Flashpoint Chicago is the First Step to a Creative Career

Flashpoint Chicago, a campus of Columbia College Hollywood offers creative minds the background needed to excel in creative fields including film, media, and graphic design. Learn more about our offerings and explore what we’re all about.

From day one you’ll be immersed in the industry. Students jump right in and immediately get their hands on key equipment used by industry professionals. You’ll be creating your own projects immediately, allowing you to build your portfolio. Each degree also gets to begin learning about their chosen field right away. At Flashpoint Chicago, you don’t have to wait to start doing what you love.

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Flashpoint Chicago alumni are working professionals. Many even start while in school as interns. We have alumni working on feature films, commercials, television shows, webseries, and more.

Your Home in the Entertainment Industry

Explore creative careers in film, television, digital arts and interactive media with Flashpoint Chicago. Our private non-profit liberal arts college offers hands-on creative training and employer connections rooted in a curriculum that challenges you to think critically and innovate while you communicate.

Pursue Your Passion – Multiple degree options and emphases let you discover and pursue training for the role that speaks to you most.

We’ve Got Connections – Our deep employer relationships and membership in the International Association of Film & Television Schools (CILECT) offer access to opportunities for learning, internships, and career placement.

Leading from Experience – Flashpoint Chicago faculty bring professional expertise and a shared passion for visual storytelling to every learning experience.

Today’s Tools in Your Hands – Industry-current equipment in our fully-functioning production facilities means you can learn the latest techniques for creating compelling content.

Discover what’s possible, discover Flashpoint Chicago today!

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Flashpoint Chicago is where visual arts thrive. With campuses in Los Angeles and Chicago, we provide accessible education that fuses creative studies in film, graphic design, visual effects, and interactive media with liberal arts.

We aim to cultivate the talents of our students with our unique learn-by-doing approach.  Our programs allow students to immerse themselves in their discipline as well as cross-discipline projects that simulate work for a well-rounded experience. Here they will develop confidence in their abilities and build lifelong connections.

Flashpoint Chicago, a campus of Columbia College Hollywood is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

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