Bachelor Programs in Film

Compare 34 Bachelor Programs in Film

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Many students in computer arts who wish to specialize in television and film making often choose to pursue a Bachelor in Film. This allows talented storytellers to express their art in ways that reach an audience in both movie theaters and home theaters. 

What is a Bachelor in Film? Students in this program learn all aspects of film creation, including both theory and practice. Coursework generally includes topics in film and television directing, scriptwriting, sound, animation, lighting, typography, and cinematography.

Film production is a competitive field. The opportunity to participate in a major motion picture or a television production is often won by superior training and education. Another benefit is that more filmmakers see their work reach audiences than ever before. Major motion pictures require a larger production team than in times past. Cable networks are hungry for new, fresh programming. Filmmakers with their own vision can now publish in a variety of ways, including getting funding online or posting to a video showcase.

Costs for a filmmaker program vary widely by institution. Students can expect to pay tuition, lab fees, and equipment rental costs. Many students find it important to purchase their own computer and film production software. A computer and a high-speed internet connection are usually a necessity for remote students. The filmmaking program generally lasts three to five years.

Although graduates are trained in all aspects of filmmaking, they often choose to start their career in a particular specialty. Many gravitate towards the scripters’ bull-pen or write their own scripts. Others become part of the film crew as stage or lighting producers. Still others work as sound technicians, computer animators, or story boarders. Many consider the pinnacle of a filmmaking career as becoming the director of a film or television series.

There are places for a future filmmaker at educational institutions nearly anywhere in the world. Many filmmaking programs are available completely online. 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 of Applied Arts in Music Production

Visible Music College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Memphis

The Music Production program is designed to prepare audio engineers and producers for vocational readiness from a Christian perspective. The program is designed to introduce the student to the tools and techniques used to produce music in the modern recording studio, while nurturing the student’s passion to serve the church or industry with Christian character. [+]

Bachelors in Film. MUSIC PRODUCTION The Music Production program is designed to prepare audio engineers and producers for vocational readiness from a Christian perspective. The program is designed to introduce the student to the tools and techniques used to produce music in the modern recording studio, while nurturing the student’s passion to serve the church or industry with Christian character. The student will gain an in-depth knowledge of current technology, recording techniques and music production skills. Music Production students will be responsible for engineering all student recordings and handling live sound at any events for Visible Music College. Skills and knowledge acquired in the program equip students to work as producers, engineers, or to create a new studio business, and focuses on using industry-standard programs (Logic and ProTools). Upon graduation, the student will: Be able to find gainful employment in studios, live sound venues, post-production facilities, production companies, broadcast media, or entrepreneurial endeavors; Be able to oversee and execute studio and live sound responsibilities with competence, professionalism, and humility; Have a thorough understanding of how the mechanics of sound apply to modern recording techniques and live sound reinforcement. [-]

Bachelor in Film and Television

Canadian University of Bangladesh
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Bangladesh Dhaka

Film and Television program provides students with a golden opportunity to learn the diversified aspects of television journalism, television production and film making and criticism. [+]

DURATION: 4 Years (Trimester System) Film and Television program provides students with a golden opportunity to learn the diversified aspects of television journalism, television production and film making and criticism. Its digital resource center is being set up with latest cameras, sound equipments, and editing panels. Leading film and television personalities of the country are involved with the department as adjunct faculties. The bachelor program consists of 129 credits with Internship/ Graduate Film. ADMISSION REQUIREMENT Minimum GPA 2.50 in both S.S.C and H.S.C or equivalent. Minimum 5 subjects in O-Level and 2 subjects in A-Level with minimum grade of B in 4 subjects and minimum grade of C in 3 subjects. PROGRAM STRUCTURE [-]

Bachelor of Film

SAE Institute Australia
Campus Full time 2 years June 2017 Australia Byron Bay Brisbane Sydney Melbourne Perth + 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. [+]

Bachelors in Film. 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... [-]

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... [-]

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 International Liberal Arts: Performing Arts

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2017 Japan Kōfu

This course serves as an introduction to the theoretical, social and artistic traditions which are key to an understanding of the dramatic arts of the Western stage and screen. [+]

