The Film Production minor enables the development of foundational production skills required to create cinematic work such as short films, documentaries, and web features. Courses in the minor cover all facets of cinematic production using industry standard technologies. The curriculum focuses on learning to write, shoot, and edit at a basic, but competent, level and developing awareness of industry practices related to equipment, workflow, and on-set communication.
This minor provides both an aesthetic perspective and technical foundation of cinema production. Courses in fundamental areas of the discipline are complemented by specialized electives that model industry roles, which builds an extensible skillset for a variety of film and film-related professional activities. The knowledge gained can be applied to many different fields, including advertising, education, and all forms of the performative and fine arts.