CTVA

CTVA

Welcome

Welcome to the CSUN Department of Cinema of Television Arts, located in the heart of the entertainment industry.  With seven programs of study, CTVA offers unparalleled opportunities for academic and professional training in a richly diverse environment.

Our faculty bring extensive professional experience to the classrooms, studios and labs, and are committed to instilling the knowledge, expertise, creative and analytical skills that will allow students to achieve their goals in the fields of television, film and new media.

We are housed in Manzanita Hall, designed by world-renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern. Our facilities are industry-standard and include film and television sound stages, post-production and mixing suites, a new media lab, a digital visual effects and animation suite, and the 130-seat Armer Theater.  The CSUN Cinematheque regularly programs film series and other screenings and events in the Armer.

CTVA alumni work in every facet of the entertainment industry.  Extensive relationships with studios, networks, production companies and other organizations provide students with access to internships, jobs and other collaborative opportunities.

CSUN is also home to the new Valley Performing Arts Center, which, with its vibrant and eclectic performance program, has quickly become the intellectual and cultural center of the San Fernando Valley.

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Annual Scholarships and Awards Banquet

CTVA Award Winners

The Department of Cinema and Television Arts celebrated some of their best and brightest students at their annual Scholarships and Awards Banquet held on April 24, 2016 on the CBS Studios Lot in Studio City, CA. The event was hosted by Dept. Chair Professor Jon Stahl with a key note address given by 3-time Emmy nominated editor and CTVA Alumnus Ryan Mallick.

2016 Senior Film Showcase Trailers