Movie Production Majors Bfa In Film Production And Creative Development
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Turn the Silver Screen Into a Canvas with a BFA in Film Production and Creative Development from Liberty

Do you want to work in the film industry instead of just watching movies? Maybe film excites you as a storytelling medium, or perhaps you enjoy the mise en scène (set design) of the films you watch. If you want to excel in the film industry, then a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Film Production and Creative Development from Liberty can help.

The need for skilled producers, directors, and cinematographers to shine their light and be Champions for Christ has never been greater. Through our film production major, you can become better prepared to impact popular culture for the Kingdom of God while implementing leading production and film techniques.

Award-Winning Campus

At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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In this program, you can discover how to produce a film with industry-leading techniques – from developing the initial concept to marketing and advertising the finished product. With Liberty’s filmmaking major, you can stand out from the competition and make great strides in the film industry.

Why Choose Liberty’s BFA in Film Production and Creative Development?

The film and television industry is extremely competitive, but don’t be discouraged! Get a leg up on the competition with a bachelor’s degree from Liberty – a reputable, nonprofit, Christian university. With our industry connections, experiential learning style, and state-of-the-art equipment, you can make a name for yourself in the world of film and television production.

Build Your Professional Portfolio

Our film production program allows you to work under industry professionals and create a strong network with peers and professors alike. You’ll also walk away with a short film you wrote and directed, a polished feature-length screenplay, a business plan for the screenplay, certifications (Avid, Adobe, and DaVinci), and a demo reel of all your work created during your time at Liberty.

Develop Your Skills Using State-of-the-Art Equipment

We’ll help you build your portfolio using state-of-the-art, theatrical-grade equipment and facilities that include:

  • ADR booths and classrooms equipped with 7.1 surround
  • Audio-Technical Microphones and DeSisti Lights
  • Mixing and 4K coloring edit suites
  • RED Helium, RED Epic Dragon, and RED Prime Lenses
  • Two large editing labs and a THX-certified 7.1 dubbing stage

To see a full list of available equipment, check out our Zaki Gordon Cinematic Arts Center.

Specializations for Our BFA in Film Production and Creative Development

Our BFA in Film Production has several specializations you can choose from to tailor your degree to your needs. Check out our available  specializations:


Producing Media

Sound Design


Visual Arts

What Will You Learn in Our Film Production Major?

At Liberty, our film major is comprehensive. From the screenwriting process all the way to promotion, branding, and marketing, our program is designed to provide you with valuable experience before you graduate so that you can be better prepared to impact the film industry.

You will study a variety of topics such as screenwriting, production, sound engineering, and post-production. In addition to completing rigorous, focused coursework, you will also work with state-of-the-art equipment alongside professionals who have years of experience in the film industry.

Bfa In Film Production Degree

You can also pick a specialization that best meets your career goals. Are you interested in sharing your own story? You may want to choose our BFA in Film Production and Creative Development – Storytelling. Do you have an interest specifically in sound production? Our sound design specialization may be for you. Regardless of what specialization you choose, you will take courses that are designed to further develop your skills within the entertainment industry.

You will have the option to choose from the following specializations: interdisciplinary, producing media, sound design, storytelling, and visual arts. No matter which specialization you choose, you can tailor your degree to the area of the film industry you are most drawn to.

Featured Courses

CINE 354 – Production Sound

CINE 402 – Feature Production

CINE 450 – Marketing and Distribution

CINE 454 – Audio Post-Production

Potential Career Opportunities for BFA in Film Production Graduates

As a graduate of our Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Production and Creative Development degree, you may be qualified for a variety of positions, including:

  • Director
  • Editor
  • Multimedia artist
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Sound effects editor
  • Sound mixer

Admission Requirements for Our Undergraduate Degree Programs

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.

Highlights of Our BFA in Film Production Degree

  • You will participate in a large-format production with working professionals. Some of our productions have earned awards, and our program is the first, at any university, to produce a student-driven movie with a national theatrical release.
  • You will have a highly focused course of study. This degree can help provide an attractive résumé and opportunities for career success.
  • You can pursue certification in Avid, Adobe, and DaVinci products.
  • Liberty’s film production graduates have worked on blockbuster movies like Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Black Panther, and Avengers: Infinity War. Graduates have also used their skills in other job sectors such as education and government, and some have started their own businesses!

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Production Degree Information

  • Residential
  • 125 total credit hours
  • Transfer in up to 75% of your total degree
  • This program falls under Liberty’s School of Communication and the Arts
  • Check out our course catalog
  • Students must pass a portfolio gate to continue in the program after enrolling



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