Since 1965, our program has had a significant impact on the cultural and artistic landscape. Notable graduates include directors Martin Scorsese (Goodfellas) and Chris Columbus (Night at the Museum), editor Sally Menke (Pulp Fiction), independent filmmakers Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) and Joel Cohen (Fargo), directors of photography Reed Morano (Frozen River) and Ernest Dickerson (Do the Right Thing), TV writer/producers Damon Lindelof (Lost) and Emily Whitesell...
4 Year B.S.
Cinematography, Directing, Documentary Filmmaking, Editing, Film & Television Production, Producing, Screenwriting
$50k to $60k
November 1 - Early Decision 1
January 1 - Early Decision 2 & Regular Decision
In your first two years, you learn how visuals, audio and video are used to tell stories. You study systems of production, distribution and exhibition and their economic, political and social impact. In your junior and senior years, you can do more advanced work in writing, production or management.
In your final two years, you will work with your faculty adviser to build a program that fits your unique interests and goals. You may prefer to select such subjects as television and film...
The School of Film and Animation (SOFA) is where the timeless art of filmmaking meets cutting edge technology.
SOFA's curriculum, developed by our award-winning faculty, engaged students, and successful alumni, and accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), is rooted in a shared passion for filmmaking. For over thirty years we have been preparing students for successful careers in studio and independent film, network and regional television, and the...
4 Year B.F.A.
Animation & Digital Arts, Film & Television Production
Majoring in film at LIU Post will help you prepare for a career in directing, cinematography, editing, lighting, producing, screenwriting or film criticism. LIU Post is one of only a handful of colleges and universities to instruct students in the use of 16mm film, and where students starting making films in their first semester. This 129-credit program also includes a strong film history component as well as courses in animation and special effects.
Our faculty are all working...
From their very first semester, students in our programs begin their work as makers of the still and moving image, receiving extensive hands-on experience with the tools and techniques of cinema and photography. Whether you are interested in telling a story, imparting information, or conducting an argument, our classes provide you with the necessary analytical, critical, and intellectual skills to be informed and effective image makers. Our goal is to produce graduates who are well prepared...
4 Year B.S.
Film & Television Production
$40k to $50k
November 1 - Early Decision
December 1 - Early Action
February 1 - Regular Decision
Buffalo State has produced a number of graduates who have pursued highly successful careers in the entertainment industry. These alums stay in close contact with their alma mater—regularly supporting the college's programs, activities, and students.
Television and Film Arts majors are prepared to explore a number of exciting, challenging, and rewarding entertainment industry positions as screenwriters, producers, directors, agents, managers, and network / studio executives.
4 Year B.A.
Directing, Film & Television Production, Screenwriting