BS In Post-Production

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Post-production is where all the details about sequence, flow and visual style come together into a polished film or video. Every aspect of the film is molded and refined into its final form during the post-production process before it meets the audience.

If you are ready to become immersed in the fundamentals of filmmaking and want to build an in-depth understanding of visual and audio post-production, this program provides a comprehensive foundation for your career.

The Bachelor of Science in Digital Media with a Post-Production Major introduces you to a broad range of digital media, including the basics of design, entrepreneurship, production, and media and motion. You’ll move beyond theory into advanced film production and editing, sound design, location audio, digital distribution, film aesthetics, producing, and more.
Flexible and convenient online and on-campus courses are available.

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Are you the type of person who:
  • Wants to do video editing, color correcting, audio editing or sound design for a living?
  • Is inspired by the idea of collaborating with others to tell creative stories with visual images and sound?
  • Might be interested in working freelance or at a post-production facility—and wants to be prepared to start working immediately in the field after graduation?
  • Has a love of film or the filmmaking process, and wants to enhance and strengthen your skills in post- production?
  • Is ready to dive in and start learning by doing in the studio, behind the camera and in the editing suite?

Career Paths

  • In-house Editor
  • Freelance Editor
  • Post-Production Supervisor
  • Sound Designer
  • Sound Editor

What You Can Learn

In Flashpoint’s Post-Production major, you can build finely tuned expertise in film editing, sound design for film, and more on top of a broad-based film production skillset. Below are just some of the topics covered in the Post-Production major at Flashpoint.

  • Advanced editing platforms
  • Advanced production and post-production, sound design, and location audio
  • Digital distribution
  • Elective learning options in motion graphics, producing, directing, screenwriting, film aesthetics, documentary filmmaking, and the fundamentals of sound and vision

In this program, youll also participate in general education courses offered through our Core Studies department, designed to complement and enhance discipline courses. Our Core Studies curriculum is designed to give students a foundation of knowledge and skills that will enable them to excel in their chosen disciplines and become well-rounded, lifelong learners. Learn more about our Core Studies Department here.

Courses Include

Directing Cinematography
Post-production Production Module I
Producing In Practice Production Module II
Flashpoint Studios
Advanced Topics: Film Production
Advanced Topics: Film Technologies
AVID Editing
Aesthetics of Cinema
Documentary Theory and Production Location
Audio Advanced Editing
Portfolio Development
Capstone Experience I
Capstone Experience II
Digital Audio Workstation
Sound Design for Visual Media I
Sound Design for Visual Media II

Design Entrepreneurship
Introduction to Media and Motion
First Year Experience
Computer Technology
Composition I
Composition II
World Cultures Western Civilization
Art History
Language + Symbols + Society
The Hero’s Journey
General Math
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Astronomy
The Biology of Humans
Introduction to Sociology
Oral Communication


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Project-based curriculum. At Flashpoint, you get immersed from day one. Classes are designed to put you to work collaboratively in teams on real-world projects. You’ll have the opportunity to learn the principles of cinematography, lighting, directing, screenwriting, editing, producing and more. All of that as you also build your confidence and a professional portfolio to help you launch your career.

Cross-disciplinary experience. Unlike traditional colleges, Flashpoint joins students from different programs in a capstone course each year to work on a project alongside those who are fulfilling the various roles in the marketing and creative process. This reflects the on-the-job reality that will become your career, and starts here in your first year.

High-tech campus. The Flashpoint campus is loaded with world-class environments and equipment. Featuring a professional screening room, film and recording studios, sound design suites, visual effects labs and more—this is the place to get prepared for your career.

Award-winning pros as your instructors. Faculty at Flashpoint don’t just teach—they mentor. In our focused, personalized environment you’ll get maximum attention and support from instructors who know you, and will guide every step of your education.

Deep industry connections. With the endorsements and support of some of the industry’s top players, Flashpoint offers incredible opportunities to meet your future employer through career services workshops, speaker events, portfolio shows and more.

Support every step of the way. With financial aid options to those who qualify, seamless transfer credit assistance, academic support workshops, and so much more—the Flashpoint community has a deep commitment to the success of every student from the first day of class to graduation and beyond.

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