To inquire about this program:
Admission Office | 312-362-8300​

DePaul's bachelor's degree in Digital Cinema program will prepare you for a career in production by teaching you how to use the latest digital technology and examining classic cinema narrative theory and aesthetics. As a Digital Cinema student, you may concentrate in Cinema Production, Documentary Production, Sound, Television Production or Writing for Film and Television.

The Cinema Production concentration focuses on:

  • Cinema history
  • Cinema theory
  • Live-action production
The Documentary Production concentration focuses on:

  • Advanced documentary concepts
  • Pre-production and production
  • Storytelling techniques
The Sound concentration focuses on:

  • Cinema production technologies
  • Post-production
  • Use of cutting edge sound equipment
The Television Production concentration focuses on:

  • Editing
  • Post-production
  • Program design
  • Studio and field production for video and television
The Writing for Film and Television concentration focuses on:

  • Advanced screenwriting techniques
  • Cinema history
  • Cinema production
  • Cinema theory
  • Dramatic literature
You will gain practical production experience through classes, internships and DePaul's Project Bluelight program, where you will work with other students and faculty members on a full-length feature film or independent short productions.

We also offer a combined bachelor's/master's degree program in Digital Cinema, which allows you to complete a bachelor's degree and a graduate degree in Digital Cinema in five years.

Internship Possibilities

  • American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
  • DraftFCB
  • Q101 WKXQ-FM Chicago Radio
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation
  • Fox News Chicago
  • WGN TV
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange
  • NBC Universal
  • WTTW Chicago Public Media



What can you do with this degree?

  • Cinematography
  • Film/television directing
  • Post-production management
  • Visual effects
  • Data management
  • Film/television production
  • Screenwriting
  • Editing
  • Filmmaking
  • Sound design