The Emphasis Area in Production offers students pursuing the B. A. in Film Studies the opportunity to focus on film and digital video production. The program provides hands-on instruction in all areas of filmmaking, including writing, production management, directing, cinematography, audio, and editing. The course work combines the teaching of these skills with the study of aesthetics principles and theory. Students will have the opportunity to conceive, plan, manage and produce specific types of both documentary and fiction films through all phases of the creative process. Graduates pursue careers in the TV/motion picture industry, independent filmmaking, or in other areas of a diverse digital media industry, such as, computer graphics, music video production, home entertainment, professional instruction, or advertising and marketing.