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ECAA will be offering several courses this coming Fall, Winter and Spring in Riverside!
All courses held in Riverside, CA please click for MAP unless they are online.
Online courses are year-round. You can find ONLINE courses here.

Acting classes for both children and adults.

Film Production classes.

Screenwriting classes.


Monday Nights (Youth/Kids Courses)

Kids On-Camera Audition Prep - 4:45 - 6:30pm / Dec. 5th and 12th
Acting for the Camera II for KIDS! 4:45pm - 6:15pm / Nov. 19th - Nov. 26th

Monday Nights (Ages 13 +/Adults)

Film Production (Ages 15+) 6:30pm - 8:30pm /Nov. 3rd - 17th
Directing Actors (Ages 13+) 6:30pm - 8:30pm / January 7th -21st

Wednesday Nights (Ages 13 +/Adults)

Introduction to Screenwriting (Ages 15+) 6:30pm - 8:30pm / January 9th - January 30th
Acting for the Camera II for Adults! 6:30pm - 8:30pm / Nov. 7th - Nov. 28th
On-Camera Improv Acting - 6:30pm - 8:30pm / Dec. 5th and 12th

Enroll for Riverside classes at RIVREG.ORG

*Some courses in Riverside may require a small material fee of $10.



Spring Courses Roundup, 2018!

Students at ECAA have been busy with on-camera acting studies as well as shooting their films! Congrats to our Actors who appeared in the short films The Creepy Gallows and Whisper Out Loud, and who also appeared in two student-produced commercials for ICE and Voyagers 2: The Game of Flames (Book Commercial). Below are some posters and production stills to highlight some of the student's work this Spring. ECAA will be gearing up for two more short film productions this summer, so be sure to enroll if you want to participate at RIVREG.ORG

whisper   creepy


gun   elevator

sisters   floor

If you are interested in volunteering at any capacity, please email
ECAA'S Film Production summer course will begin this July 9th. If you are interested in working on film crew for the short film (at any capacity, such as camera, lighting, etc.), then enroll at now!
To watch the films and commercials produced at ECAA, please visit the site's Films page here and the Commercials page here.
For new and returning students, don't forget to enroll through the City of Riverside at RIVREG.ORG !


Summer Courses are here!

This summer, ECAA will be offering Introduction to Screenwriting and Advanced Screenwriting. So be on the look out, Screenwriters! Be prepared to enrich your creativity and to learn both the craft and business of Screenwriting!

To enroll in courses, please visit and type in the name of the course in the search box of classes.



Entertainment and Cinematic Arts Academy @ 2018
Location: Cesar Chavez Community Building, 2060 University Avenue, Riverside, CA 92507

ECAA offers courses in Riverside, CA!

ECAA offers courses in Entertainment. Click here for the latest offerings. Click here for the latest online courses.