School of Film & Media Arts


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Begin an exceptional film career here.

At Cleveland State University, Ohio’s first standalone film school is preparing tomorrow’s filmmakers for success by helping them hone their skills as they create original film and media content. The program offers a high level of structure and academic rigor. Along the way, you’ll establish important industry connections through unique professional experiences that produce career-ready graduates.

There’s never been a better time to study filmmaking in Cleveland, where you’ll be inspired by a dynamic, urban campus in the heart of one of the largest cities in the Midwest. And, because of Ohio’s ability to attract major producti­ons to the region, our students and graduates benefit from hands-on opportunities that immerse them in best practices across writing, directing, producing, acting, cinematography, post production and interactive media.

Take a closer look at our degree program details. Meet our award-winning, experienced faculty members, and apply today.