industry overview Stage II – Interdisciplinary Projects, Media and Cultural Studies In Stage II you will be working in simulated project groups where you are working towards large scale deliverables each trimester. Within Stage II we will not only get you to apply your Stage I skills in a deeper context, but help you work within the contemporary creative media workforce. In Stage II we show you how your work contributes to and interacts with broader culture and media practice. This knowledge will enable you to work with a variety of other disciplines and artists and expand your potential on the global stage. You will complete a number of real-world projects with students not only in your own discipline, but in all other SAE disciplines. In Stage II, you will be given the opportunity to work as project specialists within the following areas. The types of projects and project roles you choose to undertake will determine what area of specialisation you fall within. Stage II has two studio modules with projects based on the following areas; 1. Production Both film specialisations have a strong common set of subjects covering the broad base the film industry requires. The Production specialisation focuses on targeting producing and directing skills specifically to this stream, strengthening the ‘big picture’ skill-set of graduates. 2. Post Production The Post Production specialisation adds more specific compositing and software curriculum elements to the common core subjects of this degree. Visual Effects are used in many more films than most people realise and these techniques are studied in this specialisation using industry standard software. Some of these high level softwares were traditionally very expensive and required major hardware installations in order to use. These are now much easier for students to access, increasing creative possibilities within the realm of all future filmmakers. Stage III Stage III is the final part of your studies. Here you will undertake an interdisciplinary project of your choice to be the final and most ambitious portfolio project that you will undertake. You will also finalise your studies by undertaking an elective module and completing a compulsory internship. By the time you graduate, you will have; a professional online presence that you will have begun building at the start of the program, a wide range of interdisciplinary projects present in your portfolio, and a deeper understanding of the creative media fields and real-world experience. Our graduates finish with skill-sets covering not only the foundational areas of traditional filmmaking, but wider concepts of the future of film distribution and viewing standards. Not only do our graduates finish with a working showreel presenting their skills but also their individual creative directions. Students also graduate with an understanding of how to navigate the future of film and media as it adapts and evolves with the changing times. [-]

BFA in Filmmaking

EICAR
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 France Paris

EICAR, the only film school in continental Europe with an English language curriculum, offers a three year Bachelor of Fine Arts program in filmmaking with 5 Specializations – Directing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Producing and Editing. The School provides degrees and programs with an emphasis on practical filmmaking experience and teamwork. We favor direct studio work and exercises where lessons can... [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. BFA in Filmmaking EICAR, the only film school in continental Europe with an English language curriculum, offers a three year Bachelor of Fine Arts program in filmmaking with 5 Specializations – Directing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Producing and Editing. The School provides degrees and programs with an emphasis on practical filmmaking experience and teamwork. We favor direct studio work and exercises where lessons can sink in. The programs also concentrate on the proper management of film sets so students can understand how things are done in the professional world and develop their skills and talents accordingly. This is why we focus our curriculum and philosophy on getting the process right. Studying in Paris with an international network of professionals EICAR provides an international environment with over 60 nationalities present within the school’s student and staff community. Our international faculty of working film and television professionals has one foot in the industry at all times. Because EICAR instructors are not academics but active professionals, they are able to offer a real world, cutting-edge approach to film education where students are prepared to confront and master the latest technical changes and artistic tendencies in the rapidly evolving audiovisual industry. In addition to EICAR’s faculty of film and media professionals, a rigorous program designed to emulate the reality and challenges of the professional world is keystone of the BFA curriculum. The European Bachelor of Fine Arts is a degree-level diploma which is accredited by EABHES, the European Accreditation Board of Higher Education Schools. 
The Bachelor’s degree is recognized in affiliated Universities and Higher Education Schools around the world and gives students a high level of geographical mobility, in terms both of their studies and their professional activities. They are a genuine European passport for the world of work. A minimum of 180 ECTS credits is required for the BFA degree. These credits can be earned in coursework, personal study, and internships. A compulsory Foreign Language test is also required for the degree qualifications. [-]

Bachelor in Digital Media

Greenville College
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 USA Greenville

