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Turn Your Passion for Filmmaking into an Exciting Career

Creating a movie involves many processes, from scripting and storyboarding to lighting and sound. When you come to BEAU to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Visual Design with a specialization in Digital Film, you’ll become familiar with all aspects of cinematography.

If you’re looking for a unique film college in Utah, head to BEAU. Here, you’ll learn the art of filmmaking from instructors who’ve have worked first-hand in this exciting industry. By taking classes full-time at 15 credits per quarter, year-round, you can earn your BFA in Visual Design with a specialization in Digital Film in as little as three years.

What You’ll Learn

You’ll learn to:


How long does it take?

Graduate in as few as 18 months by taking 15 credits per quarter, year round


How much can I make?

Mean salary for independent artists, writers, and performers.
Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016


How long do classes last?

BEAU offers four start times each year so that you can get going on your degree right away.

BEAU Is No Ordinary Arts School



Instead of classrooms, you’ll get 24/7 access to creative spaces, specialty labs, and studios furnished with industry-standard equipment.



Animation careers are built on more than just concept art. That’s why BEAU teams up with the local art industry to offer real-world experience and internships. You’ll graduate with a portfolio that will impress any exec.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

BEAU helps make college more affordable for our students. We’ll help you explore scholarships, grants, loans, and tuition discounts. Liberal transfer credit policies let you build on prior education.


You’ll learn from industry-experienced instructors who bring their real-world knowledge to you. They’ve spent years building successful film and industry careers and will help you do the same.

Learn Digital Film in Class and on the Set

Digital Video Editing Avid

Learn basic video editing techniques using Avid Media Composer, a professional-level, nonlinear editing system.

Field Production and Lighting

You’ll learn lighting and camera techniques as well as color theory for digital video and television. You’ll also learn how to apply these techniques in a studio environment and on field locations.

Digital Film Production

From preproduction to post-production courses, you’ll learn what you need to know to create a comprehensive short film that’s edited and finished in high-definition video.

Career Possibilities

Graduates of the Digital Film program are prepared for careers as:

  • Camera operator
  • Sound assistant
  • Lighting assistant
  • Production assistant
  • Video editor
  • Motion graphic developer
  • DVD designer
  • Production developer

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