48 months
42564 USD/year
42564 USD/year
Tuition fee
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If you are passionate about telling stories visually, the Filmmaking program from Champlain College is specifically tailored to the next generation of filmmakers. 


As part of the generation that changed how and where we view films, you can take a role in determining the future of the industry. This Filmmaking program from Champlain College will prepare you in best practices by providing you access to cutting-edge equipment and by developing your creative and technical skills.

Student Academic Experience

Through our Upside-Down Curriculum, you'll take relevant courses in your major, including Audio Production, Screenwriting and Introduction to Filmmaking in your first year at Champlain—that's hands-on experience in your major from the start. As you explore different roles on- and off-set, including director, cinematographer, sound designer and editor, you will gain exposure to a variety of filmmaking styles.

You will also acquire a solid foundation in film history, aesthetics and criticism, while learning the vital business aspects of a film production. Recently, students had the opportunity to have their short-form documentaries and narrative films premiered on Vermont PBS. The Filmmaking program's remarkable combination of conceptual engagement, technical skills, artistic experimentation and business training will help you polish your own signature style and prepare you for a variety of creative opportunities in the industry.


Motion Graphics: Learn the entire motion graphics process from conception to completion, including ideation, storyboarding, key framing, editing, animation, image making, typography, production and camera work.

Sonic Arts: Are you interested in scoring films, designing soundscapes or recording an album? With a Sonic Arts specialization you'll focus on sound and music production techniques, including signal flow, mixing, mastering, compression and online delivery.


Our professors have been finalists for numerous awards, grants and fellowships, and have showcased their work in national and international film festivals.  Meet the faculty who'll teach you the skills to succeed.

Internships & Professional Work Experiences

Summer internships in nearby Montreal, Canada, as well as New York City and other locations, provide you with industry experience to build a solid résumé. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Filmmaking 
  • Media & Society
  • Concepts of the Self 
  • The Rhetoric of Self
  • Math Elective
  • Film Studies: Screenings 
  • Screenwriting 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Champlain College and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The first step in applying to an online program at Champlain College is to start your fast and free online application. You'll need to create an account and follow the step-by-step instructions.
  • Within the online application, you'll be required to respond to 3-4 short answer essay questions that are critically important as they provide insight into you, your goals, and your plan for success in our academic programs. 
  • Official academic transcripts are required for any post-secondary coursework you have completed and all colleges and universities you have previously attended, whether or not a degree was conferred. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a recognized equivalency service.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42564 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 42564 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    42564 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42564 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Burlington

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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