Film & Media Production

Visual storytelling for film, television, and video

Learn film and television production at one of the Midwest’s top three regional universities. Shoot on exceptional technology including the RED Weapon 6K camera while you develop your skills in film directing, producing, cinematography, screenwriting and editing.

Apply to spend a semester at Taylor's Hollywood Internship Program, take a trip to the Sundance Film Festival or shoot an international documentary.

You’ll gain professional skills with editing software such as Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, Pro Tools, After Effects and DaVinci Resolve while you explore what it means to be a Christian artist, contributing to culture in ways that honor God.

Our students have won more than 250 awards in the last ten years, including two Outstanding Student Production awards from the Emmys in 2016.

Hear from the faculty about what makes this program distinct.


In this program, you will...

  • Begin taking hands-on, production classes in your freshman fall
  • Create an impressive portfolio of work, demonstrating to employers the depth of your experience
  • Learn fiction and documentary filmmaking, live television production, and visual storytelling for clients
  • Take advantage of mentoring by expert teaching faculty and collaboration with upperclassmen
  • Understand the history and anticipate the future of film and media
  • Dig into the aesthetics, ethics, and business of visual storytelling
  • Integrate your faith with your filmmaking, reflecting God’s creativity

Film & Media Production news

Taylor University Filmmakers Win National Awards

Published: September 12, 2017

Four video projects created by Taylor University students for area and university clients have won national videography awards.

Taylor Film Wins Award From Emmy Organization

Published: July 07, 2017

A Taylor short film has won an Outstanding Student Production Award, known as the Crystal Pillar, from the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, Lower Great Lakes Chapter. This is the regional branch of the organization that awards Emmys for television broadcasting. The win was announced at a ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio, last month.

Envision Film Festival Turns Spotlight on Taylor Filmmakers

Published: February 17, 2017

Workshops, special guests, screenings and an awards presentation program for Taylor student filmmakers will highlight Taylor University’s Envision Film Festival, scheduled for March 2-4, 2017.

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