The MS in Cinema Production emphasizes the technical and technology-based topics and practices of digital cinema. Such topics and practices include post-production editing of video and audio, the integration of video and audio, special effects and computer-generated imaging, and modes of digital distribution.
The first year’s coursework provides students with a solid foundation in the essential skills of filmmaking including cinematography, editing, and sound. The seven electives taken during the second year allow students to customize their degree to their specific areas of interest.
With advanced courses in editing, digital compositing, and color correction, students acquire the skills needed to work in all facets of cinema post-production.
Students develop the skills necessary to work in sound for cinema. Coursework includes advanced classes in location sound recording, dialogue editing, sound mixing, and scoring.