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  • Focus on Film and Animation
    Produce and analyze captivating films and animations

Film Production

  • If you have an inquisitive spirit and the desire to tell captivating stories, MSUM’s Film Production major is for you. Through abundant experiential learning opportunities, you’ll develop skills in writing, directing, producing, editing and cinematography. Students frequently attend and screen their work at local and regional film festivals, which often results in prestigious awards and job offers.

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  • Benefits of an MSUM Film Production Degree
    Hands-on experience
    Get hands-on experience in writing, directing, producing, cinematography and editing using both 16mm film and HD video technology, as well as an array of film equipment and computer software.
    Faculty-student collaboration
    Our award-winning faculty have an ideal combination of industry and teaching experience. They’ve been in your shoes and will work with you to ensure you find success in your film endeavors.
    Develop a broad portfolio
    You’ll compile an extensive reel of work that showcases your skills and will help you land an excellent career.
    Tell compelling stories
    Emphasis is placed on telling compelling, personal stories in a range of cinematic modes, including fiction, non-fiction and experimental practices.
    Unique program to region
    MSUM’s Film Production degree is one of the only four-year programs of its kind offered at a state institution in the region.
    Film learning community
    Live and learn with your classmates in the Film learning community, where you’ll collaborate on group projects, explore career options and more.
    Learning Opportunities Beyond the Classroom

    Further your education outside the classroom with a unique selection of experiential learning opportunities that will perfectly compliment your degree. These opportunities will help you explore the field of film production further and increase your knowledge and skills.

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  • Careers & Outcomes
    Put your exceptional writing, directing, filming and editing skills to use in any number of careers in the film industry.
  • Kristen Conaty, Film
    Sarah Palm, Film
    Our students produce the most compelling stories.
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