Digital Filmmaking & Video Production

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Digital Filmmaking & Video Production
Bachelor of Science
Published June 1, 2016
This program can be completed on ground, blended (plus) or online.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Producing & Directing: Graduates will demonstrate the ability to conceptualize, plan and execute different styles of media productions. Graduates will demonstrate an understanding of their leadership and collaborative responsibilities in relationship to artistic partners, crews, clients, the wider community and their own personal development.

Writing & Critical Thinking: Graduates will demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate ideas, stories and expectations in written work. Graduates will have an understanding of the historical, cultural and social contexts for moving images.

Cinematography & Lighting: Graduates will demonstrate control of camera, cinematic and lighting equipment in relation to a given subject.

Sound: Graduates will demonstrate control of audio recording and sound equipment in a variety of applications. Graduates will show ability to create a meaningful relationship between image and sound.

Editing & Post-Production: Graduates will demonstrate appropriate skill in editing with attention to duration, shot to shot relation, shot to scene and relation to the whole. Graduates will demonstrate a basic understanding of design principles in use of typography, motion graphics and animation, as well as compositing and image processing skills (where applicable).

Graduates present and conduct themselves professionally and demonstrate an understanding of specific career paths, job responsibilities, and industry expectations.

Program Courses


FIL1552C Fundamentals of Editing
FIL2108 Media Interpretation & Adaptation
FIL2553C Nonlinear Editing
FIL3485C Art of Directing
FIL3545C Advanced Sound Design
FIL3700C Introduction to Digital Video Effects
FIL4363C Digital Film and Documentary
FIL4471C Digital Video Effects
FIL4575C Management of Post-Production
FIL4600 Media Business
FIL4746C Digital Cinematography
FIL4951C Digital Filmmaking Portfolio Preparation
FIL4971C Digital Filmmaking Portfolio and Defense
FIL4972C Digital Filmmaking Senior Project Production
FIL4973C Digital Filmmaking Senior Project Post- Production
GRA3521C Creative Web Development
MAR1010 Fundamentals of Marketing
MMC1124 Media Concept Development
MMC3008 Media Delivery Systems & Distribution
PGY1401C Photography Techniques for Graphic Design
PGY1892C Digital Graphic Production
RTV1100 Scriptwriting
RTV1213C Introduction to Audio Recording
RTV1224C Principles of Lighting
RTV1241C Introduction to Video Production
RTV2205C Broadcast Media Production
RTV2214C Digital Audio Production
RTV2245C Videography
RTV2248C Television Studio Production
RTV2250C Post Production
RTV3203C Video Producing & Directing
RTV3217C Digital Audio Post-Production
RTV3255C Advanced Nonlinear Editing
RTV3262C Advanced Camera & Lighting
RTV4227C Team Media Production
RTV4268C Digital Interactive Authoring
RTV4280C Web Broadcasting Design & Delivery
SLS3355 Professional Development
SLS4943 Internship - Bachelor


ARH2000 Art Appreciation
THE2000 or Theater Appreciation
BSC1001 Fundamentals of Biological Science
ISC1004 or Fundamentals of Physical Science
MET1001 or Weather and Climate
OCB1010 or Marine Biology
OCE2001 or Oceanography
PHY2020 or Foundations of Physics
CGS1160C Computer Science
CLP1006 Psychology of Personal Effectiveness
COM1442 Team Effectiveness
COM1041 or Interpersonal Communications
ECO2013 Principles of Macroeconomics
ENC1101 English Composition
ENC1102 Introduction to Literature
LIT1020 or The Short Story
LIT3132 or Arthurian literature
LIT3326 or Fairytales and Archetypes
ENC1145 Topics for Composition
FIL2000 Film Appreciation
MGF1211 General College Math
MAC1105 or College Algebra
MAD1104 or Discrete Math
PHI3800 Principles of Aesthetics
PHY2020 Foundations of Physics
SPC1608 Principles of Public Speaking
SYG2000 Introduction to Sociology
PSY2012 or Introduction to Psychology

Three General Education Elective Courses

Credits Required 117

Credits Required 54


Program Electives


Three Program Elective Courses

Credits Required 9

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Note: The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale 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.