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Why Study Film & New Media at Interlochen

Bring a story to life in a truly collaborative environment. Develop your vision while gaining technical skills. You'll realize that spark of creativity with the magic of technology under the guidance and mentorship with our experienced faculty.

At Interlochen, talented filmmakers and digital storytellers from around the world gather to create new worlds. Here, you'll expand your vision while gaining valuable hands-on experience.

Arts Boarding School

Film & New Media Major

Online Arts Programs

Virtual Instruction

Lifelong Learning

Media Workshops

Innovative, Interdisciplinary Education

At Interlochen, our film & new media students are immersed in the moviemaking process from start to finish, unlocking new artistry every step of the way.

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Learn from Seasoned Industry Professionals


Ranging from screenwriters, directors, producers, documentarians, and more, our faculty bring their real-life experience and know-how to every class.

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Creativity Through Collaboration

Your unique perspective will be nurtured and celebrated while you join forces with other students to collaborate on fully realized productions.

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Screen, Stream, See Your Dreams

Our resources and facilities will give you access to tools that will transform your imagination into reality, all in an inspiring setting.

Film & New Media News and Features

Creative writer Sabine Wilson-Patrick
The making of a very different 'Collage'

Students, faculty, and staff pivot and innovate to continue the Arts Academy's popular multidisciplinary showcase during the pandemic.

shane bagwell
Interlochen Arts Academy alumnus works on number-one film “The Wretched”

Recent Film & New Media graduate Shane Bagwell shares the adventures and surprises of working on his first feature film.

Festival 2020
Interlochen Arts Academy to celebrate student performances and artwork with virtual Festival

The beloved end-of-year showcase of student work will take place online May 20-22 with solo and ensemble performances, films, readings, theatrical presentations, visual artwork, and more.