Moving Image (Film & Video) Specialization

An Optional Specialization for Creative Media Majors

The moving image is the most common form of communication today — embedded video is everywhere and the creative potential to create new forms for the digital age is virtually limitless. In this focus area of the Creative Media major, you will explore the power of the moving image and sound in conjunction with other media as an artistic expression.

  • Try out different film production roles, such as director, cinematographer, sound designer, editor, script writer, and even actor.
  • Acquire the technical skills and techniques to become adept at manipulating audio and video, including areas like how different cameras and lenses work, how to set up a shot, how a script is formed, how to light appropriately, how to create special effects, how to create audio.
  • Manipulate media so you can explore creating art with time-based media. For example, you might create an art installation that incorporates video.
  • Create interactive web experiences incorporating moving images.

Courses in this specialization currently include:

Intro to Digital Filmmaking
(DFM 110)

Film History
(DFM 210)

Film Theory
(DFM 220)

Cinematography
(DFM 225)

AV Digital Editing
(DFM 230)

Screenwriting
(DFM 228)

Digital Filmmaking 1
(DFM 310)

Digital Filmmaking II
(DFM 315)

300 or 400 level DFM course elective

Video Storytelling
(MCM 110)

Audio Production (Sonic Arts)
(MCM 130)

Streaming Media 1
(MCM 335)

Streaming Media II
(MCM 345)

Synthesis and Sound Design (Sonic Arts)
(MCM 281)

Advanced Video Production
(MCM 340)

Streaming Media III
(MCM 435)

Digital Music (Sonic Arts)
(DFM 120)

Film Scoring (Sonic Arts)
(DFM 340)

Advanced Audio and Sound Design (Sonic Arts)
(MCM 330)


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