48 months
15870 USD/year
15870 USD/year
5290 USD/year
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Film and Media from Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY blends the hands-on practical skills of filmmaking with film history, theory, and criticism, providing a broad perspective on the moving image in all its aspects. 


Film and Media from Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY lets you take your studies further with courses in storyboarding, character development, costume, fandom in the internet age, and gaming. New York's array of studios, television networks, and agencies provides a variety of internship opportunities.

Graduates with Film and Media from Fashion Institute of Technology SUNY will:

  • develop complex argumentative strategies for long-form documentary films;
  • write scholarly essays on films, filmmakers, or industry practices that employ important theoretical concepts of Film and Media studies;
  • speak with informed confidence about the cinema history and cinema culture of at least one country or region in addition to the U.S.;
  • create long-form screenplays that conform to industry standards for format and story structure;
  • apply special expertise in sound design, post-production digital techniques, costuming, performance, etc. to any film project; and
  • produce 10-30 minute films of professional quality in various genres.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Film Theory and Criticism, An Introduction 
  • Screenwriting 
  • Junior Production
  • Senior Production

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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122 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • File the SUNY Application Online 
    • Admissions Essay
    • School Transcripts
    • English Proficiency
    • U.S. equivalency of your credential(s)
    • Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) strong B average
    • An English translation for all documents, where applicable

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7935 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    15870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7935 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2645 USD per semester during 48 months.

Bachelor tuition:

    • In-state: $3,585 per semester
    • Out-of-state: $10,846 per semester

Living costs for Manhattan

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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