Film Generalist

Are you looking to develop your film and broadcast skills?  Majoring in film is a great way to do this.  In recent years, film has become more and more popular as an area of study.  It is becoming more usual for a film school to offer more hands-on experience, which is an important aspect in filmmaking.  Prepare for a career in cinematography, film production, photography or the visual arts as you earn your film degree.

What does a film student learn?

  • How to make movies
  • Different roles of each person on a film set
  • Study movies to learn from the production choices
  • Film editing
  • Sound design

and more!

Most film programs offer courses in the following areas:

  • History and theory
  • Critical thinking
  • Animation
  • Screenwriting
  • Fundamentals of film, video, and television production
  • Production
  • American film
  • International cinema
  • Post production skills

Are you a visual, creative, observant, patient individual who works well with others?  Do you thrive under pressure?  If so, film could be the major for you!

Here are a few film programs to look into as you begin your search:

Bachelor Degree

  • Bachelor’s, Post Production Degree at Tribeca Flashpoint College in Chicago, IL.
  • BFA, Flimmaking at New York Film Academy in New York, NY
  • BFA, Film and Television at Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GE.
  • BA, Film + Digital Media at UC Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, CA

Associate Degree

  • Associate, Film and Broadcast at Tribeca Flashpoint College in Chicago, IL.
  • Associate, Film Studies at Burlington College in Burlington, VT.
  • Associate, Film Production at Santa Barbara City College in Santa Barbara, CA.