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.

film and new media at interlochen arts academy

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.

film and new media at interlochen arts camp

Creativity Through Collaboration

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

film and new media at interlochen arts camp

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

IAA New Faculty 2022 1
Interlochen Arts Academy welcomes new faculty for 2022-23 academic year

The school’s new teaching artists and scholars include operatic soprano Jennifer Cresswell, published poet Karynna McGlynn, and filmmaker Dan Tice.

Alan Heinberg
Interlochen Arts Camp alumnus Allan Heinberg launches new Netflix series “The Sandman”

Heinberg’s career was informed by the love of collaboration he discovered at Interlochen.

Mathias and Meriwether
Interlochen alumni receive 2022 Emmy nominations

Interlochen Arts Camp alumni shine in the 2022 Emmy nominations.

Upcoming Events

Music, Academy Student


Friday, October 7, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. ET

Corson Auditorium Full $33; Student $17


Music, Academy Student


Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 2 p.m. ET

Corson Auditorium Closed performance. Only open to Arts Academy families.


Film & New Media, Academy Student

Future of Cinema Film Festival

Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 7:30 p.m. ET

DeRoy Center for Film Studies FREE, no tickets required