Film & media production

Follow your passion for making movies, documentary films and other video productions.

In-class experience

  • Write scripts for film and video productions.
  • Get experience in the different roles on a production team.
  • Use professional equipment and facilities to create films and media productions.
Students stand behind a camera, hold a mic and watch the playback green inside a building during an advertising shoot.

Internships/practicums

What you'll learn

  • How to work on a professional production team
  • How to produce industry-quality work

Where you'll intern

  • Media production houses
  • In-house video production departments
  • Independent film teams

Possible careers after graduation

  • Independent filmmaker or documentarian
  • Producer, director, cinematographer, grip or editor in film industry
  • Video producer at a company or nonprofit

What you'll study

Students must complete 39 units of journalism courses for the major and 120 units overall to graduate. Find details below about completing your journalism courses with a film & media production emphasis. View all required courses on our bachelor's degree of journalism page.

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Meet emphasis faculty

Film & media production News, broadcast, documentary, media studies, visual communication, documentary film, reporting, faculty, journalism, graduate students
Kari Barber
Kari Barber
Associate Professor of Electronic Media She, her
(775) 784-1791
RSJ 103D
5890 News, broadcast, documentary, media studies, visual communication, documentary film, reporting, faculty, journalism, graduate students
Film & media production Journalism, faculty, advertising & public relations, Spanish language media
Ezequiel Korin
Ezequiel Korin
Assistant Professor of Spanish-Language Media He, him
(775) 784-6946
RSJ 203
5890 Journalism, faculty, advertising & public relations, Spanish language media
Film & media production video production, visual communication, news, broadcasting, documentary, television, faculty, immersive media, film
Melissa McClinton
Melissa McClinton
Assistant Professor of Video Production and Immersive Media
(775) 682-7642
RSJ 215A
5890 video production, visual communication, news, broadcasting, documentary, television, faculty, immersive media, film
Film & media production Journalism, faculty, advertising, documentary, media studies, visual communication, race and media
Myrton Running Wolf
Myrton Running Wolf
Assistant Professor of Race and Media Photo credit: Pamela Peters
(775) 784-4187
RSJ 215B
5890 Journalism, faculty, advertising, documentary, media studies, visual communication, race and media