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Multimedia Film & Production

Major Information

The major in Multimedia Film & Production (MMFP) offers students the opportunity to prepare themselves for careers in the audio, video, film, and Internet production industries. The program provides students with hands-on instruction in scriptwriting, audio and video production, announcing, and website production in its state-of-the-industry facilities in beautiful Sanford Hall. The curriculum ensures that each student’s education is complimented with a solid grounding in the liberal arts, theory, history and legal and ethical mass communication standards. Quality writing, teamwork and a dedication to excellence are stressed throughout the curriculum. On-campus media activities and an internship provide students with out-of-classroom opportunities to hone their media skills.

General Information

Degree(s) Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Multimedia Film & Production

Sample Occupations

  • Actor/Actress
  • Animator/ Multimedia Artist
  • Audio-Visual Collections Specialist
  • Audio-Video Equipment Technician
  • Booking Agent
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Camera Operator (TV, Video, Motion Picture)
  • Casting Director
  • Choreographer
  • Cinematographer
  • Color Designer
  • Composer
  • Costume Designer
  • Critic
  • Director (motion Picture & Theatre)
  • Director, Instructional Material
  • Director, Photography
  • Director, Program (Radio & TV Broadcast)
  • Drama Coach
  • Entertainment/ Recreation manager
  • Film Editor
  • Film Producer
  • Lighting Technician
  • Make-up Artist/ Designer
  • Motion Picture Projectionist
  • Performer/ Entertainer
  • Producer (Radio, TV, Movies & Theatre)
  • Production Manager
  • Rigger
  • Script Writer
  • Set Designer
  • Sound Engineer
  • Technical Director
  • Theatrical Agent

Sample Work Settings

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Broadcasting Groups
  • Cable Stations
  • Communication Departments
  • Film Distributors
  • Film Production Companies
  • Government Agencies
  • Motion Picture Companies
  • Product Placement Companies
  • Public Libraries
  • Special Effects Companies
  • Studio Facilities
  • Talent Agencies
  • Talent Management Firms
  • Television & Film Settings
  • Television Stations
  • Theatrical Production Companies
  • Video Production Companies
  • Universities
  • Web Production Companies

Sample Employers

  • WJBF-TV Augusta
  • Blue Voyage Productions
  • Metal Flowers Media
  • Lighting and Production Equipment, Inc.
  • Warner Brothers Entertainment Group
  • Litton Entertainment
  • KNDU-TV
  • Clayton County Public Schools
  • TrustDALE TV
  • Pluto TV
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Flying Colors Media
  • Colorchrome Atlanta
  • ESPN
  • Comcast
  • Connect Savannah
  • Sportvision
  • Fireshoe Productions
  • Technical Innovation

Connecting Majors, Skills, and Occupations

  • View learning outcomes associated with your major in the Georgia Southern Academic Catalog:

Georgia Southern Academic Catalog

  • Explore the connection between occupations and skills in O*Net:

www.onetonline.org

  • Use Handshake to upload your résumé and explore internships and jobs. For more information:

www.georgiasouthern.edu/ocpd

Internet Resources

To explore values, interests, and skills:

FOCUS 2 bit.ly/focuscareer

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) – $15

Self Directed Search – $15

https://students.georgiasouthern.edu/career/s tudents/assessments/

To explore occupational outlooks and salaries:

National Compensation Survey

www.bls.gov/ncs/

National Association of College and Employers  (NACE) 

http://www.naceweb.org/salary resources/index.aspx 

Professional Organizations

Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

www.oscars.org

Academy of Television Arts & Science

www.emmys.org

Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers

www.amptp.org

American Society of Cinematographers

www.theasc.com

American Women in Radio and Television

www.awrt.org

Association of Motion Picture Sound

www.amps.net

Black Filmmaker Foundation

www.surfview.com/serebff.htm

Directors Guild of America

www.dga.org

Georgia Southern Student Organizations

  • Society of Communication Scholars
  • Society of Professional Journalists
  • GSU Film Club (MCA-I affiliate)
  • WVGS FM Radio
  • Campus Video Channel 

Last updated: 7/26/2022