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FilmSchool.org
4.75 star(s) 4 ratings
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MFA students learn in the most state of the art facilities rivaling the most advanced production companies in the world. You'll hone your talent...
Degrees Offered
3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Cinematography, Directing, Editing, Film & Television Production, Producing, Sound Design
Yearly Tuition
$30k to $40k
Tuition Detail
$35,214
Application Deadlines
Fall Admission Deadline: November 15th
Spring Admission Deadline: August 15th
Acceptance Rate
Lowest Accepted GPA
Earliest Int. Notification
January 3
Earliest Interview
January 18
Earliest Decision
January 25
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Film Copyright
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FilmSchool.org
4.67 star(s) 3 ratings
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16K
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The graduate programs at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Conservatory of Motion Pictures are designed to empower you with
Degrees Offered
2 Year M.A., 2 Year M.F.A., M.F.A./M.B.A. Dual Degree Program
Concentrations
Acting, Cinematography, Creative Producing, Directing, Documentary Filmmaking, Editing, Film & Television Production, News and Documentary, Producing, Production Design, Public Relations and Advertising, Sound Design, Writing and Producing for Television, Screenwriting, Film Studies, Digital Arts
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadlines
December 1
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Film Copyright
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5.00 star(s) 2 ratings
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1K
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A low-residency MFA in TV and Screenwriting with the mission of getting more women writing for TV and film.
Degrees Offered
2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Writing for Screen & Television, Screenwriting
Tuition Detail
$16,705 estimated total yearly cost, including room and board in LA.
Application Deadlines
March 1
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Film Copyright
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FilmSchool.org
5.00 star(s) 2 ratings
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11K
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The Master of Fine Arts degree in Writing for Screen and Television, is an intensive two-year degree program that concentrates on writing.
Degrees Offered
2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Screenwriting, Writing for Screen & Television
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Tuition Detail
$47,520
Application Deadlines
November 15th
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Film Copyright
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Acceptance Rate
8%
FilmSchool.org
5.00 star(s) 1 ratings
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2K
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The UCLA Master of Fine Arts degree in production with an emphasis in directing is a three- to four-year program designed to develop artists in film..
Degrees Offered
3 Year M.F.A., 4 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Directing, Film & Television Production, Producing
Yearly Tuition
$20k to $30k
Application Deadlines
November 1, 2019
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
FilmSchool.org
4.00 star(s) 1 ratings
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6K
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In the Film & Television Production program, students gain experience in the crucial leadership role of director/producer/writer, with an emphasis...
Degrees Offered
3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Film & Television Production
Yearly Tuition
$10k to $20k
Application Deadlines
December 4, 2019
GRE Required?
Yes
Portfolio Required?
Yes
ArtCenter's graduate Film program provides developing filmmakers with an immersive opportunity to refine and expand their visual storytelling abilities under the mentorship and guidance of top Hollywood talent and decision makers.
Degrees Offered
2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Film & Television Production
Yearly Tuition
$50k to $60k
Tuition Detail
$23,724 per term
FilmSchool.org
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1K
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Screenwriting Fellows find their unique voices, while learning the essence of working as part of a creative team.
Degrees Offered
2 Year Conservatory
Concentrations
Screenwriting
Yearly Tuition
$50k to $60k
Tuition Detail
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadlines
December 1, 2019
Acceptance Rate
57.58% (19 out of 33 applications)
Lowest Accepted GPA
3.5
Earliest Int. Notification
January 16
Earliest Interview
February 5
Earliest Decision
March 13
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
FilmSchool.org
Views
509
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Producing Fellows graduate with an ability to think creatively and lead with confidence and authority.
Degrees Offered
2 Year Conservatory
Concentrations
Producing
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Tuition Detail
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadlines
December 1, 2019
Acceptance Rate
63.64% (7 out of 11 applications)
Lowest Accepted GPA
3.8
Earliest Int. Notification
January 30
Earliest Interview
February 3
Earliest Decision
February 15
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
FilmSchool.org
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635
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First year editors work on six narrative digital project.
