Filmmaking and Animation

Create your own cinema-quality videos using our high-definition cameras, filming studios, professional lighting, green screens, animation facilities, and more. Master the latest technology & equipment. You’ll have freedom to choose your own projects while learning from successful, real world professionals, in an environment that will support your creative and personal growth. For those interested in our MA in Film program, please see our David Lynch MA in Film website.

From Concept to Screen

Explore a variety of styles, including documentary, creative, animated, and feature films. You'll learn and practice the entire filmmaking process — from initial concept through screenwriting, directing, shooting, editing, and production, including:

  •     • Producing
  •     • Directing
  •     • Editing
  •     • Camera
  •     • Lighting
  •     • Screenwriting
  •     Animation and special effects
  •     • Web/radio broadcasting

Career Training

This track will help you prepare for a career (or graduate studies) in:

  •     • Filmmaking
  •     • Cinematography
  •     • Broadcasting
  •     • Animation
  •     • Video art
  •     • Marketing
  •     • Entertainment
  •     • Journalism
  •     • Interactive/social media
  •     • Project management

Our Courses

For a list and descriptions of our Filmmaking courses, please see the Film-related Classes in Course Descriptions and Degree Requirements. Also, check out the film courses in Additional Electives, and you can take MC 380 Media Projects to work on your video or animation portfolio.


Student Video Spotlight


Fruitface! by Ace Boothby

TranscenDance by Amalia Davidson, Coral Morales,
and Melodia Morales

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