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Film Production

Bachelors of Arts in Film Production

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Production emphasizes post-production to prepare students for careers in the professional film industry. In this program, students attain skills in areas such as storytelling, compositing, editing, special effects, motion graphics, and sound effects.

Students are also introduced to the pre-production and production facets of film production so that they understand the entire filmmaking process.

Graduates of the B.A. program in Film Production will demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Understand critical and creative processes and aesthetic approaches involved in the pre-production, production and post-production phases of film making
  • Develop mastery of technical and artistic skills that are fundamental to filmmaking and video production and post-production—including writing, producing, directing, editing, cinematography, production and audio design
  • Acquire and model accepted industry practices, including those regarding professional collaborations, safety and ethical standards, and demonstration of employment marketability
  • Analyze and critique films representing a broad range of theoretical and historical perspectives

Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Film Production (Fall 2015)

Courses in the B.A. in Film Production (Fall 2015)

B.A. in Film Production Curriculum Worksheet (Fall 2015)

B.A. in Film Production Graduation Application

B.A. in Film Production Curriculum Worksheet (Fall 2016)

B.A. in Film Production Curriculum Worksheet (Fall 2017)

Course rotation for spring/fall classes (subject to change due to enrollment needs)

Associate of Arts in Film Production

The Associate of Arts degree in Film Production provides an option, in addition to the baccalaureate degree,for completion of academic credentials in the field of film production, supporting the need for workforce development in Georgia’s burgeoning film industry. Students have two options for completion of the 18 Lower Division Major Requirements, including completion of courses offered by the Georgia Film Academy.

The student learning outcomes for the Associate of Arts degree in Film Production are:

  • to develop technical skills that are fundamental to on-set film production
  • to acquire and model accepted industry practices, including those regarding professional collaborations, safety and ethical standards
  • to demonstrate employment marketability in the film industry

A.A. in Film Production Curriculum Worksheet (Fall 2016)

A.A. in Film Production Curriculum Worksheet (Fall 2017)

A.A. in Film Production Graduation Applications

Students who pursue either the Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Production may take many of the courses offered by the Georgia Film Academy for credit in their degree. B.A. students may complete GFA certification as part of their degree. To learn more about the Georgia Film Academy, click here.

For more information, contact Jonathan Harris, Coordinator of Film Production, at JonathanHarris2@clayton.edu.

Internship Information

Film internship procedures

Internship learning agreement