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3210 16th Avenue W
Seattle , Washington 98119-1707

Disability Resource Office

3210 16th Ave. West
Seattle, WA 98119
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About Seattle Film Institute

Seattle Film Institute (SFI) is a distinguished for-profit private university located in the beautiful city of Seattle, Washington. As the name suggests, SFI has established itself as a premier institution for aspiring filmmakers and individuals passionate about the art of cinema. With a commitment to excellence in education and a strong focus on practical experience, SFI offers a unique and comprehensive film education that prepares students for successful careers in the dynamic world of film and media.

Situated in one of the most artistic and culturally vibrant cities in the United States, Seattle Film Institute offers an ideal environment for students to immerse themselves in the world of film and expand their creative horizons. The city of Seattle itself has a rich history in film production, with numerous movies and TV shows filmed in its unique locations. Its thriving film industry, coupled with the presence of renowned production companies, provides students with extensive opportunities for internships, networking, and exposure to the professional film community.

SFI prides itself on its commitment to providing students with a comprehensive four-year education. The institute believes in fostering a strong foundation of technical skills and theoretical knowledge while encouraging individual creativity and innovative thinking. With state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge facilities, SFI provides students with hands-on experience, enabling them to grow artistically and professionally. Whether it be screenwriting, directing, cinematography, or production design, students at SFI have access to a diverse range of coursework that caters to their specific creative interests.

The faculty at SFI consists of experienced industry professionals who are deeply passionate about imparting their knowledge and expertise to the next generation of filmmakers. These accomplished individuals bring real-world experience into the classroom, providing invaluable insights and mentorship to students as they navigate the film industry. The faculty’s dedication and commitment to excellence ensure that students receive personalized instruction, fostering a collaborative and nurturing learning environment.

In addition to its comprehensive curriculum, SFI is committed to providing students with an immersive and well-rounded educational experience. The institute hosts various events, film festivals, and guest lectures, ensuring students are exposed to diverse perspectives and emerging trends in the industry. These opportunities enhance students’ understanding of the art of filmmaking and provide them with platforms to showcase their work to professionals and fellow students.

Moreover, SFI understands the importance of accessibility and inclusivity in education. With an accessibility score of 1, SFI strives to create an environment that is welcoming and supportive for students with disabilities. The institute is dedicated to providing necessary accommodations to ensure that all students can pursue their passion for filmmaking without any barriers.

Seattle Film Institute, with its strong emphasis on practical experience, industry connections, and commitment to inclusivity, stands at the forefront of film education. As an institution at the heart of a city renowned for its artistic fervor, SFI offers an unparalleled opportunity for aspiring filmmakers to hone their craft and embark on a fulfilling career in the world of cinema.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations