UCLA Film & Television Summer Institute
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UCLA Film & Television Summer Institute

The UCLA Film & Television Summer Institute offers students from around the globe an unparalleled opportunity to study filmmaking at one of the most prestigious film schools in the world – right in the heart of Hollywood.

The Summer Institute is an intensive, six-week program that is taught by UCLA faculty. Students can choose from four specializations:

  • Creative Producing
    Track 1: Creative Producing This eight-week long track lets college students study the role of the creative producer or executive while engaging in entertainment industry internships. (June 20-August 12, 2016)
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  • Film Production
    Track 2: Film Production College students and aspiring filmmakers (ages 20+) collaborate on short film projects as they learn the aesthetics, techniques and practice of filmmaking from beginning to end. Intermediate Workshops now available! Session A (June 20-July 29, 2016); Session C (August 1-September 9, 2016)
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  • Producing Thumb
    Track 3: Animation Students learn to write and draw their animated movies. No drawing experience required, just limitless imagination. Session A (June 20-July 29, 2016)
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  • Writing for TV
    Track 4: TV Writing Students are taught to navigate the contemporary marketplace and original series concepts are developed. Introductory-level students write a series outline and the first act of a pilot script; intermediate-level students write an original pilot and series bible. Session A (June 20-July 29, 2016)
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