Television and Film Arts majors are prepared to explore a number of exciting, challenging, and rewarding entertainment industry positions as screenwriters, producers, directors, agents, managers, and network or studio executives.

NYC Intern students

TFA Semester in NYC

In 2013, a program was created, enabling TFA students to live and work in New York City.

Toronto International Film Festival logo

Toronto International Film Festival

Since 2010, TFA students have participated in the annual festival, attending world premieres and Q&As with the industry's leading filmmakers.

A cinema audience

Student Films

Each semester, TFA students organize public showings of their films, giving their films exposure and allowing students to discuss their work in a public forum.

Student at Oscar Night

"TFA Night at the OSCARS"

Every year, TFA students host a multimedia gala celebrating The Academy Awards. 

Ensuring our Success

TFA alumni group

Strategic Counsel

Seasoned entertainment industry professionals continually advise the TFA program to help ensure its long-term success.


Successful Career Paths

Our students have enjoyed internships and full-time positions at leading entertainment companies such as:

  • 20th Century Fox
  • Bravo
  • Comedy Central
  • Disney
  • NBCUniversal
  • NCIS
  • Nickelodeon
  • Warner Bros.
  • MTV
Kyle Bradstreet

Connected Alumni

Many Buffalo State TFA graduates have pursued highly successful careers in the entertainment industry. They regularly support the college's programs, activities, and students.

Spike Lee

Guest Artists

Artists from the entertainment industry share their experience with our students in master classes.