Film/Media Careers

A Film/Media degree offers students a wide variety of career options upon graduation. Many are part-time or full-time and project based, which provide an opportunity for individuals to build a diverse set of skills in many areas. Below are a few of our successfully employed Harrington School grads who are applying what they learned in the classroom to their professional careers.

Ashton Avila, 2013
Major: Film/Media
Minor: Gender & Women Studies
Organization Name: NBC Universal
Location: Glendale, CA & Los Angeles, CA
Title: Production Assistant
Projects: Access Hollywood & Access Hollywood Live

Colby Blanchet, 2013
Major: Film/Media
Organization Name: Gnarly Bay Productions
Location: Westerly, RI
Title: Camera Operator & Editor

Matt DiGennaro, 2013
Major: Film/Media
Minor: English
Organization Name: HBO & ABC
Location: New York, NY
Title: Art Department Assistant, Production Coordinator, Assistant Accountant, Production Assistant
Projects: Martin Scorsese Pilot, “Boardwalk Empire”, “Untitled HBO/Rock ‘n’ Roll Project”

Kyle King, 2012
Major: Film/Media
Minor: English
Organization Name: Very Ape Productions/Peace Corps
Location: Brooklyn, NYC/Ecuador
Title: Executive Producer/Youth and Families Volunteer
Projects: Cam Girlz

Libby Segal, 2010
Major: Film/Media and Communication Studies
Organization Name: Lion Television
Location: New York City, NY
Title: Associate Producer
Projects: National Geographic’s television series: World’s Deadliest, Deadline Crime with Tamron Hall, Investigation Discovery: Redrum, Investigation Discovery: Deadly Devotion, Investigation Discovery: After the First 48, A&E, The Hobby Hoarder

To give you an idea of the careers you could attain with a degree in Film/Media, here is a list of some of the many opportunities out there:

  • Audio Controller
  • Casting Director
  • Cinematographer
  • Corporate Video Producer
  • Director of Broadcasting
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Film Director
  • Film Editor
  • Film Researcher
  • Film/Video Librarian
  • Film/Video Teacher
  • Floor Manager
  • Grip
  • Independent Video Producer
  • Lighting Director
  • Media Critic
  • News Director
  • Video Editor
  • Photographer
  • Photojournalist
  • Producer
  • Production Assistant
  • Screenwriter
  • Set Manager/Designer
  • Sound Designer
  • Sound Recordist
  • Station Manager
  • Technical Director
  • Transmitter Engineer
  • TV Script Writer
  • Unit Manager