Film and TV programs at SCAD

With more than 40 degree programs and more than 1,000 courses developed specifically to prepare students for careers in the entertainment industry, SCAD offers the world's most comprehensive assortment of degrees related to film and television.

Students in the School of Entertainment Arts, School of Digital Media and School of Communication Arts have myriad opportunities to cross-collaborate with students studying in related fields, similar to the professional world. Academic majors are complemented by a long list of minor programs, including the first-ever casting minor. This exciting initiative is led by Andra Reeve-Rabb, the dean of the SCAD School of Entertainment Arts and former director of prime-time casting at CBS New York, and Alpha Tyler, former head of casting for Tyler Perry Studios.

Cutting-edge technology

SCAD students have the advanced, professional-level tools they need to realize their creative vision. They use state-of-the-art equipment, including the Steadicam EFP, Super Panther and Fisher dollies, chroma key green screen studios, an ICON D-Command recording studio and a Techno-Jib. Sound design students have the rare opportunity to be Pro Tools certified before graduation. In all programs related to film and TV, SCAD graduates professionals prepared to make meaningful contributions their first day on set.

Connected faculty and A-list guests

SCAD faculty members bring years of experience and industry insight to the classroom. They are award-winning artists, filmmakers, writers and designers who have honed their craft at leading studios. Additionally, visits during signature events from such film and TV superstars as Sir Patrick Stewart, Mahershala Ali, Holly Hunter, Aaron Sorkin, Kyra Sedgwick, Jenna Elfman and Lili Taylor offer SCAD students unparalleled access and educational experiences at master classes, workshops and panel discussions.

Other past guests and honorees include:

  • Angie Harmon
  • Christina Ricci
  • Connie Britton
  • Jennifer Morrison
  • Lea Thompson
  • Lee Daniels
  • Mike Epps
  • Mindy Kaling
  • Miss J Alexander
  • Molly Shannon
  • Orlando Jones
  • Sherri Shepherd
  • Terence Howard
  • Timothy Hutton

See yourself in film and TV?

Learn more about how SCAD can prepare you for a career in the entertainment industry by requesting more information today.