Your Home in the Heart of the Entertainment Industry

Explore creative careers in film, television, digital arts and interactive media with Columbia College Hollywood. Our private non-profit liberal arts college offers hands-on creative training and employer connections rooted in a curriculum that challenges you to think critically and innovate while you communicate.

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Pursue Your Passion
Multiple degree options and emphases let you discover and pursue training for the role that speaks to you most.

We’ve Got Connections
Our deep employer relationships and membership in the International Association of Film & Television Schools (CILECT) offer access to opportunities for learning, internships, and career placement.

Leading from Experience
Columbia College Hollywood faculty bring professional expertise and a shared passion for visual storytelling to every learning experience.

Today’s Tools in Your Hands
Industry-current equipment in our fully-functioning production facilities means you can learn the latest techniques for creating compelling content.

Discover what’s possible: discover Columbia College Hollywood today!

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Why You Should Choose Columbia College Hollywood
You’ve got stories inside you—maybe a handful. Maybe a dozen. Here in Los Angeles, telling stories is our business, and Columbia College Hollywood is at the heart of that business. Developed by filmmakers for filmmakers, we offer you a college education that combines a solid liberal arts education with immersive, hands-on training in all aspects of the visual storytelling process.

When you choose us, you’re choosing to:

Learn by Doing—Our project-based approach to learning the craft of film means you’ll create using industry-current tools and facilities. You’ll collaborate with your classmates and faculty, because that’s how it works in the industry.

Build a Network—Columbia College Hollywood maintains strong partnerships with employers all over the industry, both here in Los Angeles and throughout the world. We’re also a member of the International Association of Film & Television Schools, a global network of quality institutions that share resources, information, and teaching techniques.

Work with Professionals—Our faculty members bring professional industry experience to your classroom. You’ll benefit from their real-world perspectives and practical advice, whether it’s in a lecture, a lab, on a live set—or in tough (but constructive) notes on your screenplay.

Develop 21st-Century Skills—In addition to learning time-tested practices for lighting and composition, you can develop the digital arts and interactive media skills that are expanding the frontiers of content creation in entertainment and media.

Earn a Quality Degree—The liberal arts aspects of our curriculum don’t just fulfil course requirements. They add value to your professionalism, broaden and deepen your cultural awareness, and equip you to solve problems more creatively.

With us, you can explore your passion and develop your profession—all from your home at the heart of the industry. Contact us today to learn more!

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Columbia College Hollywood is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

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