Bachelor in International Liberal Arts: Performing Arts Western Film & Theater This course serves as an introduction to the theoretical, social and artistic traditions which are key to an understanding of the dramatic arts of the Western stage and screen. It will allow students access to a broad range of work, across the centuries, whilst encouraging them to think about such material as part of a greater, overall understanding of Western art/society in general. Objectives At the end of this course, students should be able to: (i) identify the key terms, people and traditions which are important in the history of theatre and film-making in the West, (ii) know how to access and read primary sources to adopt a critical perspective on performing art, identify the concerns and intentions of secondary sources, and develop an awareness of different approaches to make sense of such art, (iii) understand how both film and theatre is both an artistic and social construct, carrying messages that go beyond their own time or place, (iv) engage thoroughly in writing about the key moments in art history by putting forward an argument and developing it in a clear and coherent manner, and (v) learn how to articulate and refine ideas in discussions and presentations. Japanese Film & Theater This course serves as an introduction to the theoretical, social and artistic traditions which are key to an understanding of the dramatic arts of the Japanese stage and screen. It will allow students access to a broad range... [-]

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 [+]

Bachelors in Film. 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... [-]

Bachelor of Arts: Communication, Media and Film

University of Windsor
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Windsor

Media are all around us. We are now, more than ever, individually and collectively immersed in mediated environments, forever connected to social networks, constantly communicating via new media platforms and mobile devices, and consuming the products of media culture in ways that were once unimaginable. [+]

Media are all around us. We are now, more than ever, individually and collectively immersed in mediated environments, forever connected to social networks, constantly communicating via new media platforms and mobile devices, and consuming the products of media culture in ways that were once unimaginable. The content we receive and create through these various media influence how we think, what we think about, how we conduct our everyday lives and how we experience the world. Students in Communication, Media and Film are at the centre of exploring the most dynamic changes in our increasingly complex media landscape as well as the broader cultural, social, economic and political implications of contemporary and emergent technologies. A Rigorous, Enriching Program Communication, Media and Film at the University of Windsor offers an innovative curriculum—blending theory and practice—so that you acquire the skills necessary to interpret and critically engage our media-saturated world. We offer a four-year Honours BA in Communication, Media and Film and a three-year General BA in Communication, Media and Film. Additionally, we offer combined honours programs in Communication, Media and Film and Dramatic Art; Communication, Media and Film and Visual Arts; Digital Journalism and Communication, Media and Film; and other combined honours programs, where Communication, Media and Film can be paired with other subjects including English, political science, sociology, history, and many others. You can customize your post-secondary education by focusing on one or more of our "Paths of Study" such as: new/social media and digital culture; digital media production; advertising, public... [-]

Bachelor in Radio, Television and Cinema

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Istanbul

In recent years, the audiovisual industries have gained a great momentum in Turkey. Filmmakers receive international awards at major film festivals, and Turkish series are watched by millions worldwide. Taking advantage of new media possibilities, these fields go beyond all borders and create their own audiences. These developments require a new understanding and know-how of cinema and broadcasting that is independent and creative. [+]

Bachelors in Film. In recent years, the audiovisual industries have gained a great momentum in Turkey. Filmmakers receive international awards at major film festivals, and Turkish series are watched by millions worldwide. Taking advantage of new media possibilities, these fields go beyond all borders and create their own audiences. These developments require a new understanding and know-how of cinema and broadcasting that is independent and creative. Alumni profile Our students learn not only the theories and methods of "seeing" and "showing" but also acquire skills regarding the management of all processes related to cinema and broadcasting. They gain a vision which will lead them through the changes that these fields are constantly going through. We are raising a free-thinking new generation of filmmakers and broadcasters. They do not only produce works that are in accordance with the requirements of the communication era, but are also capable of promoting, selling, distributing and analyzing these works. Why KHas Radio, Television and Cinema? Our curriculum is taught by a first-rate faculty comprised of graduates of internationally renowned universities and experts who actively work in the industry. Through effective advice offered by this faculty, our students are guided at the end of their second year towards tracks that will provide them with a specialized set of skills. They are free to choose either Cinema or Broadcasting as a specialization track. Alternatively, they can select to complete a liberal arts program by taking courses from a wider selection of elective courses. The track system allows... [-]

Bachelor Communications and Journalism

Felician University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Rutherford

As a communications major at Felician, you will learn to tell your stories to the world! Our close proximity to New York City makes the department an ideal place to prepare for a career in communications, journalism or videomaking. You will learn from professionals with industry experience in the "media capital of the world," including reporters in radio, television and print journalism. [+]

