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Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media Production

Spark change through creative storytelling.

If you seek a rewarding career that can leave a lasting impact, consider becoming a Digital Media Production major. In this field, you won't only master the technical aspects of video and audio production, 2D animation, and animated graphics; you'll also delve into the art of crafting visually interesting and compelling stories. With a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media Production, you'll acquire versatile skills that open doors to various industries, from television and movie production, to creating engaging social media content for global brands.

Why be a Digital Media Production major?

Here’s what makes the Mount’s Digital Media Production major unique:

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  • Digital production studio: Our instructors are not only seasoned educators but also accomplished professionals actively working in the fields of writing, directing, and producing. With extensive experience in feature film, independent film, and television, they bring a wealth of real-world knowledge and expertise to the classroom.
  • Digital production studio and equipment: As a Digital Media Production major, you'll enjoy full access to our facilities, including the television studio, video cameras, audio equipment, light kits, and editing and graphics suites. Moreover, you'll be equipped with the latest versions of Adobe Creative Suite apps, ensuring that you gain hands-on experience with industry-standard software, providing you with a competitive edge in the dynamic world of media production. 
  • Connect with like-minded creatives: At the Mount, we take pride in our very own in-house digital video production club, Mount Media. This club is dedicated to producing compelling short films, TV programming, and engaging social media videos exclusively for MSMC. Joining Mount Media presents an excellent chance for you to collaborate with fellow Digital Media Production students, fostering valuable connections at MSMC. Additionally, this opportunity allows you to build a portfolio that showcases your creative talents. 
  • The Hudson Valley is a production hub: The Hudson Valley is rapidly becoming a thriving hub for film production. Within this region, students will discover numerous opportunities to be on set for major film and television productions, gaining invaluable hands-on experience. 

"As a student entering today’s workforce, you must have a competitive edge. My Digital Media Production degree is my advantage. This summer, I worked as a Social Media Intern at a Med-Tech company. The knowledge and experience I gained from my Digital Media Production courses at MSMC helped me stand out in my internship.”

Victoria Veloz-Vicioso '23
Victoria Veloz-Vicioso '23

What to expect as a Digital Media Production major

39 credits in Digital Media Production | Maintain GPA of 2.0+

Learn about Digital Media Production academic requirements and courses here.

Our comprehensive Digital Media Production program delves into every facet of the craft, encompassing writing, producing, editing, camera operation, lighting, audio, live television switching, and graphics/animation for both television and film.

Furthermore, as a service-oriented college, our Digital Media Production majors have the unique opportunity to focus on storytelling that makes a difference. Through meaningful projects with nonprofits and small businesses, both in the classroom and via Mount Media, students actively engage in creating media that serves the community.

And, during your final year, you'll undertake a capstone film project where you'll put all your acquired skills as a Digital Media Production major to the test. This project not only marks a fitting conclusion to your time in the program, but also serves as a standout addition to your portfolio for potential employers.

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Be prepared for your future

Digital Media Production majors are strongly encouraged to collaborate with our Career Center in securing internships that foster skill development and provide a competitive edge in their chosen industry. 
Former Digital Media Production majors have successfully interned at prestigious organizations such as WABC TV SportsThe Today Show, MTV, the New York Mets, CBS 48 Hours, and others. Additionally, many of our students have gained valuable on-set experience by working on feature films shot in the Hudson Valley.

Whether your passion lies in Digital Content Creation for renowned brands, or contributing to major feature film productions, our dedicated team will support you in securing the ideal internship that will give you a head-start in your chosen career.

Here's how some of our alumni are using their degrees:

  • Victoria Veloz-Viscioso ‘23, Social Media Marketing Content Creator, Medidata Solutions
  • Olivia Pellicula ‘22, Production Assistant, The Wendy Williams Show
  • Matt Rothstein ‘22, Production Assistant, Pinball (feature film)
  • Steven Leo ‘22, Production Crew, The Winter House (2021), A Deadly Legend (2020), and Trick (2019)

Christopher Neyen

Associate Professor of Art and Graphic Design, CMA Gallery Coordinator, and Chair of the Division of Communication, Art, and Digital Media
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Merle Becker

Instructor of Digital Media Production
Email Address
Aquinas 12D
Office Hours
By appointment

Regina Pappalardo

Associate Professor of Journalism
Aquinas 120D
Office Hours
12:30-1 pm
1-2:30 pm

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