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Being that we already built one of the most comprehensive acting schools directories on the net, we felt it only natural that we include a film school directory. Why? Well we imagine that like many actors and actresses before you, you may just want to try your hand at writing, producing and even directing a film. So, if you want to reach for new heights and broaden your creativity by learning how to make films, then you're in the right place! This is one of the most complete film school directories you'll find anywhere - so, browse around - we're sure there's a school here that's just right for you.

Film Schools throughout the United States sorted by State

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

 

Alabama

University of Alabama
Telecommunication & Film Dept.

Box 870152
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa AL 35487
(205) 348-6350
www.tcf.ua.edu/

 

Arizona

The Art Institute of Phoenix

2233 West Dunlap Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021-2859
(800) 557-7216
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
loc_phoenix.php

The Art Institute of Tucson

5099 E. Grant Rd., Suite 100
Tucson, AZ 85712
(800) 557-7216
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
loc_tucson.php

Collins College

1140 South Priest
Tempe, AZ  85281
drf.filmschools.com/Collins-College/

School of Media Arts

P.O. Box 210158
845 N Park Ave, Marshall Bldg, Rm 220
Tucson, AZ 85721-0158
520.621.7352
web.cfa.arizona.edu/mediaarts/

Yavapai College

Zaki Gordon Institute
4215 Arts Village Drive
Sedona, AZ 86336
Phone: 928-649-4276
Toll Free: 800-922-6787
www.zaki.yc.edu/

Herberger College
School of Theatre & Film

232 Dixie Gammage Hall
PO Box 872002
Tempe AZ 85287-2002
480.965.5337
theatrefilm.asu.edu/

Scottsdale Community College

9000 East Chaparral Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2626
480.423.6000
www.scottsdalecc.edu/

Zaki Gordon Institute

4215 Arts Village Drive
Sedona, AZ 86336
928-649-4276
zaki.yc.edu/

Colorado

The Art Institute of Colorado

1200 Lincoln Street,
Denver, CO 80203-2172
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
colorado.php

Colorado Film School

9075 E Lowry Blvd
Denver, CO 80230
303-340-7321
https://www.coloradofilmschool.net

Connecticut

   

Florida

The Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale

1799 17th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-3000
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
ftlauderdale.php

The Art Institute of Jacksonville

Branch of Miami International University of Art & Design
8775 Baypine Road
Jacksonville, FL 32256-8528
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
loc_jacksonville.php

The Art Institute of Tampa

Branch of Miami International University of Art & Design
4401 North Himes Avenue, Suite 150
Tampa, FL 33614-7001
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/tampa.php
 

Miami International University of Art & Design

1501 Biscayne Boulevard Suite 100
Miami, FL 33132-1418
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miami.php

Miami Dade College
School of Entertainment & Design Technology

North Campus
11380 NW 27th Avenue Suite 2235
Miami, Florida 33167
305-237-1696
www.mdc.edu/sedt/

Palm Beach Film School 
901 Northpoint Parkway, Suite 303
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
561-242-9190
www.palmbeachfilmschool.com/
Florida State University,
College of Motion Picture, Television, & Recording Arts

Tallahassee, FL 32306
850-644-2525
www.fsu.edu/

American InterContinental University
South Florida

2250 N. Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL 33326
1-888-603-4888

Full Sail University, Film Program

3300 University Blvd
Winter Park, Florida 32792
Phone: 800.226.7625 or 407.679.6333
www.fullsail.com/

Palm Beach Community College
Motion Picture & Televison Production Technology

4200 Congress Avenue
Lake Worth, FL 33461
561-868-3350
561-868-3350
www.pbcc.cc.fl.us

University of Central Florida
Film Dept.

School of Film & Digital Media
P.O. Box 163120
Orlando, FL 32816-3120
407-823-4285
www.film.ucf.edu/

University of Miami
School of Communication

Badger Embrey
5100 Brunson Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
305-284-5234
com.miami.edu/MotionPictures/

Valencia  Community College
Arts & Entertainment Program

P.O. BOX 3028
Orlando, Florida 32802-3028
407-299-5000
www.valenciacc.edu/asdegrees/arts/
 

 

Georgia

The Art Institute of Atlanta

6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
N.E.100 Embassy Row
Atlanta, GA 30328-1635
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
atlanta.php

American InterContinental University Buckhead

3330 Peachtree Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30326
1-888-591-7888

Savannah College of Art & Design

P.O. Box 2072
Savannah, GA 31402-2072
Phone: 912.525.5100 or 800.869.7223
www.scad.edu/film-and-television/

 

Hawaii

   

Illinois

The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago

350 N. Orleans Street
Chicago, IL 60654-1593
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
loc_chicago.php

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

37 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60603
312 629-6100
www.saic.edu/

Southern Illinois University
Dept. of Cinema & Photography -
College of Mass Communication & Media Arts 

1100 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
618-453-2365
cp.siu.edu/

Columbia College Chicago

600 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
312-369-7130
www.colum.edu/