As a communications major at Felician, you will learn to tell your stories to the world! Our close proximity to New York City makes the department an ideal place to prepare for a career in communications, journalism or videomaking. You will learn from professionals with industry experience in the "media capital of the world," including reporters in radio, television and print journalism. Our own student-run radio station, WRFC, is a state-of-the-art facility where you will have the opportunity to design your own show, select music and discussion topics, and run the station's digital radio equipment. The radio studio is located in the Little Theatre complex on the Rutherford Campus. The Little Theater is a 90-seat, black box theater with digital video projection and Dolby Digital 5.1 multichannel surround sound system – often used as a communications classroom for film screenings and student projects. In our fast-paced, media-driven world, employers are looking for effective communicators who can engage audiences inside and outside the organization, make effective arguments and solve problems. We are living in the “Age of Communication!” Programs Bachelor of Arts in Communications The major offers two pathways of study to pursue your special interests: Journalism/Media and Videomaking. Regardless of the concentration you choose, the courses in the core curriculum balance theory and the practical skills necessary for effective, ethical communication in a changing and complex media environment. Students in each concentration are encouraged to take courses in the other concentration in order to enhance the range of their experiences.... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Representation (Formerly: Film and Media studies)

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

You can acquire comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge on the areas of traditional imagery and portrayal as well as study the world of electronic imagery, motion picture and media [+]

Bachelors in Film. Our teaching staff consists of the teachers of the former Visual Imagery Representation department and the Institute of Graphic Design, Media and Motion Picture Art. The range of education at our department has stretched to include the classical methods of expression such as autonomous graphic design and painting, as well as the digital variations of these art forms. Besides these, presenting the various border areas between applied and media arts brings new colors to our educational palette. You can acquire comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge on the areas of traditional imagery and portrayal as well as study the world of electronic imagery, motion picture and media. Our department offers a strong basis for students to find their way in the traditional and digital visual world, including its traditional, motion picture, multimedia and interactive segments applicable in the areas of art and everyday practical use. SPECIALIZATIONS: Film and Media Specialist Visual Representation Specializations are launched only if the sufficient number of students wish to join the specialization. FILM AND MEDIA SPECIALIST SPECIALIZATION: (Formerly: Film and Media Studies BA) Unlike other programs, the three-year Film and Media Specialist Program at METU, 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... [-]

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... [+]

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. 
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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. [+]

Bachelors in Film. 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:... [-]

Bachelor in Screenwriting

South Gate Society Arts Center
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Denmark Aalborg

The four-year screenwriting degree focuses on developing knowledge of genres, practical application, and publishing work, while building platforms, networks, and learning the skills every artist-entrepreneur needs to build their business and brand. [+]

The four-year screenwriting degree focuses on developing knowledge of genres, practical application, and publishing work, while building platforms, networks, and learning the skills every artist-entrepreneur needs to build their business and brand. You will learn not only the craft of writing, but also learn to master tools and techniques to build a career as a writer. Start your first year with a foundation in all forms of creative writing. The second year introduces you to the history and analysis of of screenwriting with a focus on Hollywood and Global Cinema with classes on 3-Act Structure, Copyright, Writing for a Budget, Conducting Research, and the Art of the Pitch. The third year expands through the study of contemporary film and adaptation with a focus on documentaries and experimental screenwriting. You will develop skills in character development and authentic dialogue, while also learning how to write a film review, synopsis, script analysis, and filmography. In your fourth year, you write a feature-length screenplay and query agents, while researching artist residency programs as well as developing a marketing strategy, grant application, and refined pitch. This degree is available on campus or online. Check out the curriculum below. General Admission Requirements The South Gate Society Degree Program requires prospective students hold a minimum of a high school diploma or upper secondary school exit exam. Due to the rigorous amount of reading and writing, students should have a high level of language skills and abilities. Below, you will find information on Admission Requirements, Language Level,... [-]

BA in Performing Arts

Link Campus University
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Italy Rome

The Performing Arts, with its three routes (Performer, FilmMaker, Producer), is able to form students capable of working in theater, film, television, museums, as well as to their own cultural startup. [+]

Bachelors in Film. CONTEXT Today, the world of culture and entertainment offers great opportunities to jobs. The Performing Arts, with its three routes (Performer, FilmMaker, Producer), is able to form students capable of working in theater, film, television, museums, as well as to their own cultural startup. CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COURSE The Performing Arts course is typically unique in Italy, because It combines the features of a modern academy with a training of university ranking. Teaching, is headed by a teaching staff and professionals who have a strong relationship with the world of work, who use integrated methods of theoretical study , languages of the show together with practical experience of workshops and meetings with best know figures of show business. This gives to the students a solid cultural background and expertise in the fields of acting, directing and production. A particular attention is given to the study of English, which is essential for actors, filmmakers and cultural workers who wish to work in the thriving market production and international distribution. Lectures, workshops and open rehearsals are held at the Theatre Italy to allow students to compete r with the space and the atmosphere of a real theatre. [-]