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TVFM Program

Three-camera studio production class

Television, Film and digital content are powerful reflections of life and society and Cal State LA's program can help you share your voice.  Our students learn valuable skills, get hands-on experience and make connections to industry professionals.


Portrait of student


Cal State LA MFA graduate Joaquin Miguel Lopez discovered passion for screenwriting.

Portrait of a student


Q&A with Television, Film, & Media Studies graduate Johanna Alvarez: Inspiring Inclusivity.

Award winners


TVFM honored three distinguished alumni that hail from different fields within the entertainment industry along with recognizing outstanding TVFM faculty at the 2019 TVFM Awards.

Student Program Highlight

Working together

Photoshoot of project

Interdisciplinary opportunities

Behind the scenes of a photoshoot for our first production of the season — INVISIBLE WOMEN, written by MFA in TVFT Writing Option student Pamela August Russell, and directed by MFA in TVFT Content Creation Option student Yasmeen Al-Kayed. Partial cast pictured here includes Zoia Wiseman (MFA in TVFT, Acting Option), Genous Novin (BA in Theatre), Steven Gonzalez (BA in Theatre), Moe Thiri (BA in Television, Film, and Media Studies), and AJ Chavez (BA in Theatre). Photo shoot photographer is Seth Dorcey (MFA in TVFT, Content Creation Option).

Golden Eagle Productions

Golden Eagle Productions award winners

Award winners from the 2016 Golden Eagle Productions Film Festival.