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A B.F.A. degree in Film & Television Production with an emphasis in Production prepares students for careers working with studios, independent films, independent television, documentaries, and web series. This degree also serves as an excellent foundation for students pursuing graduate studies in writing, directing, and producing.

Educational Qualifications

Most producers and directors earn bachelor’s degrees then further their job experience in such related occupations as writers and film editors.

Job Outlook

Employment of producers and directors is projected to grow 11 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations. 

Entering Salary

The median annual wage of producers and directors was $68,440 in May 2010. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $32,140, and the top 10 percent earned more than $166,400. Salaries for writers started at less than $28,610 and reached a median of $55,420. The top 10 percent earned more than $109,440.

The median annual wage of producers and directors was $68,440 in May 2010. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $32,140, and the top 10 percent earned more than $166,400.

In May 2010 salaries for writers started at less than $28,610 and reached a median of $55,420. The top 10 percent earned more than $109,440.

Career information adapted from:

  • U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2012). Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/ooh

Contact and Location

film@lasierra.edu

951.785.2622
Palmer Hall, Room 218