The Digital Media major prepares students to become content creators in a world that is constantly being shaped by technology. Preparation includes the cultivation of analytic and critical thinking skills as well as the ability to work and communicate with others on complex interdisciplinary projects integrating digital music and graphic design; web based digital communications; and internet development skills. [+]

The Digital Media major prepares students to become content creators in a world that is constantly being shaped by technology. Preparation includes the cultivation of analytic and critical thinking skills as well as the ability to work and communicate with others on complex interdisciplinary projects integrating digital music and graphic design; web based digital communications; and internet development skills. Find Your Track Game Design & Development Experiment and study games. Learn video game design and prototyping programs. Complete theoretical and laboratory work that focuses on the video game development process. Film Learn state-of-the-art techniques and methods for production and film theory. Graphic Design Gain proficiency in the digital-based design field for web and print publishing. Recording Integrate audio into digital technologies such as video and web. Internet Development Learn how to design cutting-edge digital content and put it in action on the web. Degree Plans Sample degree plans provide a glimpse of what your schedule may look like as you complete this program. 3-Year Digital Media with Business Minor Plan 3-Year Digital Media Graphic Design Track with Business Minor Plan 4-Year Digital Media Plan Entrance Requirements Greenville College admits students who desire to achieve a liberal arts education in an evangelical Christian context. Members of this community are either committed to Christ or are sympathetic to the Christian perspective. Applicants are evaluated by consideration of their academic record, test scores, references, interviews, and participation in extracurricular activities. To be considered for admission, students must submit the following: A completed Application for Admission, including full responses to the application essays High School Transcripts College Transcripts (if the student has attended any colleges previously) ACT or SAT scores (required only of entering freshmen and transfer students with fewer than 30 college credits) References (only if requested by the Admissions Committee) The Admissions Office reviews each file individually, so all students who desire to study at Greenville College should complete the application process. However, the Greenville College Faculty have established guidelines by which admission decisions are generally made, which are: Freshmen: Completed a college preperatory curriculum in high school Ranked in the top 50% of the high school class ACT composite of 18, or SAT (Math + Critical Reading) of 860 High School GPA of at least 2.25/4.0 Transfers: Completed at least 12 transferrable college credits College GPA of at least 2.25/4.0 Note: If a student has completed fewer than 30 college credits, then the high school record and test scores are also used to determine admission. Note: If a student is not a native English speaker, then the college will consider the TOEFEL in lieu of the ACT or SAT for a freshman and may require the TOEFEL for a transfer student. An exact course distribution is not required, but the College recommends at least eleven of the minimum sixteen units earned be in college preparatory subjects. It is highly recommended that entering students have: four years of English in high school one year each in algebra and geometry two years of foreign language at least one of year of laboratory science one year of American history. However, each candidate will be evaluated on the basis of the individual credentials presented to the College in support of the application. *Special Note: A student pursuing an education degree with Greenville College who submits a composite score of 22 on the ACT (the composite score must include the writing portion of the test) will be able to use their composite ACT in lieu of the TAP/Illinois Basic Skills test. Note that the ACT composite score must be submitted during the admission process to Greenville College. Greenville College admits students on a rolling basis, so there is no specific application deadline. Students receive notification of admission within two weeks after their admission file is complete. The Admissions Committee reserves the right to request a personal, on-campus interview with an applicant before making the final admissions decision. Greenville College has the right to refuse admission or readmission for any student at its discretion. The college does not discriminate in its educational programs or activities on the basis of handicap, race, creed, color, sex or national origin which is in full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the laws of the State of Illinois. Career Opportunities DM Alumni's careers range widely - from Graphic Designers to Professional Photographers and Videographers, from Audio Engineers to Web Developers, and more. [-]

