Everywhere you look these days, there are screens that need content. The Division of Film & Television Production teaches students how to make compelling, in-demand content for screens of every size-whether it's IMAX or a hand-held device. At SCA, students quickly become adept at the tools of the trade, from cameras, light kits, and editing software to the newest cutting-edge techniques and technologies that are changing the professional production process.
Ann Sun –– student in Film & Television Production on choosing film school, moving from Beijing: "It never hurts to try."
Cinematographer/Director Tanmay Chowdhary ‘18 on immigrating from India to the U.S., USC, and "Color of November"
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Bachelor of Arts
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinematic Arts, Film & Television Production, equips students with a thorough understanding of the technical and aesthetic aspects of the moving image. Production courses cover all aspects of filmmaking and promote a collaborative environment for learning the expression of original ideas through film and video.
Bachelor of Fine Arts
The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Cinematic Arts, Film & Television Production, offers students an intensive production experience with requirements and electives from other School of Cinematic Arts programs, including Cinema & Media Studies, Writing, Animation and Interactive Media. Far more than a technical training, students will learn how to best apply these tools to your own unique vision and do so with the most advanced facilities and equipment in the world.
Masters of Fine Arts
MFA students learn in the most state of the art facilities rivaling the most advanced production companies in the world. You'll hone your talent as a media-maker in six specialties- Producing, Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, and Sound-while also learning the newest cutting-edge technologies that are changing the professional production process, preparing you for all future forms of media production.