School of Cinematic Arts

Home to our cinema and animation programs, the place to learn your craft, to develop your creative voice, and to start your filmmaking career

Ranked a Top Film School by The Hollywood Reporter and Variety

 

State of the Art Facilities

Use three professional soundstages, green screen cycloramas, a scenic shop, Arri and RED cameras, a 3-ton grip truck, stop motion and motion capture stages, high-end editing suites and mixing studios.

Production Resources

 

Accomplished Faculty

Learn from award-winning filmmakers with extensive industry experience who bring their expertise to the classroom.

Faculty

 

Award-Winning Student Filmmakers

Collaborate with talented fellow filmmakers. Our students’ projects have screened at prestigious festivals and have won industry awards.

Student Work

Highlights

In collaboration with The Second City, DePaul University’s School of Cinematic Arts is now offering graduate and undergraduate degrees in Comedy Filmmaking.

Comedy Filmmaking

Gain valuable insight into the industry from established professionals in the field.

Visiting Artist Series

Take classes on a historic studio lot and intern at high profile companies.

LA Quarter

Our Programs

Undergraduate

  • BA Animation
  • BFA AnimationConcentrations: Cinema | Game Art | Storyboarding and Character Design | Motion Graphics | 3D Animation
  • BA Film and Television
  • BFA Film and TelevisionConcentrations: Cinematography | Comedy Filmmaking | Creativity Producing | Directing | Documentary | Editing | Production Design | Screenwriting | Showrunner | Sound Design | Visual Effects

 

Graduate