Bachelor (BFA) in Film

Brooks Institute
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Ventura

The mission of the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Program is to provide a deeply immersive, experiential learning environment that promotes creative expression, best practices, and collaboration as students prepare for a variety of career paths in motion picture production for traditional and emerging media markets. [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. The mission of the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Program is to provide a deeply immersive, experiential learning environment that promotes creative expression, best practices, and collaboration as students prepare for a variety of career paths in motion picture production for traditional and emerging media markets. The 120 semester credit Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film program builds knowledge of the craft of film through a series of core courses culminating in a production workshop and portfolio experience. The program consists of 66 semester credits that cover a variety of aspects of film production including narrative and commercial filmmaking and screenwriting. In addition, students take 45 semester credits in general education and 9 semester credits in business courses designed to support their professional goals as filmmakers and broaden their understanding and experience of other subject areas. Core Courses Core courses include: Visual Design and Media Film Language History of Film Production Workshop I Audio Foundations Lighting Theory Digital Production Screenwriting I Directing I Cinematography I Editing I Production Workshop II Production Design New Media Capstone Elective Options Among these elective course options are: Producing Practices Motion Picture Development Cinematography II Directing the Actor Advanced Editing Digital Post-Production Sound Design Feature Screenwriting I Feature Screenwriting II Writing the Television Drama Writing the Television Comedy Master Seminar Marketing Media Commercial Production Music Video Production Cinematography Portfolio Narrative Portfolio Pre-Production Narrative Portfolio Production Narrative Portfolio Post Productions Artist in Residence Industry Internships Program Objectives Upon the completion of the Film Program students should be able to: Graduating students should be equipped to: Apply film aesthetics in a specific filmmaking discipline. (Visual Literacy, Problem Solver) Analyze the global context of media production and distribution. (Problem Solver, Global) Collaborate effectively and ethically to accomplish professional goals. (Ethics, Collaboration, Communication) Use contemporary motion picture tools to communicate a story or concept. (Communication, Adept) [-]

Bachelor in Film and Media Studies

Budapest Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2017 Hungary Budapest

Unlike other programs, the three-year Film and Media Studies BA Program at MET, offers an introduction to this art form in the full range of the profession, including experiences in its various challenges, from one-camera interview shootings to multi-camera studio recordings. [+]

Unlike other programs, the three-year Film and Media Studies BA Program at MET, offers an introduction to this art form in the full range of the profession, including experiences in its various challenges, from one-camera interview shootings to multi-camera studio recordings. The program offers practical experience in making short films, television scenes and documentaries, as well as practice in the work of a screenwriter, director, assistant, lighting technician, sound engineer, and editor. These various practical opportunities help our students in their future careers as professional, confident filmmakers, and takes place where movies such as Die Hard, and 47 Ronin were shot - at the Origo Film Studio. THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR YOU:
 …if you are interested in visual communication and various film genres, if you have mature visual intelligence and good cooperating and communication skills. CORE SUBJECTS: Basics of Editing, Creative Visual Studies, Film Market, History of Art, History of Motion Pictures, Image and Sound Postproduction, Motion Picture Technologies, Practical Motion Picture Arts, Psychology of Art, Social History CAREER PROSPECTS: Film and Media Production Specialist at institutes specialized in mass communication and media Organizer in program production Film and Media Specialist working for professional with a degree in arts Film and Media Specialist working for Advertising and PR experts in the field of analogue and digital post production in editorial offices Qualification as specified in the degree certificate: Film and Media Specialist Head of the program: Ádám Rozgonyi PhD, DLA, habil
Associate Professor, film director, screenwriter “We live in the line of the rapid fire of moving images. They are raining down on us from every possible place: movie and television screens, computer monitors, mobile displays, presentations and advertisements... They entertain, inform and control us. But who is going to invent, design, edit and record the images of the future in a creative, smart and artistic way? This might be just you. And this is what you learn to do at the Film and Media Studies program.” András Kepes DLA, habil. 
University Professor, Táncsics Mihály Award and Prima, Pulitzer Prize-winning Writer, Television Production Expert, Chairman of the Council of Arts “They say: “Success is a choice and it’s yours to make.” Are you one of these people to think like that? Then we have something in common. As a current student at Budapest Metropolitan University, I was clearly taught that the course you choose isn't what you study, it’s what you live. Here I have the chance to build a balance between my academic and social life and I have met so many nice people in the international community.Whether if they’re locals or from the parts of the world that you didn't even hear before, you’ll always be cheerful to meet these people. Apart from liking the fact that teachers would feel like your tutors during the classes and your friends afterwards the school, it makes sense of calling this atmosphere a family. Being a student here has given me the opportunity to equip myself with all the necessary skills and knowledge to further my career anywhere in the world. I thought I was only going to be a university student abroad as I enrolled to Metropolitan, but now I see I became an individual who delightedly calls this place, home.” Vedat Direk
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Bachelor of Communication, Media and Film

University of Calgary
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Calgary

The Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies hosts programs in Communications Studies and Film Studies. First-year students in all degree programs offered by the Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies are encouraged to explore courses in a variety of areas. It is recommended that a first-year program include at least two of the... [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. The Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies hosts programs in Communications Studies and Film Studies. First-year students in all degree programs offered by the Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies are encouraged to explore courses in a variety of areas. It is recommended that a first-year program include at least two of the following: Communications Studies 201 Communications Studies 203 Film 201 In addition, students should also select at least 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) from the Faculty of Arts. Degree programs offered by the Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies may include senior-level courses offered by other Departments either as core requirements or as options. It is therefore useful to take first-year courses from a variety of other areas. In addition, students should normally select 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) from the Faculty of Science. Communication Studies Communications Studies explores the ways in which communication constructs and reflects society and culture. The program emphasizes three interrelated areas of communication: 1) Media and Popular Culture: the theory, criticism and history of communication through traditional media, new media, and popular culture; 2) Rhetorical Communication: the theory, critique and production of informative, persuasive and professional discourse in public and organizational contexts; and 3) Science and Communication: discourses and processes of communication in relation to health, science and technology. The program aims to educate flexible and articulate analysts, researchers and practitioners for a wide range of academic, public and professional contexts. It provides graduates with the knowledge, skill and discernment to communicate ideas effectively and to investigate communication in and across a variety of media including speech, writing, television, film, radio, digital media and interactive entertainment, the Internet, and wireless networks. Our co-operative education and experiential learning opportunities enable students to develop and apply their skills in non-academic contexts. Film Studies Film Studies will help prepare students for careers in the areas of film, video and new media in addition to further graduate study. While not specifically a professional program, these degrees allow students to develop an interdisciplinary appreciation of cinema as a popular medium of communications. In addition to developing a critical understanding of cinema, students will consider film as an art form, as a cultural industry, and as an innovative and developing technology with cultural, social and political significance. Students registered in the Film Studies Major program have the option of pursuing a Bachelor of Arts program in film or a Bachelor of Film Studies degree (BFS) offered in conjunction with SAIT Polytechnic. The BA program is intended to provide an awareness of the cultural, historical and social character of film. The BFS degree program combines an appreciation of critical and theoretical approaches to film with professional-level production skills and credentials. [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Cinema

Mapúa Institute of Technology
Campus Full time November 2017 Philippines Manila

This program is designed to train students who will join the ranks of the new breed of independent filmmakers [+]

The School of Multimedia and Visual Arts of Mapúa Institute of Technology offers programs that explore infinite possibilities of creativity in concept and design development. Its innovative curricula are geared to develop competencies and greater understanding of art and its societal impact. Instructions are designed to provide utmost learning experience combining traditional art and emerging multimedia technologies with outcomes-based teaching and learning system as foundation to meet the aptitudes required for successful launching of careers of its graduates. Vision and Mission We shall be globally recognized as a center of excellence in Multimedia and Visual Arts education by providing instructions that are current in content, state-of-art in delivery and responding to the challenges of the times. Our mission is to disseminate, generate, preserve and apply knowledge using the most effective means, and to provide our students with quality education through rigorous and up-to-date preparation with ample opportunities for the exercise of creativity and the experience of discovery. We shall implement curricula that, while being steeped in technologies, shall also be rich in the humanities, languages and social sciences that will inculcate ethics. The Program This program is designed to train students who will join the ranks of the new breed of independent filmmakers in the rapidly growing field of digital cinema. The program will teach film techniques during the first year, while the last two years will be geared to developing projects based on specific film tradition (documentary and experimental) and film genre (drama/biography, action, comedy, romantic comedy, horror/mystery crime/action, and science fiction/fantasy). Graduates of this program may occupy critical posts in entertainment, public relations, advertising, educational media, creative writing and filmmaking job markets. [-]

