Immerse yourself in a cinematic paradise

The culture at SCAD is ideal for a film and television student. From picturesque settings that provide ample shooting locations, to the proximity of both arts and recreation areas, the SCAD student experience flawlessly lends itself to a creative mindset.

Gain access to world-class facilities and equipment

As a film and television student, you’ll work with cutting-edge technology in state-of-the-art facilities like the SCAD Digital Media Center — an expansive 60,000-square-foot complex in the heart of Midtown Atlanta — and the brand new Savannah Film Studios, a custom-designed space with all the amenities to host industry-level productions.

Premium tools always at your fingertips:

  • HD Red One digital, Sony F3K, Panaflex G2 and Canon C100 HD cameras
  • Arri 16mm, Super 16 and 35mm cameras
  • Steadicam Shadow, Zephyr and Flyer
  • Two classrooms with 37 Nitris editing stations, an AVID ISIS System and a 64-terabyte server
  • 37-seat screening room with 5.1 Surround mixing
  • Zeiss compact lenses
  • Chromakey green screen studio
  • Panther Evo dollies, Fisher dollies and Super Jib
  • 3-D Hurricane rig for stereoscopic filmmaking
  • Foley and additional dialog recording stage with control room

Join us for star-studded events

The SCAD events calendar never takes a break, with film screenings, workshops, panels, master classes and lectures. No matter the time of year, there's always an opportunity to get inspired by celebrity guests and make new friends.

Savannah Film Festival attendees gathering outside Trustees Theater

Savannah Film Festival

Each fall, SCAD hosts the Savannah Film Festival, a week-long celebration of cinematic arts showcasing the work of professionals and students. As the largest university film festival in the country, the event attracts more than 40,000 attendees annually and features film screenings, workshops, celebrity panels and lectures, and much more.


In the spring, SCAD Atlanta presents aTVfest, an exciting weekend filled with conversations and networking opportunities with television luminaries and SCAD’s vibrant community of students and faculty. Screenings, workshops, award presentations and more illuminate design, creativity and innovation in all spheres of television production.

View more events on our calendar

Put yourself out there

We encourage students to submit to and attend award shows and film fests all over the world. SCAD student work has been shown at the Sundance Film Festival, the Cannes International Film Festival, the Los Angeles Film Festival, the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival, the Hong Kong International Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, SXSW, the Palm Springs International Film Festival and countless more.

Want to learn more?

Request more information from the university for creative careers and we'll send you everything you need to know to begin a career in film and television.