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 Programs

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

Arts Academy places 4th in the global 24 HOURS Animation Contest for Students

The event challenges participants to create a 30-second film based on a given theme in a designated 24-hour period.

Top row, L-R: Aldo López-Gavilán and Ilmar Gavilán. Bottom row, L-R: Marcia Jarmel and Ken Schneider
‘Los Hermanos’ to provide nuanced perspectives on music, resilience, and international relations

Musicians Ilmar and Aldo López-Gavilán and filmmakers Marcia Jarmel and Ken Schneider will lead programming for Interlochen Arts Academy students ahead of a live screening of their award-winning documentary.

Billy Childs works with an Arts Academy bass student
Specialized expertise, new voices: Visiting artists deepen and broaden the student experience

Key components of Vision 2028, visiting artists, artists-in-residence, and visiting faculty expand curricular offerings and spark one-of-a-kind learning and performance opportunities.

Upcoming Events
Jan
27

Film & New Media, Academy Student

Filmmakers Premiere

Friday, January 27, 2023 - 7:30 p.m. ET

DeRoy Center for Film Studies FREE, no tickets required

May
17

Film & New Media, Academy Student

Filmmakers Thesis Premiere

Wednesday, May 17, 2023 - 7:30 p.m. ET

DeRoy Center for Film Studies FREE, no tickets required