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Associate of Fine Arts

Based on an academic year, the curriculum is divided into four semesters. During the first semester students learn the art and technique of visual storytelling. Courses held during the first eight weeks include: Director's Craft, Hands-on Camera and Lighting, Writing, and Editing. Students use this knowledge to write, direct, and edit four short 16mm films.

During weeks nine through twelve students are given instruction on the fundamentals of digital video production and digital editing. Students then write, direct, and edit three digital shorts and/or documentaries. Directly following the three digital projects, students begin preparing for their final Year-One film project.

Los Angeles
September 2017 - September 2019
January 2018 - January 2020
May 2018 - May 2020
September 2018 - September 2020
Tuition: $13,097* (USD) Per Semester
Equipment Fee: $1,379 Per Semester

*Students will also incur additional expenses on their own productions. This varies depending on how much film they shoot and scale of the projects.

Number of Semesters: 6