Film + Digital Media
Film & Digital Media
The film and digital media concentration is reality-based. Blending theoretical knowledge with practical experience, a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Avila prepares students for successful careers in independent digital video and film production, studio recording, screenwriting and corporate scriptwriting. Students have opportunities to:
-Shoot 4k video
-Make narrative films, documentaries, animations, corporate videos, experimental films, music videos, webcasts
-Edit video with Adobe Premiere Pro
-Create special FX with Adobe After Effects
-Be part of MicroCinema (our Avila University sponsored student-run organization)
-Write screenplays using industry standard Final Draft software
-Manipulate images and create titles in Adobe Photoshop
-Develop web design skills and create websites
-Participate in local film festivals, and network with national and international filmmakers
-Attend screenings and panels with visiting filmmakers
-Watch movies and eat pizza
Additional experience is gained from professional internships. These practical experiences and professional contacts translate into a competitive advantage in the job market.
All film and digital media students complete a portfolio showcasing their professional work prior to graduation.