Film Program

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KD Conservatory’s Associate of Applied Arts Degree in Motion Picture Production was created in response to the increasing demand for trained professionals within the filmed entertainment industry. The Film School program is a four semester curriculum spanning fifteen months.

Students gain proficiency at KD Conservatory Film School in the skills and crafts of filmmaking in a hands-on environment, focusing on screenwriting, directing, producing, and post production (editing, mixing, music, and delivery).

What sets KD Studio apart from other acting programs is our faculty – experienced, working professionals who know the business from the inside out. For over 30 years, KD Studio has been helping artists hone their craft so that they can succeed in the entertainment industry. KD Studio has become one of the country’s most successful training grounds for professionals in acting, musical theatre, and movie production.

About the Program Chair
Dennis Bishop has overseen numerous commercially successful and award winning feature and television productions including: Horton Foote’s Academy Award winning The Trip to Bountiful, NASCAR: The IMAX 3D Experience for IMAX/Warner Brothers, and Universal Pictures’ The Fast and the Furious. Read More


Program Curriculum
In the first three semesters at our film school, each student produces, writes, directs and crews on several short films. In the fourth semester students form production teams. Each team produces a Film Final Project for their professional portfolio, film festival entry, or internet distribution. Read More


Class Descriptions
Find out detailed descriptions of the courses required during all four semesters at film school to earn an Associates of Applied Arts Degree in Film. Read More


Applicants must be a high school graduate or qualify under the G.E.D. testing program. It is the responsibility of the student to furnish proof of high school graduation or completion of the G.E.D. Read More


Our 15 month Film Degree program and instructors is led by Dennis Bishop, Film Chair. Find out more about our amazing Film – Film School Instructors. Read More


Gainful Employment Sheet
Find a downloadable PDF HERE of the Gainful Employment Sheet for the Associates of Applied Arts Degree in Film Program.


View our Alumni Success Stories to see how we have helped others achieve their dreams, and get a glimpse of the career path that is waiting for you.

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