Bachelor of Science in Digital Cinematography

Program description

Students acquire the advanced technical skills and professional knowledge necessary to be successful in the field of digital cinematography.

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Contact Information

  • Andrew Hernández, Academic Coordinator – Digital Cinematography Departments
  • For more information about this program, call: (787) 720-1022, press option 1

What distinguishes and characterizes the program?

The program Digital Cinematography is characterized by knowledge and techniques in specialized courses. Applying the principles and essential elements of cinema different styles, media and techniques are learned. With that students can perform in the workplace excelling in many professions in the cinema as production, screenplays, librettos, audio, editing, filming techniques, and lighting to act as entrepreneurs under the requirements of the industry today.

Courses Included in the Program

Since the beginning of the program students start working with the theory and film history, initiating their preparation courses: History and Movement of the Image, the Image Language Development of History. Scriptwriting. Here are some courses for preparation and knowledge in the area of Production Pre especially in the area of structuring scripts and how to establish a history with essential elements.

The “software” which is used Celtx in its class becomes the basis of guidance to turn your story into a final version, in order to start production in general.

When entering the stage of developing their production the student begins to work with core classes as Tools Production where the function and professionalism of how to use the equipment on a film set as taught cameras, lights, sound equipment, ” grip equipment “. Lighting Techniques educate students with the knowledge of light and is prepared to work in any situation. One of the most important classes of the department is the course of Cinematography CD 238 where students learn the theory and concepts of images in which practice production elements. Finally this stage ends with a fundamental class as Director of the role in which it is presented as working with the production team

By 2 previous stages of preproduction and production classes the student completed their courses with post production and editing progresses to learn to work with programs like Final Cut, Premiere Pro and Media Composer. Additional students learn to work with sound, special effects.

Finally students 2 classes culminate with final project where you have to submit a medium-length and to submit it in several festivals and have the professional level experience to expose and leave in the workplace.

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Where can program graduates use their new skills?

Television camera operator, video or film camera to record images or scenes for various purposes, such as television broadcasts, advertising, video production or moving images.

Broadcast technicians, establish, operate and maintain the electronic equipment used to transmit radio and television programs. Control audio equipment to regulate the volume and quality of sound during radio and television. Operate the transmitter for transmitting radio or television programs.

In addition Writers, Editors Post-Production, Audio Equipment Operators for film, Producers, Directors, Production Assistants, Art Directors, props etc.

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Bachelor of Science in Digital Cinematography
Cost of the program $24,319.00