The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television is located in the heart of Los Angeles, the most diverse city on Earth. UCLA TFT is the center of a non-stop creative renaissance, a member, in equal parts, of a thriving local scene and vibrant global community. It’s a place where ideas take flight and the future is written.
Our connections run deep. With alumni and strategic alliances on every continent, we provide our students with the great opportunity to do their creative work and research anywhere in the world. We open the door to a robust array of internships, mentoring opportunities and festival strategies. We equip them with all the skills and support needed to navigate the entire professional landscape, both while they’re students and after graduation.
Multiculturalism and global diversity are not simply agenda items at UCLA TFT but established facts. Here one can meet students not only from the United States but from Argentina, Botswana, Canada, Chile, China, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom, just to name a few. It’s common to see students from all over the world uniting to discuss ideas in a writer’s room, debate ideas and critical theory, act in a play, light or design a set, direct thesis films or just share a table at the Stage Canteen.
The wonderful effects of this global consciousness are obvious. The exchange of ideas and different points of view lead to the development of greater understanding among cultures and the creation of new forms of art and expression, which is what UCLA TFT is all about.
Come be a part of our creative and scholarly environment that has been designed to give the richest experience possible. It’s an amazing community where lifelong friendships are made among a talented international cast of students, faculty and staff.