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At UCLA TFT, we’re pioneering a curriculum for the rapidly changing world we live in, a truly interdisciplinary experience where entertainment, performing arts and cutting-edge research can thrive. It’s an environment where the storytellers, scholars and industry leaders of tomorrow begin their journey. But while students are immersed in a variety of ideas, methods and mediums, there’s also ample opportunity to focus, and pursue what interests them most.

"SuperAmerica"SuperAmerica TFT’s presentation of "SuperAmerica," by MFA student Malick Ceesay, was the first production in many years to feature an all-Black cast, director and playwright.
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  • Online Courses
    TFT Online With TFT Online, students choose where and when to work on assignments while still meeting predetermined deadlines. Courses are open to UCLA TFT majors and minors as well as students around the world.
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  • summer programs
    Summer Programs Held within the classrooms, theaters, dance studios, soundstages, editing labs and television studios of the school, Summer courses are taught by UCLA TFT faculty, many of whom are working professionals in the theater, film and television industry.
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  • non-degree professional programs
    Professional ProgramsModeled after UCLA TFT’s widely respected M.F.A. curriculum, the Professional Programs at UCLA TFT cater to working professionals with evening classes on campus and online.
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  • research centers
    Research Centers UCLA TFT is home to several cutting-edge research centers, including REMAP, a Hypermedia Studio project that uses technology to increase community engagement in some of the oldest neighborhoods in Los Angeles.
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