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University of North Carolina School of the Arts, School of Filmmaking

University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA)

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Basic facts

Complete Name and Acronym (in original language):
University of North Carolina School of the Arts, School of Filmmaking
Complete Name and Acronym (in English language):
University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA)
Year of Foundation:
1993
Year of Admission as CILECT Member:
1998
Year of Receiving a State Accreditation:
1993
Agency (-ies) Who Awarded the State Accreditation:
SACS
Name of Director:
Dean Susan Ruskin
Address :
1533 South Main Street, Winston Salem, 27127
Country:
United States
Website:

Mission & Strategy

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts provides gifted emerging artists with the experience, knowledge, and skills needed to excel in their disciplines and in their lives, and it serves and enriches the cultural and economic prosperity of the people of North Carolina and the nation. UNCSA is the state's unique professional school for the performing, visual and moving image arts, training students at the high school, undergraduate and master’s levels for professional careers in the arts.
The School of Filmmaking is a unique arts conservatory that combines rigorous professional training with unparalleled facilities, equipment and resources. Our program is young enough to be flexible and forward-looking, but still maintain a strong emphasis in all the film crafts, using both traditional and new digital media.

Financing

Sources of financing

Percentage of the Total

Types of financing

Percentage of the Total

Degree areas

Animation (BFA, Full-Time)
Cinematography (BFA (4 years), Full-Time)
Directing (BFA (4 years), Full-Time)
Film Music Composition (MFA (2 years), Full-Time)
Interdisciplinary Production (BFA (4 years), Full-Time)
Picture Editing and Sound Design (BFA (4 years), Full-Time)
Producing (BFA (4 years), Full-Time)
Production Design (BFA (4 years), Full-Time)
Screenwriting (BFA (4 years), Full-Time)

Non-degree courses

Student incentives

Total value of scholarships for
tuition per year:
6 000 Euro
Total value of scholarships for
living costs per year:
36 000 Euro

Staff

Full-time
Part-time
Professors (incl. Full, Associate & Adjunct):
27
0
Teaching Assistants:
0
0
Industry Professionals:
0
0
Administrative Staff:
7
0
Technical Staff:
7
0

Key teaching staff (Tenure Staff and/or Industry Professionals)

Facilities, equipment & production

Area:

Total Area of the Institution:
62 036  sq.m.
Wi-Fi Access Area:
High-speed Inter  sq.m.

Library & Film/DVD Archive:

Number of Volumes
Specialized Books on Film/TV/Media/Arts/etc. (Total):
4128
Professional Films on 35 mm (Total):
16,500 (35mm, 70mm, 16mm)
Professional Films on DVD, Blu-Ray, etc. (Total):
2200
Student Films (Total):
2950

Technical Facilities:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*30 sq.m.
Lecture Auditoriums:
4
Computer Auditoriums:
1
Sound Stages:
3
TV Studios:
1
Theatre Stages (for work with actors):
3
Editing Studios:
12
Sound Studios (recording, editing, mixing, foley):
3
Music Recording Studios:
1
Still Photography Studios:
1
Visual Effects Studios:
2
Animation Studios:
3
Screening Halls (with capacity less than 50 people):
3
Screening Halls (with capacity between 50-350 people):
3
Screening Halls (with capacity more than 350 people):
1

Camera Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 3*Canon EOS 6D, 5*ARRI D21
Film Cameras 35 mm:
Panavision
Film Cameras 16 mm:
16mm Arriflex SRIII camera/lens packages, 16mm Arriflex SRII cam
Digital Cinema Cameras:
1 Fisher Model 10 camera dolly and 1 Fisher Model 11 camera dolly
HD Cameras:
Panasonic HVX 200A HD Camera Packages

Editing Stations :

Number and Type
Example: 2*AVID
Film:
AVID Media Composer Nitris Symphony and Avid Media Composer
Digital:
An ADR/Foley Stage with ProTools HD

Sound Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Sennheiser Mic
Basic Mixing Tables:
ProTools HD Mix Stage with 5.1 Surround Sound
Advanced Mixing Tables:
ProTools HD and LE digital audio workstations

Visual Effects Stations:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Apple iMac
Basic:
iMac Editing Labs

Production Design Equipment:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*20 sq.m.
Carpentry:
2000sq.ft.

Total Annual Production:

Hours
35 mm:
2
16 mm:
2
Video:
7
Digital:
6
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