Storytelling has been around since the dawn of time, but it has changed a great deal since then. Now, the tellers don’t memorize the tales spreading them word of mouth and the listeners don’t imagine the story, with eyes shut tight and ears open wide. Today filmmakers are the storytellers, and they don’t share their stories with the world through simple words yielded and received; they finesse the audience into not only listening and
One who achieves a BFA in Cinema is a storyteller capable of understanding the technical, creative, and business aspects of filmmaking. A Bachelor of Fine Arts in Cinema provides hands-on training in the operation of professional equipment, exposure to advanced filming techniques, and intellectual discovery of the wider world of film.
Emphases:Students pursuing a BFA in Cinema choose to focus their studies on one area of Emphasis.
Program Learning Outcomes:
- Critical thinking skills to accomplish the intended objectives in TV production, both multi and single camera, as well as filmmaking.
- Communication skills to create the mood and vision contributing to execution of the media project.
- Information literacy of significant theories and artistic movements in the field of cinema, television and emerging media.
- Employment of professional equipment and technical direction to the intended effect.
- Application of editing and other post-production applications to achieve the integrity of the visual plan.
- Writing skills to adapt plots, themes, and concepts from a variety of media, with translation to the project at hand.
- Ability to collaborate with others to accomplish the contracted goals of production.
- Appreciation for the history, contributions, and developments of the entertainment industry.
- Interpolation, evaluation and application of image control tools.
- Awareness of and appreciation for the business practices required to underwrite successful endeavors in film, television, and emerging alternatives