Cinema & Media Arts

Gain experience in video production, broadcast production, and broadcast and multimedia journalism.

Cinema & Media Arts Concentration

The cinema & media arts major at NC Wesleyan emphasizes the art of storytelling as the foundation for creating visual media. Students develop their skills in writing, producing, directing, cinematography, sound design, and editing. They learn from faculty and professionals who are specialists in their fields.

While they develop as creative professionals, students produce portfolios demonstrating areas of specialization as well as a broad skill set suitable for the ever-changing media landscape. This is a major that also can be helpful to students interested in video production, broadcast production, and broadcast and multimedia journalism.

Major Requirements:

  • Theatre Appreciation
  • History of Popular Music
  • Film Analysis
  • Special Topics

Concentration Requirements:

  • Mass Communication
  • Intro to Video Production
  • Advanced Video Production
  • World Film History
  • Documentary and Social Change
  • Film and Media Theory
  • Producing Community Media
  • Senior Project

Career Options:

  • Director (Film/Television/Video)
  • Producer (Film/Television/Video)
  • Production Assistant
  • Video Editor/Videographer
  • Camera Operator
  • Location Manager
  • Script Supervisor
  • Press Agent/Media Relations Specialist
  • Social Media Manager
  • Public Relations Officer

Cinema & Media Arts Faculty

Jason Buel, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communications

B.A., Appalachian State University
M.A., Ph.D., North Carolina State University