Welcome to the College of Motion Picture Arts

Described by the Hollywood Reporter as "one of the world's best" film schools, the Fiske Guide to Colleges as "one of the top motion picture schools in the nation," and recognized by the Directors Guild of America for its "distinguished contribution to American culture through the world of film and television." The faculty comprises award-winning industry experts with a combined 400+ feature film credits who share a gift for teaching students the art, craft and business of storytelling in the motion picture industry.

Click on a tab below to learn more about the College's programs, history, and presence in the entertainment business.


Learn more about the origins and legacy of the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts.

Introduction Video

How important are the positions behind the scenes on the set of a production? This video takes a look.

Founding Stars

Learn more about the founding administration and staff who made the programs at the College possible.

Meet Our Students

What is life like as a student filmmaker? Learn more about current graduate and undergraduate students here.


The College makes available to its students the finest in production technology 24 hours a day.


Our students have won thousands of awards, honors, prizes, and featured screenings around the world.


Our alumni can be found in every level of the entertainment industry and all over the world.

Location Map

Click here for a location map and Google link for the College of Motion Picture Arts.

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