Moving Image Arts

Reagan Schwab Moving Image Arts

“Becoming comfortable with the balance between studying film design and actually creating film content myself was super important to me – and I was confident that I would find that within the Moving Image Arts program.”

Meet moving image arts major Reagan Schwab

You should major in moving image arts if:

  • You want to find and express your creative voice.
  • You’re interested in making movies and creating visual content. 
  • You enjoy watching and discussing movies, their story, and cinematography. 
  • You thrive at creating story ideas and conceiving visual storylines.
  • You’re interested in video and media production.

The moving image arts major is designed to prepare you for creative careers in film and media that blend art and technology. You will focus on the study, production, and creative uses of moving images to acquire industry-standard skills.

Find and nurture your creative voice, design and complete your own media projects, and build your portfolio. You will be able to apply your knowledge towards the film industry as a whole, but also in animation, advertising, game design, and social media. 

As part of the College of Liberal Arts and the Department of English, the moving image arts program enables our young filmmakers and artists to explore human culture and psychology and gain a heightened awareness of social issues: the vital tools for any filmmaker, visual storyteller, and media content creator.

With the current tax incentive for the film industry, the highest in the country, Louisiana is among the top states in domestic film production, creating an increasing demand for professionals in the industry. 

Moving Image Arts at UL Lafayette

What's Moving Image Arts Like?

  • Film studies
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Group work & collaboration
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Writing
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Internships
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Working with the tools essential to the trade
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Making films
    Rated 3 out of 3

The College of Liberal Arts offers an array of resources giving students direct access to the tools needed to explore, create, and succeed in their fields.

Life as a Moving Image Arts Major