Austin School of Film spans the entire spectrum of arts + technology. We support local artists in the development of their creative skills through the 500+ classes and programs we offer each year— and we continue to facilitate the creation, presentation and promotion of their work through our community resources and events. We celebrate cultural diversity by striving to unite and amplify voices from communities across the demographic landscape, through outreach programs such as Cine Joven: Filmmaking in Spanish. 95% of works completed at/through MMAC achieve exhibition in regional, national, & international showcases!
WHY CHOOSE US?
Whether you are a student, artist, freelancer, or professional looking for education, creative space and access to resources and tools within digital arts & technology industry, Motion Media Arts Center is here for you. We provide affordable classes and certificate programs designed to meet the ever evolving demands of the creative job market and digital arts industry and a place to learn, work and create.
Our educational curriculum is based around hands-on course and workshops taught by digital arts and tech industry professionals and includes the very skills training employees need to work in the field and continue on their career paths and our co-working makerspace hub provides community members of all ages with a place to create, learn, work, and get inspired while having access to tools, programs and resources. We will work with any budget and offer scholarships to those who qualify and work/trade options through our internship program and are a dedicated to the belief that film and media arts can be--and is--a financially accessible art form both in and outside of the classroom.
We've trained a variety of companies and local businesses such as: Dell, Disney, Action Figure, Voodoo Cowboy, City of Austin-Channel 6, Keller Williams Realty, Seton Hospital, City of Laredo, Pflugerville ISD, Eanes ISD, First Presbyterian Church of Kingwood, Whole Foods, Austin Public Library, & Quest Ambulance Inc.
Since 2003, we ensure the success of our students and members through:
Accessible Membership Program
Small class sizes
Instructors with professional experience who currently work within their respective fields to provide practical training and education
Industry standard courses and software ex. Adobe Certified classes
Scholarships, Payment Plans and Pay-as-you-go
Art Studios Rentals & Production Space
Co-working area to learn, work and create with likeminded individuals
Private lessons to fit your schedule and budget
Artist Exhibits & Screenings
Film Appreciation classes in Super 8 & 16MM, experimental, handmade and abstract.
...and much more!