In the Entertainment Set Design & Decoration Program, students learn hands-on techniques for designing and building models of sets. They learn how to break down a script, utilize historical references, and understand the social, economic, cultural, and political factors that influence a project. On field trips, students experience visiting prop houses, ordering props, watching the filming process, and more. Students travel internationally to learn from industry experts and get inspired by art and culture from around the world.
Associate of Arts Advanced Study Programs develop specialized expertise in the student's unique area of study. Admission is limited to candidates who possess a prior FIDM degree in a related discipline, or a prior degree in a related field from another accredited college or university. The Advanced Study Program in Entertainment Set Design & Decoration develops specialized expertise in the student's individual area of study. The curriculum is structured to provide the opportunity to explore and analyze new ideas, and study industry-related principles of design and construction as well as to apply industry techniques.