Film and Video Learning Outcomes

After Pacific | Because the Pacific Film/Video program asks students to explore many different areas and modes of film production, our graduates are flexible and adaptable to many different work environments and to take on many different types of positions, such as film, TV and digital media producers, documentary filmmakers, videographers, editors, production assistants, and multimedia managers.

Program Purpose

The film/video program at Pacific prepares students to use the critical, aesthetic, and technical skills they learn while in college to effect change in a world increasingly mediated by moving images.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and describe key terms and concepts and major trends and periods related to various modes of production (narrative, documentary, experimental, and/or animation), film history, and theory. 
  • Demonstrate skills necessary to effectively collaborate and communicate on video project productions, including working in groups, and engaging with peers and professors. 
  • Demonstrate the skills required to create quality media productions, including skills in story development, producing, cinematography, editing, and audio production/post production. 
  • Demonstrate ability to create a working production schedule that allows time for the iterative process to incorporate feedback and critical reflection. 
  • Express a critical understanding of the contextual factors that shape the message in a film or video for a diverse audience.