Cinematography And Film Program at University of Iowa (Iowa)

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Cinematography And Film Program

The cinematography and film program at University of Iowa prepares students for careers as visual communicators on a professional video production team or independent filmmaker and multimedia producer. The program focuses on communication of dramatic information, ideas, moods, and feelings through film and video. Program courses include: theory, technology and equipment operation, production, directing, editing, cinematographic art, audio, techniques for specific types of film/video, computer recording/enhancement applications, special effects, and planning and management of operations. Get more details below including other Iowa colleges that offer cinematography and film program.

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Students Enrolled in the Cinematography And Film Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Iowa offers a master's degree program in cinematography and film.

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Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Cinematography And Film program at Iowa, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.



Plan and coordinate various aspects of radio, television, stage, or motion picture production, such as selecting script, coordinating writing, directing and editing, and arranging financing.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, producers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 9.1% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Iowa City, IA
    • Total Employment: 40
    • Average Hourly Rate: $18.91
    • Average Annual Salary: $39340

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture


Operate television, video, or motion picture camera to record images or scenes for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, camera operators, television, video, and motion picture employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.0% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Cinematography And Film Programs in Iowa

Cinematography And Film programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Maharishi University of Management

Fairfield, IA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 18 students completed this program


  • Cinematography And Film (M)

Western Iowa Tech Community College

Sioux City, IA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College


  • Cinematography And Film (A)

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