Tuition & Fees

The Motion Picture Production Program

Film School in Troy, MI - Tuition & Fees | Motion Picture Institute - Tuition_%26_FeesTuition includes all courses, use of school equipment and stage facilities. 

Tuition does not include the cost of students producing their own films, media storage and recommended reading material (see Other Expenses).

 Cost of Attendance Cost
 The Motion Picture Production Program Tuition  $16,350.00
 Registration Fee  $     150.00
 Total  $16,500.00



The anticipated Cost of Attendance that includes living expenses for Room, Board and Travel can be estimated for dependents as well as independents using the Net Price Calculator.

Applicants accepted into the program are required to pay a $1,000 refundable commitment deposit in order to complete their enrollment.  The deposit is deducted from the overall tuition.

Other Expenses (Books and Supplies)

Students attending The Motion Picture Production Program are expected to have the following supplies.

Supplies Est. Cost
Laptop or Personal Computer (Specs see below)* $ 1,200.00
Hard drive - portable 2 terabyte $    125.00
Davinci Resolve Software License** $    299.00
EP Scheduling Software License $    185.00
Final Draft Screenwriting Software License $    130.00
Total $ 1,939.00

Note: prices subject to change without notice.
* Students that already have a computer will be required to have a tech spec done by the school to ensure that it has the hardware necessary to use the Davinci software.
** Davinci Resolve editing software does offer a free version which will work for course assignments.

Personal Computer specs for students.
Textbook List

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