At Hofstra, you have an opportunity to learn all of the crafts that go into making a movie including: producing, directing, screenwriting, cinematography, editing, visual effects, color correction, sound recording, sound editing and mixing.
Every one of our faculty members has extensive experience in the fields in which they teach, and New York City is one of the world’s greatest resources for guest instructors and lecturers.
You will work with the latest HD/UHD-4K cameras and leading editing, audio, design and post-production software.
CHART YOUR OWN COURSE
Choose from a variety of electives that allows you to focus on directing, producing, screenwriting, cinematography, 2-D and 3-D animation, visual effects, and digital post-production.
MINUTES FROM NEW YORK CITY
Hofstra University is located 45 minutes outside of the greatest filming location in the world; New York City. This means that you have access to fantastic resources and opportunities for internships and employment.
We offer three production spaces, including Studio A, a three-story, 3,750 square-foot studio, along with a newly built digital post-production suite.
Here are some of our award-winning films produced by our students:
Bardo (2016), directed by Scott Aharoni won Best Independent Spirit at the Sedona International Film Festival.
Grand Prize and New York City regional winner of the Yelp Reel Local Film Festival.
Team: Home Brewed Films: James Troici, Dan Wolff, and Jonathan Leiner.
From Mass to the Mountain (2015), directed by Kurt Sensenbrenner has premiered in many film festivals across the world and recently made it’s US release at the Harlem Film Festival.
The Game Changer (2014), directed by Indrani Kopal was named best student documentary at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival in France, the most prestigious of international film festivals.