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Expanded Media

Program Overview

When you study expanded media, you’ll bring photos, videos and other media together to create engaging art that can be displayed in venues from the web to the big screen. You’ll have skills in creative writing and computer imaging, and everything in between. You’ll be well-rounded and ready for a great creative career.

View Degree Requirements (Course Catalog PDF)

Fast Facts

  • Bloomfield College alumni have gone on to win filmmaking awards, such as Alan Broussard ’17 in the Pocono Mountain Film Festival.
  • Expanded media explores the relationship between time, space, the body, the viewer and society at large.
  • The program includes narrative and non-narrative filmmaking; experimental, documentary and interactive video; art installation; public and conceptual art; and web-based art.

Contact Information

Career Options

  • Movie/TV director: Median pay $70,950 per year. Directors create motion pictures or TV shows by interpreting a writer’s script to entertain or inform an audience.
  • Sculptor: Median pay $48,120 per year. Sculptors create three-dimensional objects through a variety of techniques, including carving, shaping clay, whittling or chiseling. They often work for themselves but also can accept projects for individuals, organizations or governments.
  • Art director: Median pay $89,820 per year. Art directors create the overall design of a project and direct others who develop artwork and layouts.
  • Photographer: Median pay $34,070 per year. Photographers use their technical expertise, creativity and composition skills to produce and preserve images that tell a story or record an event.
  • Visual merchandiser: Median pay $65,000 per year. Visual merchandisers use their design skills to help promote the image of products and services for businesses through mediums like window and in-store displays.

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