DePaul University

243 S. Wabash Avenue, Suite 100
Chicago IL 60604-2301
(312)362-8714
digitalcinema.cti.depaul.edu/index.asp

 

Indiana

Indiana University

Dept. of Communication & Culture
800 E. Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
phone: 812.855.7217
www.indiana.edu/~cmcl/
Notre Dame
Dept. of Film, Television, & Theatre

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Room 230
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
(574) 631-7054
ftt.nd.edu/

Iowa

University of Iowa
Dept. of Cinema & Comparative Literature

E210 AJB
Iowa City, IA 52242-2004
(319) 335-0330
www.uiowa.edu/ccl/
 

Kansas

The Art Institutes International - Kansas City

8208 Melrose Drive
Overland Park, KS 66214
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
loc_kansascity.php

University of Kansas
Dept. of Theatre & Film

1502 Iowa Street
Lawrence, KS 66045-7576
785-864-3911
www.ku.edu/

Louisiana

   

Massachusetts

The New England Institute of Art

10 Brookline Place West
Brookline, MA 02445-7295
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
loc_boston.php

Center for Digital Imaging Arts
at Boston University

274 Moody Street
Waltham, MA 02453
781-209-1700
www.cdiabu.com/

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

230 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115
617-267-6100
www.smfa.edu

Boston University, Film Program
College of Communication

640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-353-3450
www.bu.edu

Emerson College 

120 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116- 4624 
617.824.8500 
www.emerson.edu/media_arts/

Fitchburg State College

160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 345-2151
fsc.edu/commedia/

Worcester State College Communication Dept.

486 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01609
508 - 929 - 8829 
 wwwfac.worcester.edu/communications/

 

Maryland

   

Michigan

The Motion Picture Institute of Michigan Inc.

1116 E. Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, Michigan 48083
1-248-528-1760
www.mpifilm.com/

 
   

Minnesota

Minneapolis College of Art & Design

2501 Stevens Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 874-3700
www.mcad.edu/showPage?pageID=1376

Minnesota State University Moorhead

1104 7th Ave South Moorhead
MN 56563 USA
1.800.593.7246
www.mnstate.edu/film/

Missouri

Grand Valley State University
Film & Video Production

Grand Valley State University
1 Campus Dr.
Allendale, MI 49401-9403
(616) 331-5000
www.gvsu.edu/filmvideo/

Kansas City Art Institute

4415 Warwick Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111-1820
816-472-4852
www.kcai.edu/contact/

Montana

Montana State University, Dept. of Media & Theatre Arts

P.O. Box 173350
Bozeman, MT 59717-3350
Tel: (406) 994-2484
mta.montana.edu/

 

Nebraska

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center

313 N. 13th Street
P.O. Box 880253
Lincoln, NE 68588-0253
402-472-5353.
www.theross.org/

 

Nevada

The Art Institute of Las Vegas

2350 Corporate Circle
Henderson, NV 89074-7737
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
loc_lasvegas.php

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Dept. of Film

4505 Maryland Pkwy
Box 455015
Las Vegas, NV 89154-5015
(702) 895-3547
film.unlv.edu/

New Jersey

Industry Film School

 450 Shrewsbury Plaza
 Suite 108
 Shrewsbury, NJ 07702
 1.877.593.8953
www.industryfilmschool.com/

 

New Mexico

College of Santa Fe

1600 St. Michael's Drive
Santa Fe NM 87505
(800) 456-2673
www.csf.edu/mov/

 

North Carolina

The Art Institute of Charlotte

Three LakePointe Plaza
2110 Water Ridge Parkway
Charlotte, NC 28217-4536
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
loc_charlotte.php

North Carolina School of the Arts

1533 South Main St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27127-2188
336-770-3399
www.ncarts.edu/

University of North Carolina
School of the Arts

(336) 770-1333
www.ncarts.edu/filmmaking/

Saint Augustine's College
Theatre & Film Program

1315 Oakwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610
(919) 516- 4500
www.st-aug.edu

The University of North Carolina
at Greensboro

Dept. of Broadcasting & Cinema

210 Brown Bldg., UNCG, PO Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
336.334.5360
www.uncg.edu/bcn/

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Film Studies

102 King Hall, 601 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5950
910-962-7502
www.uncw.edu/filmstudies/

Ohio

The Art Institute of Ohio - Cincinnati

8845 Governors Hill Drive, Suite 100
Cincinnati, OH 45249-3317
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
loc_cincinnati.php

Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati

1011 Glendale - Milford Road
Cincinnati, OH 45215
drf.filmschools.com/
Brown-Mackie-College/Cincinnati/

Ohio University School of Film

Lindley Hall 378
Athens, Ohio 45701
(740)593-1323
www.finearts.ohio.edu/film/

 

Oklahoma

The University of Tulsa
Film Studies

800 South Tucker Drive
Tulsa, OK 74104
918.631.2307
www.cas.utulsa.edu/filmstudies/

University of Oklahoma
Film & Video Studies Program

640 Parrington Oval, Room 302
Norman, OK 73019
405-325-3020
www.ou.edu/fvs/

Oregon

The Art Institute of Portland

1122 N.W. Davis Street
Portland, OR 97209-2911
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loc_portland.php

 

