Associate of Arts in Motion Pictures & Television
Academy of Art University

Program Details

The Associate of Arts in Motion Pictures & Television is an online art degree.  Focusing on entertainment, this program offers a solid grounding in the art and business of entertainment.  The curriculum offers an overview of key film production skills.  You will learn about visual storytelling, directing, producing, production design, editing, and cinematography while gaining an introduction to the creative part of entertainment.  Courses cover technical skills and general filmmaking stills, providing an understanding of the process from beginning to end. 

Students can choose from six specializations:

  • Directing
  • Cinematography
  • Editing
  • Producing
  • Production Design
  • Screenwriting


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • All official transcript(s), including from any other universities or learning institutions you've attended

School Accreditation Statement

National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission