Art Institutes

Digital Filmmaking& Video Production

AI Film Fest

AI Film Fest

The Art Institutes system of schools* is proud to bring the skill, passion and creativity of our students to the creative community with the inaugural Virtual Student Film Festival; October19th-30th, 2020. Submissions will be hosted by FilmFreeway, the industry-leading platform used by over 150 Academy Award/BAFTA accredited festivals. Detailed information on rules & terms, awards & prizes and event dates & deadlines can be found here:

*The Art Institute system of schools locations: The Art Institute of Atlanta, The Art Institute of Austin, a branch of The Art Institute of Houston, The Art Institute of Dallas, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design, The Art Institute of Houston, Miami International University of Art & Design, The Art Institute of San Antonio, a branch of The Art Institute of Houston, The Art Institute of Tampa, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design, The Art Institute of Virginia Beach, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta

Lights, camera, action. Your story starts here.

I’ve found my passion. Now I want to make it my profession.

The writing, the lighting, the careful arrangement of the entire shot. The audio, the graphics, the final edit. Is it hard work? Absolutely. But you know it all matters. And you’re willing to put in the time, the effort, the evenings and long weekends, because you want to learn it all. Because you have stories to tell.

At The Art Institutes, you can learn the creative, technical, and managerial skills needed for working in filmmaking and video production and creating everything from broadcast news to motion pictures. Earning a degree in Digital Filmmaking & Video Production won’t be easy, but it can prepare you for a career doing what you love.

I’m here to learn from the experts.

Our faculty in the Digital Filmmaking & Video Production programs know what it takes to succeed in the industry.* To prepare you for the real world, they’ll push you to go beyond your initial ideas and expectations. They’ll spend hours with you side-by-side, providing mentorship and feedback in and outside of the classroom, assisting with video shoots, casting, location scouting, and more.

Get experience with professional-grade cameras, editing equipment, and other technology as you move from lighting, audio, and video basics to advanced studio production, motion graphics, scriptwriting, producing and directing, and more. Class projects can help to build the teamwork, time management, conflict resolution, and communication skills you’ll need in your career. Outside the classroom, you can join student organizations, participate in industry events, and form important connections with the many inspiring and talented individuals around you.

I need to be ready to move from classroom to career.

Your Digital Filmmaking & Video Production classes will be hands-on from the start, building towards pieces you can share with employers and including opportunities to produce work for local organizations. In our Portfolio courses, you can refine your best work to create an impressive professional portfolio. You’ll even be challenged to create a film doing everything from planning to promotion, premiering the end result at a red-carpet event with friends and family.

As a graduate, you’ll be ready for entry-level roles in the film and television industry, including in corporate and commercial productions, and Career Services can help connect you with opportunities that match your talent and ambition. Choose a school below to learn more about our Digital Filmmaking & Video Production degree programs and our simple processes for applying and enrolling.

*Credentials and experience levels vary by faculty and instructors.

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