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Online Info Session: Saturday, January 28, 12 noon (PST). Learn about SFI and all our programs!

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Next SFI Start Dates: March 20, 2023 & September 25, 2023

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Seattle Film Institute: Tomorrow’s Film School Today

Seattle Film Institute, the Northwest’s only accredited film school, offers career focused, hands-on undergraduate (BA) and graduate programs in filmmaking, producing for film, acting for film, digital arts, animation, & game design, audio production & sound design and composing for film. Seattle Film Institute’s programs, whether on-campus, online, or low residency, are accelerated and flexible to meet students’ needs and schedules. Seattle Film Institute is a yellow-ribbon school and those with veteran benefits as well as international students from around the world find a welcoming home at Seattle Film Institute.

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    Why choose Seattle Film Institute?

    All SFI programs feature a hands-on education and practical experience that provide the groundwork for professional careers. Students learn real-world skills from a faculty anchored by film industry professionals. And every SFI student benefits from our commitment to career services and coaching.

    President’s Corner

    Winter quarter is in full swing. We have student productions underway and a new cohort of students approaching graduation. As we move through the winter months, there is much to be excited about. The outlook is bright for the Seattle Film Industry. We look forward to an incredible Winter as content creators and educators. Welcome to SFI.

    What’s Happening at SFI

    FAFSA 2023-2024 is now available to apply


    From the Blog …

    About SFI

    Seattle Film Institute has prepared students for successful careers in film for twenty-five years and is the Northwest’s only nationally accredited film school.  Students immerse themselves in programs in Filmmaking; Digital Arts, Animation, & Game Design; Acting for Film; Audio Production & Sound Design; Producing; or Composing for Film.  SFI offers accelerated undergraduate and graduate programs with choices of on-ground and online/low-residency schedules. SFI’s hands-on programs are guided by a mentor-based faculty anchored by experienced and working professional filmmakers, game designers, animators, actors, writers, editors, composers, cinematographers, agents and other specialists who provide the conceptual, technical, and creative foundation necessary to launch careers in today’s fast-paced film environment. Read More…