Filming promo for BMW with galaxy effects


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.

Shooting a scene in the film Carved in Stone
Exterior photo of Lousiille Rd


sound stages

On set of Get Real Arctic


acre studio complex and backlot

Photo of the Savannah Film Studios backlot exterior


square-foot virtual production studio and LED volume stage

On set of Get Real Arctic
Photo of Savannah Film Studios backlot exterior

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.

On set of the film Offworld
on Set of Get Real AR

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

Photo of casting agent going over script with actor
shooting a scene at Savannah Film Studios
SCAD Atlanta Digital Media center

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.