Digital Cinematography Associate of Applied Science - Online

Degree Type
Associate of Applied Science
Program Length
48 weeks
Total Credit Hours

The Digital Cinematography curriculum immerses you in the art of digital video and film production for a variety of outlets. By utilizing the latest tools available to today’s media developers, you will learn how to create professional content for broadcast television, online media, mobile applications, and independent films. Throughout each program, you will take courses that help you build a comprehensive understanding of digital content creation and storytelling with a curriculum that strikes a balance between traditional film foundations and the latest production and postproduction techniques. You will learn how to master essential visual communication and video production methods for digital photography, HD video production, lighting, audio mixing, and nonlinear editing. Additional courses also cover complementary career skills in leadership, popular culture, production budgeting, and web design. Class projects will help you apply the knowledge you gain as you craft your own visual and narrative pieces for different media. You will learn to take a story through the entire creative process, including developing a script, planning the logistics of production, and working on location to capture your story on camera, as well as workflow essentials such as file management, editing, and distribution.


Associate of Applied Science  The Digital Cinematography Associate of Applied Science degree program provides you with a focused knowledge and understanding of digital video and filmmaking production as they relate to current technology and media formats. Courses in the program address digital filmmaking, scriptwriting, visual storytelling, motion-picture history, and the fundamentals of production. The program is designed to provide you with the tools you need to qualify for entry-level industry positions in the fields of broadcast television, web video, independent film, and more. In addition to technical proficiency and creative development, your education will help you develop critical-thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills that will provide you a solid set of career-focused foundational competencies. This career-focused education will equip you with the tools to help sustain a long and productive professional career in the entertainment and media industries.

Note: Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree programs are designed to prepare students for entry into technical and professional fields. A.A.S. degree programs are fully transferable into related Full Sail University bachelor’s programs. The transferability of credit from Full Sail to another institution is at the discretion of the accepting institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits will be accepted by another college.