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Create, Direct, and Produce Change with a Degree in Film Production and Content Development from Liberty University

Do you have career aspirations of becoming a producer or director? Partner your passion for film with our experienced faculty, Christian ethics, and cutting edge facilities. We can help equip you with the skills you’ll need to make an impact in today’s film industry with your Bachelor of Science in Film Production and Content Development!

You deserve to study at a university that breaks the traditional mold for film education. We’ve created our film school around hands-on experience taught by skilled faculty who have worked in the industry for years. Create film projects with your professors and peers alike in an environment that lets you apply your collegiate knowledge instantly.

Join us as we train the next generation of storytellers passionate about using film to share life-changing messages with the world today. There’s a place for you here at Liberty!

Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s Degree in Film Production and Content Development?

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

Build Your Professional Film Portfolio

Our cinematic arts 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, and a reel of all your work created during your time at Liberty.

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

Because of the facilities at your disposal, your portfolio will be full of high-quality pieces. Some of these resources include:

  • RED Helium, RED Epic Dragon, and RED Prime Lenses
  • Mixing and 4K coloring edit suites
  • Audio-Technical Microphones and DeSisti Lights
  • Two large editing labs and a THX certified 7.1 dubbing stage
  • ADR booths and classrooms equipped with 7.1 surround
  • To see a full list of available equipment, check out our Zaki Gordon Cinematic Arts Center!

What Will You Learn in Our B.S. in Film Production and Content Development?

Our bachelor’s in film production and content development 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 the program, you will develop your knowledge and practice in:

  • Branding and entrepreneurship
  • Cinematography, Directing, and Editing
  • Legal practices in cinema
  • Marketing and persuasion tactics
  • Narrative and documentary styles
  • Producing and Screenwriting

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

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Highlights of Our Film Production and Content Development Degree

Here are some of the benefits of pursuing Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Film Production and Content Development degree:

  • Each student from our cinematic arts program graduates with their own film created in a theatrical 4K workflow using Red cameras and a 5.1 surround sound mix.
  • Liberty’s film production graduates are working on a blockbuster movie like “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” “Black Panther,” and “Avengers: Infinity War.”
  • Our program is the first, at any university, to produce a student-driven movie with a national theatrical release. A second national theatrical release is set to release to over 1,200 theaters throughout the nation!
  • You will gain critical awareness of the legal and business affairs issues to ensure financial success in your cinema career.

Film Production and Content Development Bachelor’s Degree Information

    Career Opportunities for Film Production and Content Development Graduates

    Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Film Production and Content Development will help prepare you for the following occupations:

    • Animator
    • Assistant Editor
    • Cinematographer
    • Director
    • Film and Video Editor
    • Multimedia Artist
    • Producer
    • Production Assistant
    • Promotion Manager
    • Screenwriter
    • Sound Effects Editor

    Admission Requirements for 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)
    • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
    • Admission essay

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