Creatio Center for Technology, Media, and Design

Bachelor of Arts in Video Production

Program Currently Under Development

A Degree for Your Point of View

Most people have the ability to make videos on their phone or computer. A smaller group might actually use that technology to make videos. Then there are those that want to take the next step – to tell stories with visual excellence. Our program is designed for that third group. Our BA in Video Production will push people with an interest in video work to new levels. If you want to learn the skills needed to make music videos, commercials, films, and more, this is the program for you.

Why Video Production at Northwest University?

Our BA in Video Production offers a unique combination of expert professors and state-of-the-art equipment in a Christ-centered environment. Students in our program learn how to tell stories visually while deepening their faith at the same time. With our close proximity to Seattle and the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest, our students have seemingly unlimited opportunities for creativity and careers.

When you graduate with a BA in Video Production, you will be able to:

  • Apply the iterative approach of “design thinking” methods to develop new and innovative audio and video productions.
  • Demonstrate expertise at using commercial video photography equipment. 
  • Demonstrate expertise as cinematographers for live or studio recording event. 
  • Apply commercial video editing technology to convert raw film footage to final video production.
  • Articulate how their faith informs their work in the field of video production and digital filmmaking.

Common Career Paths

Video Production or Digital Film-making professionals are the experts in designing, recording, editing, staging and producing movies, musical recordings, live shows, or video games. Upon graduation from NU, you will have the practical knowledge and abilities necessary to excel in any of these situations. Specific employment opportunities for graduates with a video production degree include:

  • Video Producer
  • Audio Producer
  • Cinematographer
  • Director of Photography
  • Sound Designer
  • Video Editor
  • Audio Editor
  • Game Producer, Designer, or Developer

We're in Good Company

We are neighbors to some of the most successful companies of the 21st century, including Microsoft, Google, Boeing, and Amazon. These game-changing corporations are great places to intern or work once you graduate. It’s no wonder why our home, Kirkland, was voted by Money Magazine as the fifth best place to live in the U.S.

What types of courses will I take?

  • AVPE 2013 Survey of Audio Technology
  • AVPE 2xx3 Survey of Video Technology
  • AVPE 2xx3 Digital Video Production
  • AVPE 2213 Recording Engineering
  • AVPE 3xx3 Cinematography
  • AVPE 3xx3 Visual Storytelling
  • AVPE 3xx3 Digital Video Editing
  • AVPE 3413 Sound Design
  • AVPE 3xx3 Digital Video Production
  • AVPE 3xx3 Film Directing
  • AVPE 4xx3 Digital Video Editing
  • AVPE 4xx3 Live Videography Practicum
  • AVPE 4943 Video Production Internship
  • AVPE 4xx3 Advanced Video Production/Capstone

Admissions Questions?

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