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Last Modified: September 12, 2008Movie Courses

The movie business is booming in Shreveport-Bossier City and the demand for specific education courses designed to meet the needs of the film industry is increasing. One of the best resources for the movie industry in Shreveport is the non-profit Robinson Film Center where people of all ages can take classes in film and media production. A featured course offered by the Robinson Film Center entitled “Lights, Camera, Learning!” allows students to write, shoot, produce, and market their own short films while being guided by experienced professionals. New opportunities for learning the movie business in Shreveport include an animation and digital media curriculum being developed by Louisiana State University and a new film school that is being established by Grambling State University.  

Shreveport’s colleges offer film and theater degrees

At Bossier Parish Community College, students can earn an Associate of Arts and Theater degree from the Drama Department. Students can also take classes in film, broadcasting, television production, or the business of music at the BPCC Film Institute’s Telecommunications Division. The Theater and Dance Department at Centenary College of Louisiana includes among their faculty many renowned producers and directors, contemporary and Shakespearean actors, stage designers, lighting experts and choreographers. Degrees in theatre or performing arts awarded by Centenary College of Louisiana have enabled many students to achieve successful careers in the film, radio and television industries.