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Digital Filmmaking & Video Production
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Published January 1, 0001

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1. Communication: Graduates integrate the elements of storytelling and collaborate with and direct participants in a project to communicate ideas to an intended audience.

2. Context: Graduates evaluate aesthetics and a wide range of stories in various genres and film history and develop research skills to support creative vision and outcome.

3. Pre-Production: Graduates conceptualize and create scripts, storyboards, and production development plans.

4. Production: Graduates direct and execute successful production plans; identify, anticipate and find solutions to technical, logistical, storytelling, and personnel problems; integrate theory, techniques, and terminology of the field; and apply cinematography, lighting, and audio as components of the storytelling process.

5. Post-Production: Graduates integrate technical aptitude, aesthetic decision-making, and an awareness of intended audience through technical proficiency in editing and assembling audio and video elements of a film.

6. Context: Graduates are familiar with film history, aesthetics, and a wide range of stories in various genres. They have research skills related to documentary subjects and to ensuring the accuracy of films.

7. Professionalism: Graduates present and conduct themselves professionally; demonstrate knowledge of the film industry, including career paths, responsibilities and industry expectations; apply business principles and practices while maintaining legal and ethical standards.

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Note: The Art Institute of Pittsburgh reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.