NFI’s Occupational Associate Degree (OAD) In Cinema is a 60-credit program designed to create well-rounded filmmakers and screenwriters who not just have an understanding of how to use filmmaking equipment and software, but who also understand the challenges of how to convey and appropriately depict the human condition and the nuances of life. By studying topics such as psychology and cultural anthropology, film students graduate with knowledge to create characters and dialogue with depth and gravitas. The OAD program also includes film business classes are intended to create professionalism early on in the program so students are prepared for managing and succeeding in real-world environments.

NFI Cinema Production Diploma Program graduates can transfer those credits and begin in the 2nd semester of our OAD program with a special tuition discount!

There are 20 courses comprising the cinema occupational associate degree program.

Each course completion earns 3 semester credit hours.

15 of the filmmaking courses are dedicated to videography, filmmaking, and screenwriting. 5 courses are dedicated to general education and business / professional practices, all of which are built to be relevant to the film industry.

OCCUPATIONAL ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAM
COURSES INCLUDE:

Cinematography
Sound For Film
Film Studies
Screenwriting
Producing
Editing
Directing
Production Design
Literary Interpretation / Writing Film
Business for Filmmakers
Social Media & Professional Image
Music VIdeo & Commercial Production

Occupational Associate Degree Program Tuition & Fees:

Tuition: $37,000.00
Materials*: $3,500.00
Total: $41,000.00

*Materials cost includes: camera, laptop and editing software

Transfer and NFI diploma graduates: contact admissions for single-semester tuition cost

WE ARE NASHVILLE'S FILM SCHOOL

OUR MISSION: "TO TRAIN STUDENTS FOR CAREERS IN THE FILM INDUSTRY"

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Open House Saturday, 03.04.23: 11am - 1pm

Give yourself the gift of training to earn a career in the film industry. 

Join our 9 month hands on Diploma Program start in February 6th, 2023

Join our 2 year Occupational Associates Degree Program that starts January 2023 ( must have prior knowledge) or August 2023