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Your Career in Creativity

Studying Digital Film at SAE Expression College will help harness your creativity and to produce digital media content that meets industry standards. Rounding out your program, you'll develop a professional portfolio, which can help you prepare for an entry-level career such as:

  • Production Assistant
  • Production Manager
  • Producer
  • Grip
  • Camera Operator
  • Videographer
  • Script Supervisor
  • Assistant Director
  • Editor/Assistant Editor
  • Casting Director
  • Post-Production Coordinator
  • Location Manager
  • Runner
  • Production Designer
  • Art Director

"What I enjoyed about being at SAE Expression College is kind of what I enjoy in my career, which is being surrounded by creative people who are working really just felt like there was a lot of creative energy."

Alex Henning
Visual Effects Supervisor at Pixomondo

Alex has worked on major projects like Alice in Wonderland, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, and Hugo, for which he won an Oscar in the category of Best Visual Effects.

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Digital Film Bachelor's Degree Program

It's more than just the big screen - digital media content is used by organizations of all sizes and industries to convey their messages and capture their audience.

With the Digital Film Program, you'll build a foundation in digital media production as you learn art direction, screenwriting, photography, and proper use of professional quality equipment. You'll dive deeper as you learn project planning and management, post-production and mastering, funding and distribution, and more, culminating your program with a final comprehensive project.

Immerse yourself in a creative, technical community with other passionate and like-minded students who study at SAE Expression College in order to make your passion your profession.

Learn From Industry Professionals

Meet your Digital Film Program Chair, Tom Sylla.

Mr. Sylla is an award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter with more than 12 years experience as an educator. Professionally, he has worked for Lucasfilm, Industrial Light, and Magic on major projects including Ghostbusters II and Back to the Future III, as well as voiceover work on the original Star Wars.

Leading the way with his experience, Mr. Sylla shares his knowledge to ensure your education equips you with the skills needed to succeed in the industry after graduation.

About SAE Expression College

SAE Expression College is located in Emeryville, also known as Rotten City, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Designated as a Cultural Arts District by the State of California, Emeryville is also home to major creative media companies like Pixar®.

Spend more time focused on your career! Earn your Digital Film Bachelor's Degree in as few as 32 months.

SAE Expression College is part of the global network of SAE Institute, a leader in creative media education since 1976.

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to more Fortune 500 headquarters than any other city outside of New York.

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Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Digital Film in as few as 32 months.

Produce Media for the Digital World

Produce Media for the Digital World