Learn Cinematic Arts with APU’s Film Major

Azusa Pacific University’s Bachelor of Arts in Cinematic Arts is a comprehensive program that allows students to develop a spiritually aware, critical, and creative outlook. Students are immersed in hands-on filmmaking with state-of-the-art equipment and expert instruction by faculty-mentors with professional experience. Students receive training in writing, production, post-production, criticism, animation, and entertainment management with the aim of combining artistic excellence with academic rigor. Located just 25 miles from Hollywood, film majors have superior access to industry professionals, internships, and the vibrant cinematic arts community of Southern California.

Beyond simply learning how to use the tools of the trade, student’s are also challenged to thoughtfully consider how art and culture impact one another and what role the Christian artist plays in the process. The cinematic arts major is comprised of nine core courses that form a common foundation of cinematic arts knowledge integrated with six additional specialty courses in one of three concentrations.

The three concentrations include:

  • Production and Post
  • Entertainment Executive
  • Screen Studies

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Program Highlights

  • Access to a supply of professional-level technical gear totaling over one million dollars
  • Four specialty concentrations
  • Practice artistic excellence in storytelling and technique.
  • Completion in as little as four semesters

Learn more about this major.

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.