WHY NFI?

LOW TUITION, HIGH VALUE
Prepare for a career in Cinema in 9 months with our unique educational model balancing theory and hands-on production for under $20k. NFI's diploma course is focused, affordable & teaches every commercial application of the moving image.
GEAR
Mac Book Pro laptop with professional video and sound editing software included Filmmaking on the go, when you enter the door. We give you the tools to get the job done. Included in your tuition!

VOCATION, VOCATION, VOCATION
Build a career for yourself in the film industry - our program teaches you both the art and business of filmmaking.
SMALL CLASS SIZE
A lecture class size of 24 students, and lab size of 12 students ensures more access to instructors, more networking opportunities and more time on equipment.
ACCELERATED EDUCATION
All film, all the time. Total immersion education gets you out into the work world faster. We're laser-focused on what you need to know to succeed in the film industry.
OUR TEACHERS ARE FILMMAKERS
Our faculty is made up of award winning film professionals with real world experience. Their thriving professional careers keeps our students on the cutting edge of the new film economy.
HANDS ON TRAINING
In-depth hands-on training with the latest industry standard equipment.
TARGETED CURRICULUM
NFI's filmmaking curriculum targets exactly what you need to start a career in the film industry. We combine industry-applicable theoretical knowledge with specific skill set instruction.
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Nashville is constantly bustling with film and video productions. NFI is part of that community. As such, our students often work and apprentice on productions in and around Nashville.
LIVING EASY ON "THE THIRD COAST"
By studying in Nashville, you'll enjoy a lower cost of living and a lower stress level than you'd experience while living in those other industry hubs: Los Angeles and New York City. Nashville is an emerging creative mecca that everyone wants to know about. Ask Jack White, Nicole Kidman.