Digital Creative Media and Film

Why has LaGrange created a Digital Creative Media degree?

In 2015 alone, film and television productions based in Georgia generated an economic impact of $6 billion. As new media projects arrive every month, exciting career opportunities are opening up for creative young people who are properly prepared.

LaGrange College’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Digital Creative Media and Film prepares and equips students for entry level positions within the film, media, entertainment, and broadcast industries, as well as for positions in creative worship and church media production.

What skills will I learn?

The Digital Creative Media and Film curriculum is centered around the creative and post production techniques that are used in:
  • Film & Television production
  • Documentary, Advertising, and Promotional Production
  • Music Video Production
  • Sound Design
  • Recording Studio Audio Engineering
  • Location Audio and Audio Post Production
  • Cell, Stop-Motion and Computer Animation
  • Corporate and Industrial Video Production
  • Experimental and Non-Traditional Media genres
With the Atlanta film community at our doorstep, the Digital Creative Media program often invites film, television and online media professionals into the classroom as a means of challenging students to consider different storytelling conventions and production techniques.

Jamal Shakir: A Future in Filmmaking

Jamal Shakir: A Future in Filmmaking

Like many freshmen, Jamal Shakir did not arrive from Warner Robins, Georgia, with a clear choice of major. Playing defensive back for the Panthers and adjusting to college life kept him occupied. When time came to "declare," however, Professor John Lawrence took notice of Jamal's creativity as a photographer and suggested he investigate LaGrange's Digital Creative Media and Film degree.
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What about facilities?

In February of 2016, LaGrange College added 67,000 square-feet of instructional space dedicated to transforming the lives of its students. The completely renovated West Side building houses the Digital Creative Media program and offers endless opportunities to learn and create. It includes:

  • Acoustically-treated television recording studio and control rooms
  • Mixing and editing rooms for audio and video production
  • Video stage with grid lighting and green screen wall
  • Dedicated project workroom for stop-motion animation
  • All-new studio and field equipment, DSLR cameras, jibs, cam sliders, GoPro cams and steadicams.
  • Final Cut, Adobe Premier, ProTools, Logic Pro and other production software
LaGrange graduates have gone on to become Grammy nominees, producers of Billboard No.1 hits, filmmakers, composers and performers. With an eye on the growing film industry in Georgia, LC’s Digital Creative Media program can pave the way to new and welcome career opportunities.

CORE classes include:

  • Lighting Design
  • Drawing 1
  • Music Fundamentals
  • New Media
  • Audio Engineering
  • Audio Techniques for Film, Video & TV
  • Techniques of Video Production
  • Script Writing
  • Production Project
  • Internship
  • Senior Capstone Project

For additional information contact:

Professor Lee Johnson
Digital Creative Media and Film
Program Coordinator

Professor Marcia Brown
Fine and Performing Arts
Division Chair