square foot digital media footprint
The largest, most comprehensive university film studio complex in the nation
With more than 15,000 entertainment and digital media SCAD alumni transforming the film and TV scene, SCAD delivers next-generation tech to prepare students for stellar creative careers.
acre studio complex and backlot
square-foot virtual production studio and LED volume stage
The largest university backlot in the nation
Students learn the ins and outs of production on the cinematic backlot, featuring scenes from Savannah’s iconic historic district, an urban environment with alleyways and a gas station, and a suburban backdrop complete with a town hall and charming homes. Here, students collaborate on innovative projects that exceed the industry standard.
Still to come...
- Film field office
- Three more soundstages
- Set design and costume design spaces
- Additional classrooms
LED volume stages combine cutting-edge tech with virtual production
At SCAD, students merge live production with digital wizardry on LED volume stages at Savannah Film Studios’ The Stage and Atlanta’s Digital Media Center. The stages combine real-time rendering with camera tracking to create immersive virtual environments, taking each scene to new heights.
Resources and spaces that rival Hollywood
From concept to postproduction, Savannah Film Studios gives students every amenity they need to create captivating experiences. In editing suites, cut together your standout work on Mac Pros stacked with industry-standard software like Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects, Final Cut X, and more. Record ADR and mix out-of-this-world audio in dedicated studios. Link up with your fellow Bees, professors, and even pros in business and production offices; showcase your work in a screening room complete with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound; and prepare to wow on set in a luxe green room and wardrobe suite.
The stars align with the SCAD Casting Office
Through the only professionally run casting office in higher education — now operating in Savannah and Atlanta — SCAD students have booked more than 500 roles in major motion pictures and television series and have earned their Screen Actors Guild cards well before graduation.
roles booked for students
Innovation continues in Atlanta
Nestled in the bustling metropolis of Atlanta, the epicenter of Georgia’s multibillion-dollar entertainment industry, students expand their SCAD experience at the SCAD Digital Media Center, home to one of the university’s two LED volume stages. From animation and visual effects to film and television, interactive design and game development, and motion media design, students in SCAD entertainment and digital media disciplines thrive with access to next-gen tech and proximity to booming film and television productions.