An Award-Winning Christian Program
Taylor is one of the best Christian colleges for film & media production, journalism, public relations, and web communication. Our Media Communication Department distinctions include:
- Winning well over 200 external awards in the last seven years
- Having student films accepted for screening in film festivals
- Offering hands-on access to state-of-the-art technology including two RED Epic cameras
- Generating an award-winning student newspaper and yearbook
- Graduating alumni who now work in Hollywood, news media, and corporate communication
- Producing award-winning client projects involving service learning
Our award-winning department offers majors in film and media production, public relations, journalism/media writing and web communication preparing you to make a difference for Christ through media.
Faculty in the department seek to educate extraordinary communicators and artists marked by a passion for serving God, professional excellence, and using media to transform culture. Combine challenging classes, a required internship, state-of-the-art technology, and the distinct advantages of choosing Taylor, U.S. News and World Report’s #1 Midwest regional college for eight straight years, and you'll be equipped to impact culture through great storytelling.
Taylor University Media Communication students and faculty will get a sneak peek at the films that audiences could see at theatres during 2015 when ten students and three faculty members travel to the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah from January 25–February 1, 2013.
Taylor University’s award-winning film program has won a pair of Gold MarCom awards. The “2014 Envision Film Festival Open” and the documentary “Married to Magic” each received 2014 MarCom awards. Sponsored by the Association of Marketing & Communications Professionals (AMCP), the MarCom Awards program is an international competition for individuals or companies involved in the concept, writing and design of print, visual, audio and web materials and programs. An estimated 5,000 entries each year come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers.
Public relations campaigns created by teams of Taylor students for Marion and Grant County organizations have been awarded Platinum and Gold MarCom Awards.