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 include:

Intro to Filmmaking
(FLM 110)

Film History
(FLM 210)

Film Theory
(FLM 311)

Cinematography and Lighting
(FLM 225)

Audio & Video Editing
(FLM 230)

Screenwriting I
(FLM 128)

Filmmaking I
(FLM 215)

Filmmaking II
(FLM 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)
(SON 282)

Advanced Video Production
(MCM 340)

Streaming Media III
(MCM 435)

Fundamentals of Digital Music
(SON 120)

Film Scoring
(SON 340)