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Film Production Certificate
FORMAT On Campus
PRICE $790–$1,685 per course
*Tuition rates for individual courses are subject to change during your program

About This Certificate

Master the art and craft of filmmaking. In this program, taught by a faculty of experienced teachers and working filmmakers, you explore all aspects of filmmaking and professional development, including pre-production planning, producing, writing, cinematography, directing, and editing and other post-production steps. By successfully completing courses that cover a range of technical and aesthetic aspects of production and cinematic practice, you emerge prepared for industry work.

This certificate is offered through The School of Media Studies at The New School.

What You’ll Gain

  • Hands-on instruction in cinematography, lighting, script writing, directing, pre- and post-production, and editing
  • The opportunity to develop a finished final film project

What You’ll Earn

After completing the certificate requirements, you will be able to download and print a copy of your certificate and share it with your network. Your personal certificate will be accessible from your Student Portal.

Who Should Enroll

  • Aspiring filmmakers at any level of experience
  • Anyone who aspires to learn the theory and technical skills behind the art of filmmaking

How You’ll Learn

  • Exclusive insights and instruction from documentary and narrative filmmakers and artists
  • Direct interaction with faculty practitioners at the top of their fields
  • Public presentations and mentored project development and production
  • Opportunities to engage in programs with local film institutions, centers, and festivals

Why The New School?

The professional landscape as we've known it has changed dramatically, and ongoing learning is more important now than ever before. At The New School, we champion every student's creativity and growth. By combining integrated disciplines with collaborative problem solving, we deliver an immersive, transformative learning experience. Our faculty imparts the critical expertise students need to advance their careers or pivot to a new one in a constantly evolving world.

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Film Production Certificate

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Gain hands-on experience in the technical and aesthetic aspects of film production. Begin by completing one of the required courses listed below.

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