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Film and Music Video Production Degree Program and Career Video

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Would you be interested in a major at a college or university that teaches you acting, animation, directing, editing and production? A degree in film and music video production can teach you these things. This video provides a brief introduction into a Film and Music Video Production degree.

Description

A bachelor's degree in Film and Music Video Production teaches students all facets of film and music video production, including the technical, artistic and business sides [1]. Colleges and universities offer this program in several different ways, such as Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film with a concentration in production or a general media bachelors degrees tailored with production electives.

Intro/Summary

These programs emphasize modern principles and theory combined with hands-on activities. Many schools let their students use university cameras for filming, and have studio or control rooms where students can digitally edit their work after filming. Methods of filming and editing learned in class are directly applied to real-world conditions in and out of the studio.

Aside from the technical side of production, graduates understand the importance and impact of electronic media in society and they are able to apply production concepts to visual productions [2]. Many programs encourage or even require internships to help the students gain experience upon graduation and to supplement the education they receive in schools.

Typical Coursework

Typical courses found in film production programs are:

  • Film Production
  • History of Film
  • Field Video Production
  • Directing Workshop
  • Cinematography
  • Introduction to Editing
  • Film Industry, Finance and Business

Job Prospects

Production jobs aren't the only jobs graduates are prepared for. Entry-level television and film opportunities include positions in sales, research, operations, promotions and many more.

Conclusion

A bachelors degree in Film and Music Production is a hands on degree where students will learn cutting edge techniques and technologies, as well as gaining worthwhile internship experience. Check with the school of your choice to see if they offer a degree or concentration in Film and Music Production.


Sources

[#1] Watkins Film School, www.watkins.edu

[#2] California State University, Fullerton fullerton.edu

[#3] Wikipedia, en.wikipedia.org

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