Digital Filmmaking & Video Production

The Digital Filmmaking & Video Production program is designed to teach students the fundamentals of multiple facets of the film industry, including storytelling, pre-production, video technology, television broadcast, live video production, and digital video editing and effects. Students will receive hands-on education using up-to-date technology for all types of video production. In each course, students will develop their skills under the mentorship of industry professionals, preparing them for an entry-level position in the film industry.


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Our alumni group is growing, and can be found across the U.S. and around the globe. There are over two thousand F.I.R.S.T. graduates making an impact everyday in the digital media industry.


Hours of hands-on training

Our program consists of 1,014 hours of in-depth, hands-on, individualized, real-world training that students can use to secure entry-level employment in the digital media industry.

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Students placed in the industry

F.I.R.S.T. Institute is proud to have always met or exceeded A.C.C.E.T. accrediting agency’s requirements to employ over 70% of students in the industry after graduation. Our graduates work!

Top Career Paths


Camera Operator

Learn to produce your own videos using ultra high definition cameras, lighting, dollies, jibs, and more working on real film sets. Become a camera operator in the modern film industry.

Film Director

Learn how to do all aspects of creating a film from storytelling and filming, to directing and post-production. Become a film director in the film and video production industry.

Video Editor

Learn to edit film projects using industry-standard software like Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects. Become a video editor once you graduate F.I.R.S.T. Institute.

Digital Filmmaking & VIdeo Production News

"As soon as i came here and walked the halls i knew it was something i had to do. going through the program was the best decision I've made professionally."

-Jason Haase, Film & Video Graduate, Production Manager