Rider gave me the opportunity to build on my creative experience and get involved right away. Each week I had new opportunities to keep shooting, keep editing and keep learning.
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*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
projected employment growth through 2028
median salary for producers and directors
The film and television program combines coursework in narrative and documentary film production, screenwriting, and film and TV studies. In addition to courses required for the major, students will have the opportunity to study specific filmmaking disciplines in more detail, as well as minor in film and media studies.
From Viewer to Creator
Whether your interest is in production, post production, writing and direction, or all of the above, Rider prepares you for a career in film, television and new media. Rider graduates have gone on to work for major movie studios, post production houses, television stations and talent agencies.
Learning by doing. That’s the driving principle behind Engaged Learning at Rider. It’s where theory meets practice, giving you the opportunity to apply the knowledge, skills and insights you’ve gained in the classroom to real-world situations and professional settings.
From Here to Hollywood
Put theory to practice, starting in your freshman year, with hands-on production experience in Rider’s state of the art digital studios and gain the opportunity to spend a semester working professionally and studying in the heart of Hollywood with our semester in LA program.