Video Production & Sound Design Specialization

Dive deep into the world of video and sound

Ready to embark on an exciting journey into the realms of video and sound? Our program equips you with the essential skills needed to work on commercials, narrative films, or documentaries.

Focused on technical skills and storytelling

Experience hands-on learning as you capture stunning visuals and master the art of sound design. Plus, with opportunities for internships, independent studies, and capstone projects, you can tailor your education to match your interests and career aspirations, all under the guidance of experienced instructors.

The video and sound specialization emphasizes Blackmagic’s DaVinci Resolve software. Blackmagic Design is a leading manufacturer of video and sound equipment and cameras. They are guided by a philosophy of making affordable video equipment – an essential concern for students who are just starting their careers.

Earn a bachelor's and master's degree in 5 years. You can pair a bachelor's in Media Arts and Science with a master's in:

Sample job titles

  • Audio engineer
  • Audio producer
  • Camera assistant
  • Director
  • Director of photography
  • Editor
  • Filmmaker
  • Foley Artist
  • Motion graphics artist
  • Photographer producer
  • Scriptwriter
  • Scoring
  • Sound designer
  • Sound mixer
  • Sound production engineer

Companies where our alumni work

  • 12 Stars Media (Indiana)
  • Complexly (Indiana)
  • Cutters (Chicago)
  • Entercom-Indianapolis
  • Field Museum (Chicago)
  • U.S. Marine Corp (Indiana)
  • IU Indianapolis
  • Markey’s Rental and Staging (Indiana)
  • WFYI (Indiana)
Sam Mirpoorian shooting Greener Pastures

Sam Mirpoorian

Media Arts and Science alumni & film documentarian

With a number of documentary shorts "in the can" along with more than several awards and recognitions, Mirpoorian can start to consider himself established as a producer/director.

Read more about Sam's career

Matt Spear and Devin O’Connell

Media Arts and Science alumni & Heartland’s Indy Shorts International Film Festival award winners

“As someone who greatly benefits from experiential learning, I just enjoyed being given the opportunity to make films. I had never made a film or even cut together a video prior to starting my major so it was exceptionally helpful to be allowed to make all the ‘beginner mistakes’ and learn from those mistakes.”

Read more on Matt & Devin's award and careers

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