No where else in the world can you find the range of disciplines in one school. Over the last 50 years as we forged new programs, built our home in New York and expanded to our global academic centers, institutes emerged. Each are built with shared values, common goals, and a priority for putting students first. The result – a place where artists and scholars create the future.
Come explore a new career path, get a fresh perspective, or rediscover a passion. You can enroll in Tisch classes and special programs regardless of whether or not you currently attend a university. We offer rigorous, inspiring courses year-round for current college students and adult learners in New York City and abroad.
We incubate personal vision through collaboration and active engagement with the world of art and ideas.
As a community, we are unified in our commitment to rigorous personal inquiry, technical excellence, engagement with the liberal arts, and making a contribution to a larger world beyond the self.
Together, our faculty, staff, and students create more than 5,000 films per year.
Since 1965, our program has had a significant impact on the cultural and artistic landscape. Notable graduates include directors Martin Scorsese (Goodfellas) and Chris Columbus (Night at the Museum), editor Sally Menke (Pulp Fiction), independent filmmakers Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) and Joel Cohen (Fargo), directors of photography Reed Morano (Frozen River) and Ernest Dickerson (Do the Right Thing), TV writer/producers Damon Lindelof (Lost) and Emily Whitesell (Homicide: Life on the Street), documentarians Nanette Burstein (American Teen) and Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me), and Pixar Studios animation artists Alex Woo and Andrew Coats.
Class of 2015, His film 'Bandito' premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.