Communication arts students editing a video

Digital Film & Television Production, B.F.A.

Launch your career in the entertainment industry by working with the latest industry technology and tackling real-world projects in our student-run production companies.

The College of Arts & Sciences is no longer accepting applications for this degree program.


What You’ll Learn

In the Digital Film and TV Production, B.F.A., you’ll join a program that will jumpstart your journey to becoming a filmmaker. From the very beginning, you’ll learn to produce, direct, shoot, light, edit, record, and exhibit.

You’ll work with ProdCo, New York Tech’s student-run production company, where you can make films of all kinds, music videos, icommercial spots, and more. You’ll also work with outside clients or show your films via Globesville, our student-run web channel.

You’ll gain the real-world experience you need to stand out to employers (and make important industry connections) while interning in New York City’s film or television production companies, post-production houses, or advertising agencies.

Employers

  • Saturday Night Live
  • The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
  • Spectrum NY1 News
  • Fox News
  • News 12 Long Island

  • Career Options

    • Casting Director
    • Cinematographer
    • Director
    • Editor
    • Motion Graphics Specialist
    • Producer
    • Screenwriter
    • Visual Effects Editor
Billy Miecuna (B.F.A ’19)

Spectrum News NY1

While in the B.F.A. program, Billy interned for Spectrum News NY1, working in the ENG (electronic news-gathering) room renting out and managing equipment for the cable news network.

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Christine Bragan (B.F.A. ’03)

AMC Networks

Now vice president of marketing and communications for AMC Networks, Christine is also a board member for NY Women in Film & Television, which is dedicated to creating opportunities for women in entertainment.

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Keith Rouse (B.F.A. ’69)

Industry Leader

Now retired, Keith had a stellar 50-year career, touring with Wham! in 1985 to help make their documentary and meeting and photographing greats like B.B. King, David Cassidy, and the Everly Brothers.

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Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

Top 15%

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$71,680

$76,521

$62,650

Top-Tier Ranking

US New and World Report Best Regional College Ranking

New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

How You’ll Succeed

You’ll graduate with extensive knowledge of how to be a valuable part of the full production team, working with the industry’s latest technology in New York Tech’s HD studio and control room with graphic workstations, a wireless cellular field camera, multi-track audio recording, a modern LED lighting fleet, and more.

US New and World Report Best Regional College Ranking

Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

Do. Make. Innovate.

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