Brooklyn College (CUNY) Feirstein - MFA in Screenwriting

Screenwriting requires creativity and discipline.
Degrees Offered
  1. 3 Year M.F.A.
  1. Screenwriting
Yearly Tuition
$10k to $20k
Application Deadline Details
January 15, 2021

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What is the Application Fee? $ 65
Is a GRE required for admission? No
Is a portfolio required for admission? Yes
How many Letters of Reference are required? 2
Brooklyn College’s MFA in Screenwriting program focuses on the art of storytelling and the ideas that inspire it. In addition to writing workshops, students take classes in cinema history as well as production and post-production to understand the broader goals of filmmaking and form connections. The last two semesters of the three-year program are a thesis sequence in which the student creates two feature screenplays.

The application process for Brooklyn College includes an application, transcripts, two letters of recommendation, a resume, a statement of purpose, a short script not exceeding 10 pages in length, and two one-page synopses for feature film scripts you intend to write in the future.

Learn more about applying to Brooklyn College here.

Application Requirements

1) Individual Short Script (10 pages) and
2) Two Synopses (1page each) for Feature Film Scripts

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