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Digital Filmmaking

Digital FilmakingAt Herkimer College, you've got the tools -- now learn the craft of Digital Filmmaking!

Discover what it takes to get your blockbuster story out of your head and onto the screen.

You'll tell that story with the industry standard Avid Media Composer editing system. You'll edit your masterpiece with the same application used in major Hollywood releases, working in Herkimer's 10 seat Avid Edit lab.

Our Digital Filmmaking degree presents the fundamentals of independent movie making, the documentary, video journalism, commercial advertising, public relations, computer graphic interface and web-based delivery of electronic media content. Digital video and audio production, scriptwriting, film and mass media studies, digital and traditional photography and computer graphic studies are combined with a strong liberal arts base in a highly-transferable degree that will prepare the student for occupations such as Multimedia Artists and Animators; Motion Picture and Television Directors and Producers; Technical Directors and Managers; Audio and Video Equipment Technicians; Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians; Video and Motion Picture Camera Operators; Film and Video Editors; and Writers and Authors.

The Digital Filmmaking degree is composed of a variety of courses designed to provide the student with a broad background in the skills and techniques needed to be an effective producer of digital content. The Digital Filmmaking degree is balanced with both theory and production courses offered in each of the four semesters, so students are involved in hands-on digital media production at all times.

Our Digital Filmmaking degree is designed to prepare students in careers in independent movie-making, video journalism, commercial advertising, public relations, computer graphic interface design and web-based delivery of electronic media content.

Career Opportunities

  • Video Journalist
  • Video Producer
  • Camera Operator
  • Film Director
  • Video Editor
  • Multimedia Artist
  • Audio / Video Technician
  • Sound Engineer

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