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Pursue Endless Opportunities.

Students discover their unique voices and launch their professional careers through our unified approach that brings together the history and theory of media with hands-on experience and mentorship. Join our collaborative community located in Austin, TX—one of the nation’s fastest growing tech, creative and media hubs in the country.

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Theory/Practice Curriculum

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World-class Equipment

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Industry Opportunities

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Faculty Mentors

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Our Unique Approach


Whether students seek to create the next indie or blockbuster hit or dive deep into the historical, cultural, industrial and global contexts surrounding film and media, our programs prepare them to succeed by helping them discover and gain confidence in their knowledge, skills and abilities.

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Join a Collaborative Community


Learn from award winning filmmakers and media studies experts while surrounded by curious, creative and collaborative peers.

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Top Facilities and Equipment


State-of-the-art equipment, studios and editing suites support creative endeavors and skill development.

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The RTF program at UT Austin is offering an education exceeding or on par with any program in the country. There’s an independent spirit that has stuck with me for my entire career. The long list of storied alumni shows how sharp the program is in educating and shaping filmmakers.

Ray Mansfield, BS RTF, '00, Producer (Get Out, BlacKkKlansman)