Pennsylvania

The Art Institute of Philadelphia

1622 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-5198
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philadelphia.php

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

420 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1328
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pittsburgh.php

The University of the Arts

320 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
800-616-ARTS
www.uarts.edu/about/contact.html

Pittsburgh Filmmakers

477 Melwood Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-681-5449
www.pghfilmmakers.org/

Saint Josephs University
Dept. of Fine & Performing Arts

610-660-1843
www.sju.edu/fine_arts/

Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

Nesbitt Hall, 33rd & Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 895-1834
drexel.edu/westphal/academics/
undergraduate/film/

Point Park University
Cinema & Digital Arts

201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
(412) 391-4100
www.pointpark.edu

Temple University
Dept. of Film & Media Arts

School of Communications & Theater

Annenberg Hall Room 120
2020 N 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19122
215-204-3859
www.temple.edu/fma/

University of Pittsburgh
Film Studies Program

4227 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
(412) 624-7488
www.pitt.edu/~filmst/index.html

 

South Carolina

The Carolina Film Institute

Greenville, SC
(800) 940-3546
www.carolinafilminstitute.com/

Trident Technical College
Film Production

7000 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29406
1.877.349.7184 toll free
843.574.6111
www.tridenttech.edu/8236.htm

Tennessee

The Art Institute of Tennessee at Nashville

A branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
100 Centerview Drive, Suite 250
Nashville, TN 37214
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
loc_nashville.php

Watkins College of Art & Design
Watkins Film School

2298 MetroCenter Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37228
drf.filmschools.com/Watkins-College/

SAE Institute of Technology - Nashville

7 Music Circle North
Nashville, TN 37203
phone: 615-244-5848
www.sae-nashville.com/

Dept. of Communication
The University of Memphis

143 Theatre & Communication Bldg.
Memphis, TN 38152-3150
Telephone: 901.678.2565
https://umdrive.memphis.edu/g-communication/www/filmvideo/
index.html

Texas

The Art Institute of Dallas

8080 Park Lane, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75231-5993
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dallas.php

The Art Institute of Houston

1900 Yorktown Street
Houston, TX 77056-4197
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loc_houston.php

Mediatech Institute - Dallas

400 E. Royal Lane
Building 3, Suite 100
Irving, TX 75039
866.498.1122
www.mediatechinstitute.com/

University of Texas at Austin
Dept. of Radio-TV-Film

1 University Station A0800
Austin, TX 78712-0108
(512) 471-4071
rtf.utexas.edu/

Utah

The Art Institute of Salt Lake City
Video Production Program

121 West Election Road, Suite 100
Draper, UT 84020-9492
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
loc_saltlake.php

Sundance Institute - Salt Lake City

307 W 200 S # 5002
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 328-3456
www.sundance.org

University of Utah

Film Studies Division

375 S 1530 E RM 257b
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0380
(801) 581-5127
www.film.utah.edu/

The International Film Institute

Wasatch Academy

120 South 100 West
Mt. Pleasant, Utah 84647
( 718) 796-4104
www.ifiprograms.com/utah

Virginia

Middlebury College
Film-Video Program

Wright Theatre 118
Middlebury Vermont 05753
802-443-5000
www.middlebury.edu

The Art Institute of Washington - Arlington

A branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
1820 North Fort Myer Drive
Arlington, VA 22209-1802
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
loc_washington.php

Hollins University
Film & Photography Dept.

P. O. Box 9647
Roanoke, VA 24020
(540) 362-6308
www.hollins.edu/undergrad/
film/filmintro.htm

Hollins University
Screenwriting & Film Studies

Hollins University
Roanoke, VA 24020
(540) 362-6575
www.hollins.edu/grad/
film/screenwriting.htm

Regent University
School of Communication & the Arts

1000 Regent University Dr.
Virginia Beach, VA, 23464
888-777-7729
www.regent.edu/acad/schcom/
sch_ctt.html

Virginia Commonwealth University
School of the Arts

325 N Harrison Street
Richmond, VA 23284-2519
804-828-2787
www.vcu.edu/arts/cinema/

Washington

The Art Institute of Seattle

2323 Elliott Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121-1622
ai.filmschools.com/artinstitutes/
seattle.php

The Seattle Film Institute

1709 23rd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
(800) 882-4734 or (206) 568-438
www.seattlefilminstitute.com/

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Peck School of the Arts

Advising Office
Theatre Building, room 120
(414)-229-4763
www4.uwm.edu/arts/programs/film/

American University
School of Communication

4400 Massachusetts Avenue
NW Washington, D.C. 20016
Phone: 202.885.2060
soc.american.edu/section.cfm?id=4

West Virginia

   

Wisconsin

Lawrence University
Dept. of Theatre Arts

PO Box 599
Appleton, WI 54912
(920) 832-7000
www.lawrence.edu/dept/theatre/

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Radio-TV-Film
A/C W112
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
(920) 424-3131
www.uwosh.edu/radio_tv_film/