Bachelor Of Film And Media Production
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Jan 15, 2024
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Create, Direct, and Produce with a BFA Degree in Film Production and Creative Development – Interdisciplinary from Liberty University

Do you have career aspirations of becoming a producer, director, or cinematographer? At Liberty, our experienced faculty, Christian ethics, and cutting-edge facilities can help make your passion for film or television a reality. We can help equip you with the skills you’ll need to make an impact in today’s film and television industry with our Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Film Production and Creative Development – Interdisciplinary.

“The LU students who showed up were more prepared – they knew the gear, they knew the position, they knew the work ethic. They were definitely a cut above all the students from all the other universities.”

Stephen Kendrick, Producer of War Room, referring to crew members from LU Cinematic Arts

Break the traditional mold for film and television education at Liberty University. The interdisciplinary specialization has been developed to help you gain a well-rounded group of skills that can be useful in many areas of film production. Our film school is grounded in hands-on experience taught by skilled professionals who have worked in the industry for decades. You’ll create film projects with your professors and peers in an environment that lets you apply the knowledge you gain in class instantly.

Join us as we train future filmmakers and storytellers. If you are looking to create meaningful films and content, there’s a place for you here at Liberty!

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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Why Choose Liberty’s BFA Degree 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.

What Will You Learn in Our BFA in Film Production and Creative Development – Interdisciplinary?

Our bachelor’s in film production and creative development – interdisciplinary degree provides training in film industry standards through hands-on experience with industry-standard equipment, world-class facilities, and professors who are experts in the field.

Through this program, you can develop your knowledge and practice in:

  • Branding and entrepreneurship
  • Cinematography, sound design, directing, and editing
  • Legal practices in cinema
  • Marketing and persuasion tactics
  • Narrative and documentary styles

The interdisciplinary aspect of this degree offers you the flexibility to focus on the skills that will best complement your professional goals. You will have 9 elective credit hours that can be applied to hone your craft. Subjects such as cinematic production, episodic writing, or even the psychology of fashion give you the edge you need to make your film a success!

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

CINE 201 – Introduction to Screenwriting

CINE 302 – Story Analysis

CINE 303 – Producing and Directing

CINE 402 – Feature Production

Degree Information
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our BFA in Cinematography and Film Production Degree Program

  • 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.
  • The interdisciplinary specialization allows you to study what interests you most out of all aspects and positions of filmmaking, including legal and business affairs. The well-rounded training you receive can help create an attractive résumé and opportunities for career success.
  • Each student from our BFA in Film Production and Creative Development – Interdisciplinary program graduates with their own film created in a theatrical 4K workflow using RED Weapon cameras and an up to 5.1 surround sound mix.
  • 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 JungleBlack 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!

Interdisciplinary Film Production and Creative Development Bachelor’s Degree Information

    Potential Career Opportunities for Film Production and Creative Development – Interdisciplinary BFA Graduates

    • Animator
    • Assistant editor
    • Cinematographer
    • Director
    • Film and video editor
    • Multimedia artist
    • Producer
    • Production assistant
    • Production designer
    • Promotion manager
    • Screenwriter
    • Sound effects editor
    • TV showrunner


    Admission Requirements for Our Undergraduate Degrees

    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.