If you’re serious about the arts of filmmaking and media production, you need to explore Taylor’s Film & Media Production program that recently earned its 500th external award. Join a community of creative people, passionate about film, television, video and audio production. Build skills in directing, cinematography, editing, sound design, screenwriting and producing in a top-notch program that values your individual artistic voice. Bound for Hollywood? Spend a semester at Taylor’s Los Angeles semester program, networking with alumni and working in professional internships.
Taylor students create visual stories that are truthful, beautiful and good, rooted in a Christian understanding of the world. God’s first act in the Bible is to create, and we’re made in his image, designed to create and appreciate beauty as God does.
Taylor’s Film & Media Production program excels in preparing students for the following areas:
Wins from regional Emmy organization in 2021
Film festival acceptances in 2021
Broadcast competition winners
Telly Awards for corporate production
Students earn up to 16 credit hours, complete one or two internships in their area of interest and take a course called “Inside the Entertainment Industry,” taught by entertainment industry professionals. The program also includes studio tours, special events, film screenings and networking. Students live in Pasadena.
Taylor’s film faculty have a distinct calling to equip you as a visual storyteller. Our faculty are award-winning production professionals and filmmakers with an impressive list of film festival acceptances and industry recognition. Nearly all faculty projects involve students on the crew, and your own projects will benefit from direct faculty mentorship.
Bring your final film project to life with a team of talented classmates. Conceptualize, write, storyboard, cast, light, direct, shoot, edit, sweeten audio, and color grade a festival-ready film.Watch Trailer Now
Create a festival-ready documentary as a team of a producer / director, cinematographer, and editor. Follow the story from pre-production to post.Watch Trailer Now
Join a team as producer, director, or editor and spend a semester working with a professional client. Develop an award-winning project for promotional or marketing purposes.Watch Trailer Now
Hone your creativity as a writer by developing fiction and nonfiction scripts for clients, documentaries, short films, and television series.Watch Trailer Now
Learn the process and techniques of making live television programming in a state-of-the-art studio setting.Watch Trailer Now
Earn Avid Media Composer certification for editing and experience color grading using DaVinci Resolve.Watch Trailer Now
Learn the safe and professional use of the Steadicam®, one of the film industry’s well-known camera stabilization devices.Watch Trailer Now
Prepare to transition from college student to full-time employment in the film and media industry.Watch Trailer Now
Students interested in course descriptions and academic policies can check out our Undergraduate Catalog here.
The Foundational Core is the key to Taylor’s total education. These classes will give you a big-picture view of how your calling connects with God's purpose for your life, engaging with ideas that will demonstrate how God has given you certain talents and skills to bring healing to the world. Each student who completes the Foundational Core emerges as a well-versed individual, equipped with critical thinking skills, a lifelong love of learning, and an appreciation for God's creation.