Film & Media Production

The A.S. degree in Film and Media Production offers intensive preparation for students who wish to pursue a career or further studies in media production and communication.

Graduates of this program can enter the New York City job market or continue their studies at 4-year programs, in and outside of CUNY, across a variety of digital media and communication-related disciplines including film, television, communication studies, and journalism.

Student Spotlight


Read more about Queensborough student, Lucy Eliscu, making it to the big screen...

Burnt Out, written, voiced, and directed by Lucy Eliscu at Queensborough Community College, has been selected by the Student World Impact Film Festival, (SWIFF) in the Short Film category.

Cat Film Festival 2021-2022

Read more about Queensborough student, Nevada Caldwell, walking the red carpet...

Her winning film short, Feline Noir, is one of just 25 short films selected from across the country to be featured in the competitive screening, which will take place on October 16 at the Village East by Angelika, 181-189 2nd Avenue, Manhattan.

Degree Requirements

Transfer & Articulation Agreements

The Film & Media Production, A.S. degree currently has articulation agreements with the following colleges and programs that allow graduates of Queensborough to complete a bachelor’s degree in an efficient manner after transfer.

Students graduating with an Associate’s degree are extremely attractive to 4-year colleges. Colleges that may have been out-of-reach financially or academically after high school, now seek to fill vacated seats in the junior year, with many offering substantial scholarships.

Before you transfer, graduate. Completing your Associate Degree first, ensures your courses & credits have lifetime value. If you transfer before you graduate, your community college credits will be evaluated course by course reducing the chances that your courses & credits will transfer. We have agreements that allow graduates of Queensborough to complete a bachelor’s degree in an efficient manner after transfer, with the following:

Brooklyn College
A.S. Film and Media Production to B.A. Film
A.S. Film and Media Production to B.A. TV and Radio

Our graduating students successfully transfer to:

CUNY (Hunter, City College, Queens College, Lehman College, York College)
SUNY (Binghamton, New Paltz, Oneonta, Oswego, Purchase)
Private (Adelphi, Marymount Manhattan)
Out-of-State (Howard University, Montclair State University)


Queensborough students come from more than 120 countries and speak some 78 different languages, reflecting the unique character of Queens (the most diverse county in the United States) with nearly equal populations of African Americans, Asians, Caucasians, & Latinos.


Intimate class sizes offering personable, individualized attention. Courses taught by professors, not teaching assistants. Professors who prioritize excellence in teaching & mentorship. Free unlimited access to support services: Academic Computing Center, Campus Writing Center, Mathematics Learning Center, & the Student Learning Center.

Queensborough has more than 400 full-time faculty with 81% having earned a doctoral or terminal degree, 3x the national average for community colleges.


For a fraction of the cost, you can complete the first 2 years (60 credits) of a traditional 4-year (120 credits) college program.

90% of our students graduate without Federal student loan debt
45% savings on tuition compared to 4-year public in-state institutions
20% savings on tuition costs compared to CUNY 4-year colleges
66% of full-time students attend Queensborough Community College tuition free

Nassau County residents may be eligible for NYC tuition rates. You don’t have to live in New York City to get the NYC tuition rate.

Nassau Residents NYC Discount Tuition Rate

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.