Jamal Shakir: A Future in Filmmaking
Like many freshmen, Jamal Shakir did not arrive from Warner Robins, Georgia, with a clear choice of major. Playing defensive back for the Panthers and adjusting to college life kept him occupied. When time came to "declare," however, Professor John Lawrence took notice of Jamal's creativity as a photographer and suggested he investigate LaGrange's Digital Creative Media and Film degree.more ...What about facilities?
In February of 2016, LaGrange College added 67,000 square-feet
of instructional space dedicated to transforming the lives of its
students. The completely renovated West Side building houses the
Digital Creative Media program and offers endless opportunities to
learn and create. It includes:
- Acoustically-treated television recording studio and control
- Mixing and editing rooms for audio and video production
- Video stage with grid lighting and green screen wall
- Dedicated project workroom for stop-motion animation
- All-new studio and field equipment, DSLR cameras, jibs, cam sliders, GoPro cams and steadicams.
- Final Cut, Adobe Premier, ProTools, Logic Pro and other production software
LaGrange graduates have gone on to become Grammy nominees,
producers of Billboard No.1 hits, filmmakers, composers and performers.
With an eye on the growing film industry in Georgia, LC’s Digital
Creative Media program can pave the way to new and welcome career