Creating Filmmakers with Careers in the Entertainment Business
The San Francisco Film School (formerly the SF School of Digital Filmmaking) is a nationally accredited educational institution specializing in the training and development of film and media professionals. Since our inception, we have dedicated our school to the re-imagination of the film school model and to building a more creative and educational environment. We nurture the aspiring filmmaker’s aesthetic spark while providing the critical hands-on training necessary to have a successful career in the film, television and new media industries – with a job placement rate of more than 92% upon graduation.
AAS Degree in Digital Filmmaking
The Associate of Applied Science degree program teaches every aspects of filmmaking and is designed for students wishing to pursue careers as writers, directors, cinematographers, producers and editors in the motion picture and television industries.
Professional Certificate in Digital Filmmaking
The Professional Certificate program focuses on creative expression and technical proficiency, and is designed for students wishing to pursue careers in corporate and web-based production.
We offer a number of exciting and challenging part-time filmmaking workshops from 2-weeks to 6-months in length. Every workshop is project-based and offers valuable, hands-on immersion in the art and craft of filmmaking.
Corporate Training & Team Building
For companies and groups, we offer customized Intro to Filmmaking workshops, as well as, more in-depth training in all areas of content creation.
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What Students Say
After careful consideration, comparing and contrasting the top 20 film schools in the United States, I chose San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking. It has been one of the best decisions I have made in my life.
As a student I have been afforded many opportunities. I have worked on corporate projects, independent films, and even contracted my own gig as a producer for a fantastic non-profit organization.
I have definitely learned a lot from the documentary training program. I have been able to complete a high quality commercial for my business, a documentary for my family, and a couple of short films to kick-start my own documentary filmmaking company.
After finding FilmSchoolSF in California and coming to an information session I realized that this was the perfect place for me to grow my craft and learn about the practical side of filmmaking. I immediately enrolled in a 5-week course and just one month later started the year long film program.
Filmmaking is hard work, the kind that will take everything you have. But making films will also feel like the best job in the world, and what you make will stand out on a personal level among some of the most important things you have made in your life.
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