Digital Filmmaking & Video Production

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Digital Filmmaking & Video Production
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Published June 1, 2016
This program is available on ground, blended (plus), or online.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Upon completion of this program, graduates will:

  • conceptualize, plan, execute, and deliver a production utilizing digital filmmaking and video techniques, and demonstrating technical proficiency that meets industry standards.
  • apply peer and professional critiques in the articulation and justification of aesthetic decisions in their own projects and in the evaluation of other media work.
  • present and conduct themselves professionally and demonstrate an understanding of specific career paths, job responsibilities, and industry expectations.
  • apply business and economic principles and practices in the media industry while maintaining legal and ethical standards.
  • apply effective media-related research, writing, and verbal communication skills to their work.

Program Courses

Required Courses

AUDA101 Fundamentals of Audio
DFVA101 Survey of Digital Filmmaking & Video Production
DFVA102 Introduction to Filmmaking Applications & Design
DFVA103 Fundamentals of Video Production
DFVA105 Conceptual Storytelling
DFVA107 Fundamentals of Producing & Directing
DFVA111 Principles of Cinematography
DFVA113 Fundamentals of Editing
DFVA123 Intermediate Video Production
DFVA133 Lighting for Digital Film
DFVA201 Fundamentals of Scriptwriting
DFVA202 Digital Cinematography
DFVA203 Intermediate Editing
DFVA204 Acting & Directing
DFVA205 History of Film & Media
DFVA208 Media Business Practices
DFVA212 Broadcast Graphics I
DFVA213 Studio Production
DFVA214 Scriptwriting
DFVA222 Broadcast Graphics II
DFVA223 Intermediate Audio
DFVA233 Electronic Field Production
DFVA303 Multi-Camera Production
DFVA306 or Internship or
DFVA307 Media Theory & Criticism
DFVA308 Media Delivery Systems & Distribution
DFVA309 Portfolio I
DFVA313 Sound Design
DFVA316 Media Production Workshop
DFVA323 Short Media Production
DFVA332 Senior Project Preparation
DFVA333 Senior Project Production
DFVA343 Advanced Editing
DFVA353 Compositing for Digital Film
DFVA403 Senior Project Post Production
DFVA409 Portfolio II
FND135 Image Manipulation
FND150 Digital Color Theory

Technical Electives – 15 quarter credits
Technical Elective 1
Technical Elective 2
Technical Elective 3
Technical Elective 4
Technical Elective 5

Program Electives

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Note:The Art Institute of Seattle 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.