Film & Media Production
As a film and media production major at Taylor, you'll create festival-ready film and video projects using state-of-the-art cameras and editing equipment. Our award-winning program includes four kinds of production: narrative filmmaking, documentary filmmaking, video production for clients, and multi-camera studio production.
Our department's emphasis on great storytelling, combined with our array of cameras, lights, jibs/dollies, and professional editing suites, helps you create projects worthy of the big screen. Hollywood isn’t just a pipe dream. Our graduates work in the entertainment industry and so can you.
If you write for your school paper, enjoy layout or taking pictures, and love telling stories through the web, newspapers, magazines, or other media outlets, our journalism and media writing degree is for you.
Our journalism and media writing major will prepare you to craft messages with insight, Christian ethics, and passion in all forms of writing including print, broadcast, web, and audio/radio. Our program teaches you to tell stories in as many ways possible, not just through words, but also through design, photos, audio and video. It’s more than news journalism. To succeed in today’s writing market, you’ll need to be well versed in all media platforms and we can help you do just that as you write for our award-winning publication.
If you enjoy writing, organizing, and event planning, if you are good with people and think well on your feet, then our public relations degree is for you. Public Relations is a field poised to grow faster than average for the next decade.
Through our public relations major, you'll learn to deliver strategic communication campaigns with professionals in corporate, agency, nonprofit or ministry settings in a manner that is truthful and responsible. In contrast to some theory-only PR programs, you'll learn digital media tools and gain experience with real clients, helping them enhance their reputation, educate their audiences, and promote their organization in their community.
Taylor is a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). This organization aids students by enhancing their education, broadening their networks, and launching their careers. PRSSA members have met with industry professionals, created a promotional package for a community education program, toured notable agencies, and job-shadowed professionals in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne. PRSSA offers continual opportunities for scholarships and networking.
If you’re interested in making the web central to your career, managing web teams, designing amazing sites, helping companies use social media strategically, and creating content for online distribution, our web communication major is for you.
Since websites are the first impression of any company, agency or organization, our web communication degree will prepare you to help your future employer understand the importance of creating and maintaining an interactive, dynamic website to attract customers and clients. It will also prepare you to work in all aspects of the web including interactive web design, web writing, photojournalism, production, social media and more.
View Media Communication course descriptions in the Academic Catalog.