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“We make sure our students have the cutting-edge tools they need.”
Reeves Lehmann
Chair
Student Work
About The Department
  • Hands-on program where you’ll make films all four years
  • Train on industry-standard, state-of-the-art equipment
  • We believe in nurturing collaboration
  • 430 students, 71 faculty, 72 courses
Courses
  • Curriculum at a glance
    • 72 credits in studio
    • 30 credits in humanities & sciences
    • 15 credits in art history
    • 3 credits in elective courses
  • 72 courses offered, including:
    • Acting for Film
    • Adaptation for the Short Film
    • Advanced Feature Screenwriting
    • Advanced Lighting/Cinematography
    • Career Strategies
    • Cinematography
    • Creating Character (The Actor/Writer Collaboration)
    • Directing Actors
    • Documentary Workshop
    • Editing: Avid
    • Editing: Final Cut Pro
    • International Cinema
    • Master Class in Screenwriting
    • Masters of Light
    • Pro Tools: Sound Design
    • Producing/Directing
    • Episodic Television
    • Production Design
    • Production Workshop
    • Screenwriting Thesis
    • The Art of Editing
    • The Director’s Role
    • The Language of Film
    • Writing the Feature-Length Script
    • Writing the Television Series

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