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Do you want to write for SNL, Fallon, The Daily Show, Kimmel, Black Lady Sketch Show, Samantha Bee, Alternatino, I Think You Should Leave, Amber Ruffin, Colbert, Seth Meyers, Watch What Happens Live and more?
Join Emmy-nominated instructor Holly Wortell as she examines the successful writing elements of late night TV talk shows and sketch comedy shows.
Learn joke and sketch writing format and structure, satire, content creation, how to identify trends in current shows, and how to create...
Please note: Advanced workshops in Screenwriting and Writing for Television are only available to students who have successfully completed the Professional Program in Screenwriting or Writing for Television.
The Professional Program in Directing provides an overview of the art and craft of Directing in the current film and television industries.
This graduate-level competitive admission program is taught in small seminar-style lectures by credentialed industry guest speakers who provide current insights, demonstrations, and question and answer opportunities.
Over the course of 38 sessions, students learn the tools needed to navigate the studios, the independent entities, and the television...
Embedded within film, documentary, viral video and interactive content, animation is one of the most creative, effective and visually captivating storytelling mediums available to us today. This certificate blends technical instruction in animation, digital illustration, non-linear editing and sound design, with drawing, composition and narrative structure in a way that enables students to develop authentic characters, make images move and tell stories that come alive. Through projects and...
Whether you work in film and media already or have a passion for the subject and want to kickstart a career, this bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies online with a focus in film and media studies prepares you to think critically and lead with integrity within this rapidly evolving field.
Through the UWW Interdisciplinary Studies program, you can tailor this degree with online courses in filmmaking, digital narrative production, screenwriting, TV pilot script, visual...
The San Francisco Film School is a nationally accredited educational institution specializing in the training and development of film and media professionals. Since our inception, we have dedicated our school to the re-imagination of the film school model, and to building a more creative educational environment. We nurture the aspiring filmmaker’s aesthetic spark while providing the critical hands-on training necessary to have a successful career in the film, television and new media...
At Santa Monica College, we offer film studies and film production courses designed to equip you with the contextual and technical skills needed for careers in entertainment. Our film program is recognized by Festival de Cannes, the Santa Monica International Film Festival, the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards (LAIFFA), the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA), and over 150 other reputable industry organizations and awards.
NFTS’ core film certificate program prepares you for diverse industry careers, from VFX artist to film director. This part-time, six-month course consists of 48 classes taught on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings online and ends with a five-day, hands-on practicum at the Beaconsfield campus.
Explore film as an art form while learning practical skills to create the “film package.” This core assignment spans the length of the program and requires you to complete a screenplay, pitch...
If you’ve heard of Project Runway, then Parsons School of Design will ring a bell — but you might not know that the historic New York City art school also offers film certificate programs. Film certificate students in both programs enjoy access to a plethora of local film institutions, film festivals, and insights from industry professionals.
Unlike other film certificate programs, Television and Film Production at Fullerton College delves into writing and producing for radio as well as other niche areas of filmmaking, not limited to media aesthetics, world cinema across the 20th century, and non-linear editing. Ideal for economical filmmakers, Fullerton College is only a 1-2 hour drive from Los Angeles’ major motion picture studios but offers a 12.2% reduction in cost of living. And as one of the oldest community colleges in the...
Our two-year master’s program prepares students for advanced work in Cinema and Media Studies, or for careers in teaching at the elementary, secondary, or junior college levels. In addition, M.A. students will emerge with:
) an interdisciplinary understanding of the field from a humanistic perspective;
) awareness of the relationship between their scholarly practice and the communities in which we live;
) basic reading knowledge in at least one language other than English;
) the ability...
This unique MA programme is based within a university but run by leading film practitioners, ensuring that you receive the highest-quality practice-based learning. You have your own camera equipment throughout and we provide editing facilities. The degree is taught in two studios – either ‘Ethnographic and Documentary Film’ or ‘Documentary Fiction’. Documentary Fiction explores the boundaries of fiction and non-fiction, bringing elements of performance into documentary filmmaking.
The MA Film Studies reflects UCL's particular research strengths in cinema history across an exceptionally broad range of cinemas in terms of the scope and diversity of the programme. We offer modules in cinemas from Europe, East Asia, Africa and the Americas, and our academic staff utilise a wide array of theoretical approaches to screen media in the classroom: from film theory and political economy, to cultural studies and critical media studies.
UCLA TFT’s Cinema & Media Studies MA program offers two distinct MA tracks: Integrated Degree Track (MA/Ph.D.) and the Professional Track (MA Professional). The Integrated Degree Track prepares graduate students for academic careers in film, such as teaching film at the undergraduate level or graduate level and doctoral cinema studies. It also includes some practical instruction in screenwriting and other facets of filmmaking.
The Professional Degree Track prepares graduate students for...
UCLA TFT’s Animation MFA program follows a “one person, one film” approach to give graduate students the creative freedom to set their own direction and explore a myriad of animation styles: conceptual, narrative, experimental, and more.
Founded in 1948, the program is headed by Emmy Award-winning animation director Chuck Sheetz (The Simpsons) and taught by other accomplished animators. The Walter Lantz Digital Animation Studio exposes Animation MFA students to the latest CG innovations in...
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