Digital Cinema & 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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Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have the opportunity to:

  • Integrate the elements of storytelling; collaborate with and direct participants in a project; and combine effective written, oral, and visual communication skills to communicate ideas to employers, colleagues, and clients.
  • Conceptualize and create scripts, storyboards, and production development plans.
  • 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
  • Integrate technical aptitude, aesthetic decision-making, and an awareness of intended audience through technical proficiency in editing, producing and assembling audio and video elements of a film, including motion graphics and compositing.
  • Present and conduct themselves professionally; demonstrate mastery of knowledge of the film industry and industry expectations; and apply business principles and practices while maintaining legal and ethical standards.

Program Courses


RS092 College Success
FS122 Image Manipulation
DCVP4413 Cinematography
DFVP3300 Television History & Analysis
DFVP3301 The Moving Camera: Methods & Styles
DFVP3303 ADR/Foley
DFVP3305 Production Planning & Financing
DFVP3310 Advanced Screenwriting
DFVP3311 Advanced Directing
DFVP3313 Lighting Techniques 2
DFVP3314 TV Studio 3
DFVP3321 The Documentary
DFVP3332 The Music Video
DFVP4400 Film History: Masters & Genres
DFVP4445 Broadcast TV Production 1
DFVP4450 Thesis Production 1
DFVP4451 Thesis Production 2
DFVP4452 Thesis Post-Production
VP1101 Fundamentals of Video Production
VP1102 Fundamentals of Editing 1
VP1103 Production Sound
VP1110 Fundamentals of Screenwriting
VP1111 Electronic Field Production
VP1112 Fundamentals of Editing 2
VP1113 Lighting Techniques 1
VP1116 Production Design
VP1121 Narrative Short-Form
VP2200 Film History & Analysis
VP2202 Intermediate Editing 1
VP2203 Post-Production Sound
VP2204 TV Studio 1
VP2205 The Commercial
VP2210 Intermediate Screenwriting
VP2212 Intermediate Editing 2
VP2214 TV Studio 2
VP2221 Directing
VP2222 Advanced Editing 1
VP2250 Portfolio Production 1
VP2251 Portfolio Production 2
VP2252 Portfolio Post-Production
Elective 1*
Elective 2*
Elective 3*


HU110 College English
HU111 Effective Speaking
HU130 Visual Language & Culture
Humanities Art Requirement – Upper-Division
Humanities Requirement – Upper-Division
Humanities Writing Requirement – Upper-Division
General Education Requirement
General Education Requirement – Upper-Division
General Education Requirement – Upper-Division
Mathematics Requirement
Mathematics & Sciences Requirement – Upper-Division
Social & Behavioral Sciences Requirement
Social & Behavioral Sciences Requirement
Social & Behavioral Sciences Requirement – Upper-Division


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Note: The Art Institute of California—Hollywood(a campus of Argosy University) 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.