Bachelor of Film

SAE Institute UAE
Campus Full time 2 - 3 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

Learn the traditional skills of film making and be at the forefront of new industry technologies. Specialize in: <ul> <li>Production</li> <li>Post Production</li> </ul> [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. COURSE OVERVIEW The SAE Bachelor of Film is a hands-on filmmaking course covering tactile hard skill elements of filmmaking in the modern era. New forms of film distribution have changed the film-viewing environment but the foundation skills needed to create films are still core to the future of film production. Soft skills are invaluable attributes for students and are taught through the organising of film productions at the student level. Communication, scheduling, and organisational skills are the core of the Studio Units delivered in Stage II alongside the foundational skills learnt. Creation of high quality short films with high production values lead students through this combined technical and people oriented delivery giving them the springboard to all areas of filmmaking. You will undertake specialised units designed for students to participate in real-world projects under the guidance of expert SAE staff. With this unique teaching style, you will demonstrate your skills and technical knowledge in a collaborative and creative studio-based learning environment. Your Studies: Each degree program is broken up into discrete stages, each designed to promote different skills. Stage I – Foundational Skills Development In Stage I, you will undertake a number of foundational units which will give you the essential technical skills and knowledge not only relevant to your discipline area, but also give you the skills required to collaborate with other creative media students and professionals in later stages of the program. Introduction to cinematography and film production Post-production principles and techniques Storytelling for contemporary media Critical thinking for creative media Screen design Film studies Overview of industry Project management and professional etiquette Critical and creative thinking Contemporary industry overview Stage II – Interdisciplinary Projects, Media and Cultural Studies In Stage II you will be working in simulated project groups where you are working towards large scale deliverables each trimester. Within Stage II we will not only get you to apply your Stage I skills in a deeper context, but help you work within the contemporary creative media workforce. In Stage II we show you how your work contributes to and interacts with broader culture and media practice. This knowledge will enable you to work with a variety of other disciplines and artists and expand your potential on the global stage. You will complete a number of real-world projects with students not only in your own discipline, but in all other SAE disciplines. In Stage II, you will be given the opportunity to work as project specialists within the following areas. The types of projects and project roles you choose to undertake will determine what area of specialisation you fall within. Stage II has two studio modules with projects based on the following areas; Production Both film specialisations have a strong common set of subjects covering the broad base the film industry requires. The Production specialisation focuses on targeting producing and directing skills specifically to this stream, strengthening the ‘big picture’ skill-set of graduates. Post Production The Post Production specialisation adds more specific compositing and software curriculum elements to the common core subjects of this degree. Visual Effects are used in many more films than most people realise and these techniques are studied in this specialisation using industry standard software. Some of these high level softwares were traditionally very expensive and required major hardware installations in order to use. These are now much easier for students to access, increasing creative possibilities within the realm of all future filmmakers. Stage III Stage III is the final part of your studies. Here you will undertake an interdisciplinary project of your choice to be the final and most ambitious portfolio project that you will undertake. You will also finalise your studies by undertaking an elective module and completing a compulsory internship. By the time you graduate, you will have; a professional online presence that you will have begun building at the start of the program, a wide range of interdisciplinary projects present in your portfolio, and a deeper understanding of the creative media fields and real-world experience. Our graduates finish with skill-sets covering not only the foundational areas of traditional filmmaking, but wider concepts of the future of film distribution and viewing standards. Not only do our graduates finish with a working showreel presenting their skills but also their individual creative directions. Students also graduate with an understanding of how to navigate the future of film and media as it adapts and evolves with the changing times. YOU WILL LEARN Camera techniques Production techniques Cinematography Visual effects Production design Screen design Storytelling Post production Screen writing Project management Industry knowledge YOUR LEARNING EXPERIENCE Develop your knowledge and skills on industry standard camera technologies including 4K Red cameras, Canon C300s, and more. Work collaboratively with artists, designers, web, mobile and games developers, animators, and audio specialists. Create productions under real-world conditions. Experience innovative learning at its best, including intensive workshops, face-to-face lectures, studio-based practice, and online delivery. Learn high-level cinematography and visual effects skills using the same equipment, software, and processes employed by industry practitioners. Build skills in industry-standard software including DaVinci Resolve colour grading software, Avid Media Composer editing software, Adobe After Effects, and Photoshop standard screen graphics applications. Experience a course designed in collaboration with industry partners and develop skills that the film industry wants. Develop high-level skills in your craft before you graduate: be industry-ready. CAREER OPTIONS Video editor Cinematographer Director Producer Visual effects artist Colourist EMPLOYERS SAE film graduates have been involved with outstanding production companies, studios, and networks, including: Nine Network Steam Motion & Sound Fuel VFX Foxtel ABC Independent production companies KEY FACTS DURATION(S): 2 Years Accelarated! 3 Years Full Time INTAKES: Jan 2017 NEXT INTAKE: Enrol By: 22 Jan 2017 Start Date: 22 Jan 2017 End Date: 31 Dec 2019 COURSE TYPE: Bachelor ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Minimum Age Students seeking admission to SAE must be at least 17 years of age at the time of application. Academic requirements Applicants must have successfully completed secondary studies (high school) or have completed the SAE Dubai Foundation course. Applicants must meet English language requirements as outlined below. English language requirements International students need to provide additional evidence of language skills including one of the following: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a band score of at least 6, or equivalent, OR Completion of Year 12 English at an Australian secondary school or college, or equivalent. [-]

