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Filmmaking | Bachelor’s Degree

Champlain College


Champlain's Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Filmmaking is specifically tailored to help students develop their creative and technical skills. With excellent instruction, access to the latest technology, and a hands-on approach to learning, students will graduate with an impressive résumé and portfolio. Through Champlain's Upside-Down Curriculum, students will take relevant courses in your major—including Audio Production, Screenwriting, and Introduction to Filmmaking—in the first year. As you explore different types of work on and off set, you will gain exposure to a variety of filmmaking styles. Choose a concentration in Cinematography, Directing, Motion Graphics, Producing, Screenwriting, and Sonic Arts. While trying on roles such as director, cinematographer, sound designer, and editor, students will also learn the vital business aspects of a film production. Students are immersed in film history, aesthetics, and criticism, while building experience with budgets, promotion, and the technologies of film.

Cost Total Cost $242,600

  • Tuition (yearly) $43,800

  • Housing & Meals (yearly) $16,330

  • Fees (yearly) $520

  • Cost information is approximate, please visit the program's website for the most up to date information available.

Financial Assistance

  • Grants & Scholarships

    Cost should never be a barrier to higher education. Don't let a lack of funds prevent you from achieving your goals: Champlain College is committed to helping you find ways to minimize your expenses with available grants and scholarships.

    State or Local Grant
    Pell Grant
    Other Grant

  • Loans

    With a variety of options to reduce the cost of going to school and flexible ways to pay, you can expect more affordability and a high-quality education that won’t break the bank. Champlain College participates in the Federal Direct Loan program, which allows students to borrow federal funds to help meet educational costs. Loans must be used for educational expenses. Students are responsible for repaying the amount they borrow, with interest, upon program completion.

    Federal Subsidized Loan
    Federal Unsubsidized Loan
    Parent PLUS Loan
    Institutional Loan
    Private Loan

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