Digital Media Production Emphasis

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Digital media production at dordt

Be challenged. Be changed.


Envision, design, and create with a digital media production emphasis. Dreams of your creative work on screen can become a reality through the opportunities awaiting you in Dordt’s media production program. Digital media majors at Dordt understand the importance of intentional and excellent storytelling. Our professors fuel the desire and calling to work in an industry in need of excellent professionals working from a Christian perspective.

“Lights, camera, action” becomes more than just a saying as you work through project-based course work. See your vision come to life by learning how to edit and direct using state of the art software and equipment. Our program takes you from the ground up, turning you into an expert visionary in film and media production. 


Advanced students can work with Dordt's production company, Prairie Grass Productions, and work on projects for corporate and non-profit clients. This provides opportunities for hands-on experience in producing video according to customer expectations.

Students also have the opportunity to participate in the Los Angeles Film studies program. This program provides students the chance to live, learn, and work in L.A. Internships in various segments of the film industry provide students with hands-on experience.

Facilities and equipment

Dordt has a premiere post-production digital media lab offering computers equipped for video editing with and Avid and Premier, and the full Adobe suite of products such as Illustrator, Photoshop, and After Effects. This lab is used exclusively by digital media and graphic design students.

Our department has a variety of equipment that students can check out from the Dordt library. You will have access to equipment such as cameras, dollies, LED light kits, green screens, shotgun mics, tripods, and more.

Course options include:

  • Film Criticism
  • Introduction to Film/Video Production
  • Advanced Video Editing
  • Documentary Film Making