Film Schools & Training Programs


Educational Materials

Film Schools

  • American Film Institute - AFI's conservatory features graduate programs in cinematography, directing, editing, producing, production design and screenwriting.
  • Boston University College of Communication - prepares students for success in either the professional or academic world in the interrelated fields of film, television and new media.
  • Columbia University Film School - located in New York, Columbia University offers MFA programs in Screenwriting/Directing and Creative Producing; an MA program in Film Studies and the undergraduate degrees in Film Studies.
  • Los Angeles Film School  - located in the heart of Hollywood, the Los Angeles Film School offers Associate of Science Degree Programs in Film, Game Production, and Computer Animation designed and taught by industry professionals.
  • Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television - offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Film & Television Production, Screenwriting, and more.
  • Motion Picture Institute of Michigan - offers a Motion Picture Production Program that is entirely hands-on, and designed and taught by film professionals.
  • The New School for Public Engagement - offers courses in Media Studies and Production, Film Studies and Production, Film and Media Business, Screenwriting and graduate programs in Media Studies and Film.
  • New York Film Academy - offers hands-on training and undergraduate and graduate programs in filmmaking.
  • NYU/Tisch School of the Arts - offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the performing and cinematic arts.
  • Seattle Film Institute - the largest film school in the Northwest U.S., SFI offers part-time classes, bachelors degrees, masters degrees and certificate programs in film and digital video production.
  • UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television - the study of theater, film, television and digital media is integrated within a single professional school where the approach to instruction seamlessly combines theory and practice.
  • UCLA Extension - Entertainment Studies - offers choices that range from single courses to a full certificate programs in Directing, Acting, Cinematography, Development, Producing, Business & Management of Entertainment and more.
  • USC School of Cinematic Arts - offers programs in Animation & Digital Arts, Critical Studies, Interactive Media, Film & Television Production, Producing, and Writing.
  • University of Texas at Austin Department of Radio-Television-Film - offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Film & Television Production, Film Studies, Screenwriting, and more.

Training Programs