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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 of 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.

Summer Arts Camp

Film & New Media Camps

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


Including 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

Two students in long skirts smile at each other as they hold hands.
An inside look at "Edmonia": A conversation with co-director Laura Osgood Brown

Brown shares about the exciting new set pieces, challenging music, and groundbreaking collaborations that will make this premiere a performance to remember.

A scene from the Cinema Collective film "Jedo's Dead"
Interlochen Cinema Collective film ‘Jedo’s Dead’ to make its world premiere at 2024 SXSW Film & TV Festival

The Collective’s inaugural film was produced by a team of alumni, faculty, staff, student, and guest collaborators.

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From reluctant actress to sought-after acting coach: Ria Pavia draws on her wide-ranging career to help others shine

Pavia shares about her transformative Interlochen journey and why she’s so excited to be teaching a new course for Interlochen Online.

Upcoming Events

Film & New Media, Academy Student

Film Thesis and Animation Showcase

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - 7:30 p.m. ET

DeRoy Center for Film Studies FREE, no tickets required


Film & New Media, Academy Student

Film Capstone Premiere

Friday, May 17, 2024 - 7:30 p.m. ET

DeRoy Center for Film Studies FREE, no tickets required


Music, Camp Student

Interlochen "Collage"

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Kresge Auditorium Adult $36; Child - College $21

See what you can experience at Interlochen.

Come to a place where creatives thrive—and see how your unique journey unfolds. Plan your visit, request more information, or apply/register to an Interlochen Center for the Arts program today.