BFA in Digital Filmmaking Track

University of Montana
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Missoula

The Bachelor of Fine Arts | Digital Filmmaking track offers an all-inclusive experience in the areas of pre-production, production and post production. Project-based courses cover narrative, experimental and commercial content creation for both traditional and web-based enviroments... [+]

The Bachelor of Fine Arts | Digital Filmmaking track offers an all-inclusive experience in the areas of pre-production, production and post production. Project-based courses cover narrative, experimental and commercial content creation for both traditional and web-based enviroments. Application Deadline is May 2, 2016. Prerequisites Before applying to the B.F.A. program the student must complete the following four B.A. courses. They must be completed or in the process of completion before applying for the B.F.A. degree. For course descriptions see Courses section. MART 101L Introduction to Media Arts - 3cr. MART 102 Digital Technology in the Arts - 3cr. MART 111A Integrated Digital Art - 3cr. MART 112A Intro to Film Editing - 3cr. Year One (In the BA) These classes may be taken in any order. MART 101L Intro to Media Arts - 3 cr. MART 102 Digital Technology in the Arts - 3 cr. MART 111A Integrated Digital Art - 3 cr. MART 112A Intro to Film Editing - 3 cr. After the first year in the BA students accepted into the BFA will follow this track. Year Two Fall MART 210 Creation of Media Story- 3 cr. MART 251 Digital Video Production Techniques - 3 cr. MART 330 Principles of Sound (online)- 3 cr. Spring MART 300 Visions of Film- 3 cr. MART 325 Intro to Animation - 3 cr. MART 445 Sound for Digital Media - 3 cr. Year Three Fall MART 252 Screenwriting- 3 cr. MART 336 Directing Fiction Film - 3 cr. MART 491 Producing I- 2 cr. Spring MART 301 Digital Film Practices - 3 cr. MART 326 Intro to Cinematography - 3 cr. MART 455 Visions of Documentary Film - 3 cr. Year Four Fall MART 341 Intro to Web Design - 3 cr. MART 442 Experimental Film- 3 cr. MART 499 Senior Project - 3 cr. Spring MART 450 Topics in Film/Media - 3 cr. MART 465 Special Projects - 3 cr. [-]

