Why study Directing for Film and Television?

Now more than ever, the world needs content creators. This certificate will help students ranging from those who want to be film and television directors to students of of any major gain media production skills. For the aspiring filmmaker, they will leave having developed a body of work to begin their artistic career. For those looking to go into marketing, you will have the ability to produce commercials and media for advertising. For those going into other fields, media production skills will make you more employable in the professional world as media becomes an increasing part of all disciplines. 

Admission Requirements

Students already pursuing a degree in any college at UC can add the certificate to their program. Be sure to submit a declaration of the certificate program using our online form.

In addition, you must meet with the program director so that they are aware that you are pursuing the certificate and can advise you appropriately. Do this early enough to avoid delay in obtaining your certificate.

Students not currently pursuing a degree may declare the certificate after establishing non-matriculated status.

Every piece of digital media that you watch, whether it is a film, series, commercial, web content, news article or more is the product of a director with a vision who saw it through! Look around you; you are surrounded by success stories every time you see a piece of digital media. Steven Spielberg was born in Cincinnati! There is no reason the next big director cannot be you!

  • Film Director
  • Television Director
  • Commercial / Advertising Production
  • Film & Television Production
  • Social Media Production
  • A more employable member of any industry!
The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Contact Information

Mike Gasaway
370A Arts & Sciences Hall
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(760) 583-8733

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Program Code: 15CRT-DFT-C2