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Digital Filmmaking


Ramapo College Office of Admissions

McBride House 505 Ramapo Valley Road Mahwah, NJ 07430

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About Digital Filmmaking

Have you ever practiced your Oscar or Emmy speech? Do you get lost in writing and creating short films or YouTube videos?

The Digital Filmmaking students are immersed in the world of cinematic storytelling and film production processes. They develop a sophisticated narrative understanding and technical virtuosity in screenwriting, cinematic language, digital postproduction, audio and sound design, and film producing. They graduate from Ramapo with the ability to pursue many career options.

Classes you can take:

Directing the Fiction Film, Digital Postproduction, Business of Producing for Film and TV, Directing the Documentary, Digital Cinematography, Fundamentals of Audio, Writing the Screenplay, Web Series

Career Opportunities

Sample Job Titles

Job Title
Producers and Directors
Technical Writers
Film and Video Editors

* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020). For more information about careers and assistance in making your career plans, please contact Career Services ( or visit

Hands-On Learning

You will learn the art and craft of filmmaking using the latest digital technology with professors currently working in the field. Through hands-on experience, students learn the full production process from idea development to audience engagement and distribution. The curriculum provides you with the knowledge and experience you will need to succeed in the workplace as an engaged, knowledgeable and creative filmmaker, editor, screenwriter, production director, sound designer and cinematographer.

As a digital filmmaking student at Ramapo, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities and equipment including HD cameras, rigs, audio and lighting equipment, audio recording and postproduction suites, a Final Cut Pro digital postproduction lab, private editing suites, and a film studio for production use.

There are also computer labs for digital imaging and print design available for your use. As part of the experiential curriculum, you will complete an internship. Ramapo students have interned for many productions houses, TV networks and corporations including NBC Universal, CBS, Cablevision, Deep Focus, Magnolia Pictures, Viacom, and MLB Network among others.