WHAT WE DO
We currently offer a membership program, private art studios, communal workspace, production & equipment rentals, production space and more. Austin School of Film programs span the entire spectrum of media arts + technology. We support local artists and creators in the development of their future education and creative skills through currently offering 500 classes and programs and in the creation, presentation and promotion of work through artist/community events and showcases. We celebrate cultural diversity to give voice to and bring together communities across the region’s demographic landscape through our outreach programs such as Cine Joven: Filmmaking in Spanish. 95% of works completed at or through us have been exhibited in regional, national, and 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.
Since 2003, we ensure the success of 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
- Community Workspace
- iMac Lab
- 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.
- Certificate Programs
- Workforce Training
- ...and much more!
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.