Film & Video major

You make stories move.

In CCAD's Film & Video program, you’ll learn skills at every step of the filmmaking process, as you sharpen your creative eye behind the lens. From pre-production through post-production and distribution, you'll cover a thorough exploration of the field, including cinematography, directing, editing, production design, screenwriting, storyboarding and production management. Here, our collaborative, project-based approach seamlessly integrates real-world assignments, industry standards, professional practices and challenging coursework. Whether you want to make films, motion graphics, fine art installations, commercials, documentaries or music videos, you can make them all at Columbus College of Art & Design, one of America's oldest private art and design colleges for film students.


Film & Video facilities

CCAD's state-of-the-art facilities give you the equipment and technology you need to explore your filmmaking potential.

You'll have access to:

  • Fully-equipped shooting stage
  • Live-action and animation labs
  • Spacious screening rooms
  • Cameras, audio recorders, microphones, tripods, lights, studio and field lighting grip equipment, as well as moving camera equipment
  • Mac and PC labs, editing stations with Cintiq monitors and production software (Adobe Creative Cloud production suite, Final Cut Pro X, Pro Tools, Toon Boom Storyboard Pro and Harmony, Maya, Nuke, Cinema 4D, Unity Pro and ZBrush)


Student and alumni works


CCAD’s collaborative, project-based approach to cinema equips grads with the skills to excel at many film and video jobs. Our grads have applied the skills they built at CCAD to a variety of positions and fields.

Assistant director
Motion graphics designer

Production designer
Script supervisor
Sound designer
Storyboard artist

Technical artist
Visual effects artist


Our grads generate interest from major media companies and studios. Some employers who have benefited from their skills are: 

American Film Institute
Arclight Cinema

Oswald Marketing
Paramount Pictures
Red Bull Records

Sony Pictures Imageworks
Vigil Games
Walt Disney Animation Studios
YUM! Brands


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Credit hours

Program Requirements60
CORE Studio Requirements24
CORE Liberal Arts Requirements36

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Course information

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Chair of Film & Video
Film & Video
Adjunct Instructor
Film & Video
Assistant Professor
Film & Video
Facilities Manager
Film & Video
Adjunct Instructor
Film & Video
Adjunct Instructor
Film & Video, History of Art & Visual Culture
Adjunct Instructor
Film & Video
Professor Emeritus
Film & Video
Film & Video, Master of Fine Arts, Photography
Adjunct Instructor
Film & Video
Adjunct Instructor
Film & Video, CORE Studies


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