Bachelor Degree in Film and Video

Five Towns College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Long Island City

The program is designed to take 4 years to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, 86% finished [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. How much will this program cost me? - Tuition and fees: $78,040 - Books and supplies: $5,000 - On-campus room & board: $50,040 *The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change. International Scholarships International students accepted to Five Towns College are eligible to receive an international scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 USD per year. These scholarships are based on talent and/or merit and are renumerable based on the scholarship criteria set forth in the awards letter. These scholarships are awarded at both the undergraduate and graduate level. What financing options are available to help me pay for this program? Financing for this program may be available through grants, scholarships, loans (federal and private) and institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below: - Federal loans: $40,279 - Private education loans: $5,350 - Institutional financing plan: $0 The school has elected to provide the following additional information: 73% of program graduates used loans to help finance their costs for this program. How long will it take me to complete this program? The program is designed to take 4 years to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, 86% finished in 4 years. [-]

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Television)

JMC Academy
Campus Full time 104 - 156 weeks January 2017 Australia Brisbane Sydney Melbourne + 2 more

These intensive yet crucial trimesters prepare students to enter the industry by having them undertake advanced production management, post production and motion graphics studies. They are encouraged to develop a stronger... [+]

Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Television)

These intensive yet crucial trimesters prepare students to enter the industry by having them undertake advanced production management, post production and motion graphics studies. They are encouraged to develop a stronger context from which to view and critique their own and others work in international cinema and genre subjects. With the focus on developing industry-ready screen practitioners, students are provided internship opportunities and time to develop a feasible business plan for pitching to future investors. There is a significant practical component to the Degree, with students encouraged to specialise in the creative, technical or management role that most interests them. As part of their professional development, students are required to create a showreel of work that showcases their unique skills and talents to show to prospective employers. What Career will this course prepare me for? Students are given extensive theoretical and practical training using the most up-to-date facilities available to ensure they enter the industry with a realistic and competitive approach to all aspects of digital production. A career in television is a demanding one, but it is also very challenging and rewarding. You will be required to have solid technical knowledge and endless creative inspiration. Experience and determination are often the key elements towards a successful career. Graduates may find employment with:... [-]


Bachelor in Film and New Media Studies

Wheaton College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Norton

FNMS introduces students to the theoretical, historical, aesthetic, global and technological dimensions of cinema and digital media. Such media inform not only how we understand and value representation, but how we understand and value the ideas, peoples, places and cultures that we see represented. [+]

Bachelors in Film Studies. Wheaton is excited to announce its new interdisciplinary program in Film & New Media Studies. FNMS introduces students to the theoretical, historical, aesthetic, global and technological dimensions of cinema and digital media. Such media inform not only how we understand and value representation, but how we understand and value the ideas, peoples, places and cultures that we see represented. As information and communication technologies and media comprise an ever more prominent aspect of daily life, their social, psychological, cultural, political, economic and environmental impact becomes increasingly consequential. So too does the need to identify, study and responsibly contribute to that impact. The Film and New Media Studies major is designed to be at once intellectually cohesive yet highly flexible. Multiple pathways through the major ensure that in addition to developing competencies in core areas, students can, in consultation with their academic advisor, plan a program of study that will help them identify and achieve their goals both while at Wheaton and in their post-graduation pursuits. Designed in the liberal arts tradition and for the 21st century, Wheaton’s Film & New Media Studies program emphasizes... Developing skills, knowledge and literacies that will help achieve academic 
and professional success; Understanding the past, participating in the present and preparing for the future; Critical thinking, computational thinking and creative innovation; The integration of curricular and co-curricular learning experiences; Project- and participation-based learning; Thoughtful engagement with a diverse range of views, cultures, traditions and people; Opportunities to study abroad and to participate in summer internship. Major requirements The major consists of 11 courses, a senior seminar, 4 core courses and at least 2 eligible 300-level courses1. There are multiple pathways through the Film and New Media Studies major. Students are strongly encouraged to work with the Film and New Media Studies advisor to plan out the most suitable program of study for them based on individual interests and learning goals. [-]