Digital Video Bachelor’s Degree at University of Advancing Technology

Digital Video Degree


University of Advancing Technology’s Digital Video Bachelor of Arts is a digital film production degree that prepares students to take on the challenge of storytelling with contemporary relevance. The digital video production degree program immerses students in leading-edge technologies and environments essential to today’s film, television, video production, animation, and visual effects industries. UAT’s digital video courses combine the fundamentals of digital filmmaking technologies with artistic production to create an advanced degree for students wanting to launch a career in digital filmmaking and video production.


Digital filmmaking students will plan, design, and assemble pre-production materials to create digital video projects including screenplays, character building, storyboards, and shot lists. They will develop, write, and create digital films including fictional films, documentaries, music videos, commercials, animations, visual effects, and short films. Film production skills and techniques for professional camerawork, film composition, and film lighting will be explored. Digital Video Bachelor of Art Degree graduates will be prepared for careers in digital filmmaking, digital film editing, digital animation, and motion picture production.

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Digital Video Course Description

The moving image has emerged as the ubiquitous communication medium of the 21st century from the big screen of the local multiplex to the small screen of your favorite portable device and everywhere in between. The Digital Video degree prepares students to become the creative technologists who work behind the scenes to bring these images to life. Digital Video students produce polished and professional completed works through explorations of the aesthetic principles of visual storytelling and the mastery of industry-standard production and post-production tools. Students will learn applications in the diverse industries of film, television, animation, advertising and interactive content production. As innovations in digital image creation, post-production and distribution continue to become the new standards of this industry, graduates from this degree program will be uniquely positioned to apply new technological solutions to the task of delivering visual content to the ever-hungrier 21st century audience.
Digital Video Degree

Digital Video Degree Degree Objectives

  • Design and assemble preproduction materials for digital film projects.
  • Work in a creative leadership role on minimum one (1) complete digital film project produced in the Production Studio courses. Creative leadership roles include director, writer, producer, editor, cinematographer, sound designer, visual effects supervisor, compositing supervisor, art director, production designer, or graphic designer.
  • Create film visuals that exhibit professional quality in terms of camerawork, composition and lighting.
  • Integrate composite shots into complete works by employing industry-standard tools and techniques.
  • Edit and color grade digital film projects using industry standard nonlinear editors and post-production tools.
  • Record, edit and mix high quality audio, including dialogue, sound effects and music, which are integrated into a complete digital film production.

Digital Video Degree Program Information

  • Program Credits: 120
  • Major Credits: 36
  • Semesters to completion: 8

Requirements to graduate include a 2.0 CGPA, completed required coursework, Portfolio, Internship, and a Student Innovation Project.

For a more detailed breakout of completion time frames and rates, please see the UAT Fast Facts page.


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