Digital Filmmaking

Program of Study

Digital filmmaking is a composite major including film production courses and relevant studies in art, music and theatre. As a digital filmmaking major at ENMU, you'll acquire core skills in screenwriting, directing, producing, cinematography, sound and editing. Upper-division courses and 20 hours of electives allow you to specialize in one of these areas or to pursue broader interests such as broadcast production or business.

Special Services and Opportunities

Our faculty is committed to responsible academic advising and is dedicated to help you be successful. Faculty members are specialists in their areas of expertise and are committed to the success of their students. When you major in digital filmmaking at ENMU, you'll have access to current production equipment and state of the art post-production facilities for filmmaking projects.

Service and Mutual Interest Organizations

Digital filmmaking students are actively involved as crew on projects with fellow students, and many receive valuable experience working on faculty produced films, as well as other types of media and performing arts endeavors. The ENMU Film Club provides a student-run forum for screening and discussion of historically and culturally important films.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

ENMU is committed to helping you finance your education. In addition to grants, loans, and scholarships offered University-wide, the College of Fine Arts offers 27 scholarships. Additionally, many Eastern New Mexico University students work part-time student hire and work/study jobs within the College of Fine Arts and elsewhere on campus to help finance their education.

Career Opportunities

The digital filmmaking program prepares you to pursue careers in all aspects of media production, including traditional film, as well as new Internet-based forms of cinema, narrative and instructional video and film/video art. When you graduate with a digital filmmaking degree from ENMU, you will leave ready to enter the industry as an independent filmmaker, to begin a career in the film and media industry or to seek an advanced degree.

High School Courses

If you are thinking about majoring in digital filmmaking, as a high school student you consider taking courses involving media creation such as: art, design, photography, creative writing, sound/music production and theater.

Additional Degree Information

You can find additional information about the Bachelor of Science in Digital Filmmaking degree, including the courses you will take when you're a digital filmmaking major at Eastern.

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