Digital Arts and Design: Film and Cinematic Arts (BS)

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The film and cinematic arts program lays a solid foundation in directing and editing for film and design. You’ll learn how to tell a story using the latest software technologies and mediums. From the camera to lighting and sound, you’ll learn about essential techniques for video and film production. You will also have the chance to make your own films, a great way to build your portfolio.

Benefits of studying film and cinematic arts at DSU

The film and cinematic arts program is actually a specialization of the digital arts and design degree. This means you'll take core requirements that will prepare you to work on multimedia design teams and teach you design essentials.

Outside the classroom, there are a number of student clubs and activities to join, including the Photography Club. Scholarships and grants are also available for film and cinematic arts majors.

Integrated technology

Then, your film and cinematic arts specialization will build on this. You’ll work with current software and video production equipment on projects that mimic real-life experiences. You’ll learn how to create and edit animated and full-motion images, as well as scriptwriting and storyboarding. In the end, you'll have the experience to work in video production or continue your studies in film school or the digital arts—and everything in between.

Possible job titles

  • Digital Video Producer
  • Videography
  • Advertising/Marketing/PR specialist

Next steps

See what classes you’ll be taking with our plan of study.

Schedule a campus visit to meet digital arts professors and students in the department and see the campus.

You can always contact us with any questions—or just to talk about what is possible.