You and your peers will be divided into groups, with each of you responsible for a different role in creating your budding blockbuster. In creating each short film, you’ll learn the techniques and methods of your chosen course and working with your group to take it from storyboard to studio to screen.

Participate in lectures from celebrity writers, directors and actors. Enjoy visits to the Screen Actors Guild, Red Carpet movie premieres, tv tapings and Studio Tours. You’ll also gain access to permanent shooting sets – normally reserved for the professionals – including the backlot of  Warner Brothers Studio, plus film and television sound stages, as well as advanced editing technology. When it’s time for the big premiere, you’ll showcase your final project in a high-definition theater!

Immerse yourself in the real-life role of the digital film editor as you learn to tell screen stories in the most entertaining and exciting way possible. Add new skills to your digital storytelling arsenal with this hands-on introduction to visual effects and editing. You’ll learn the fundamentals of editing and creating new digital content for films and new media productions using the same industry-standard gear and software used by professional digital artists. You’ll work in our pro-quality digital editing suites guided by experienced, professional editors and visual effects artists. From studying the language and theory of editing to practicing your skills by creating a demo reel, this course has all the bases covered. You’ll experience hands-on training in Columbia College Hollywood’s industry-standard digital suites using the same editing software used by professional Hollywood editors. 

“Our daughter Sarah had the most amazing experience. She loved the classes and  truly found her passion! She made lifetime friends…thank you for returning her safely!!”

Heather and William S. / New Jersey