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Adult

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Film and Video Production

Our world needs communication professionals who live lives marked by uncompromising Christlike values, dedication and compassion. At Cornerstone University, a major in film and video production prepares students for positions requiring skills in any aspect of filmmaking (e.g., producer, director, cinematographer, screenwriter) or graduate education.

Program Learning Outcomes

The film and video production program reflects our commitment to developing students’ knowledge, skills and attitudes in five distinct yet interconnected areas: specialized knowledge; applied knowledge and collaborative learning; intellectual skills; civic and global learning; and biblical worldview integration.

01

Specialized Knowledge

Exhibit technical intelligence.

  • Operate video cameras (e.g., exposure, composition, movement).
  • Create audio (e.g., capturing, syncing, mixing).
  • Edit video.
  • Demonstrate understanding of aesthetics related to shooting and editing.
  • Write scripts (correct formats and mechanics).

Exhibit industry intelligence.

  • Function in roles (e.g., demonstrate film set etiquette, procedures and protocols).
  • Demonstrate understanding of corporate applications (e.g., working with a client).
  • Create and explain budgets for film/video projects.
  • Explain legal terminology and practices that make the film and media industries work.
02

Applied Knowledge and Collaborative Learning

Exhibit strategic intelligence.

  • Create films that portray redemptive, transformative stories.
  • Troubleshoot and solve problems on set.
  • Analyze media messages.
  • Demonstrate creativity.

Exhibit emotional intelligence.

  • Exercise teamwork.
  • Utilize conflict resolution.
  • Exude positivity under pressure.
  • Demonstrate integrity in work ethic.
  • Show servant leadership.
03

Intellectual Skills

Demonstrate your ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.

04

Civic and Global Learning

Demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues.

05

Biblical Worldview Integration

Articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues.

I feel equipped to tell stories that make a difference because of my experiences at Cornerstone.

Allison Blair (’18)

Related Programs

Our film and video production major houses several concentrations. Take a look at some of the areas of study you can focus on in this program.

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.