Degrees Offered
2 Year Conservatory
Concentrations
Editing
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Tuition Detail
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadlines
December 1, 2019
Acceptance Rate
83.33% (5 out of 6 applications)
Lowest Accepted GPA
3.4
Earliest Int. Notification
February 22
Earliest Interview
March 14
Earliest Decision
April 2
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
FilmSchool.org
Views
843
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The Directing program focuses on narrative, visual language and performance.
Degrees Offered
2 Year Conservatory
Concentrations
Directing
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Tuition Detail
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadlines
December 1, 2019
Acceptance Rate
25% (12 out of 48 applications)
Lowest Accepted GPA
2.8
Earliest Int. Notification
January 18
Earliest Interview
January 31
Earliest Decision
March 3
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
FilmSchool.org
Views
557
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Focusing on the art and craft of visual storytelling, Fellows receive instruction from professional cinematographers.
Degrees Offered
2 Year Conservatory
Concentrations
Cinematography
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Tuition Detail
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadlines
December 1, 2019
Acceptance Rate
44.44% (4 out of 9 applications)
Lowest Accepted GPA
3.2
Earliest Int. Notification
March 3
Earliest Interview
March 9
Earliest Decision
March 13
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Leslie Kreiner Wilson
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727
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1
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Two Year Premium Screenwriting MFA in Malibu, California
Degrees Offered
2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Writing for Screen & Television, Screenwriting
Yearly Tuition
$60k to $70k
Tuition Detail
The amount varies from year to year. Check the website: https://seaver.pepperdine.edu/admission/financial-aid/graduate/costs/
Application Deadlines
Regular Deadline 31 March
Final Deadline 30 April
Start time the following fall semester, late August
SAT Required?
No
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Film Copyright
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This school offers an MFA in Professional Screenwriting and an MFA in Digital Cinema both are Low Residency DIGITAL CINEMA MFA in Digital Cinema Production | National University - Masters Degree Film Production, Graduate Courses The Digital Cinema Production MFA prepares graduates to produce compelling visual stories for an expanding digital media marketplace. It provides hands on experience applying dramatic narrative and cinematic concepts and professional techniques from the Hollywood...
Degrees Offered
2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Film & Television Production, Screenwriting
Yearly Tuition
$30k to $40k
GRE Required?
No
FilmSchool.org
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1K
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Film ranges from narrative to experimental, animation to cinéma-vérité, screen-based to installation.
Degrees Offered
2 Year M.F.A., 3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Film & Television Production
Yearly Tuition
$20k to $30k
Application Deadlines
Until filled
June 16 (Summer Applicants)
Portfolio Required?
Yes
FilmSchool.org
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1K
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The Writing & Producing for Television program has one goal: to prepare you for a professional career in the television industry, be it network,...
Degrees Offered
3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Writing and Producing for Television
Yearly Tuition
$10k to $20k
Application Deadlines
December 4, 2019
GRE Required?
Yes
Portfolio Required?
Yes
FilmSchool.org
Views
1K
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The LMU Writing for the Screen M.F.A. teaches you how to think like a screenwriter through a progression of rigorous classes.
Degrees Offered
3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Screenwriting
Yearly Tuition
$10k to $20k
Application Deadlines
December 4, 2019
GRE Required?
Yes
Portfolio Required?
Yes
FilmSchool.org
Views
2K
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Our MFA program offers rigorous, professional training in cinema production in conjunction with an understanding of cinema history, theory and...
Degrees Offered
3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Documentary Filmmaking, Film & Television Production, Film Studies
Yearly Tuition
$20k to $30k
Application Deadlines
November 30, 2019
GRE Required?
Yes
Portfolio Required?
Yes
FilmSchool.org
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2K
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A unique three-year graduate course of study, the Film Directing Program (FDP) enables students to develop innovative approaches to storytelling...
Degrees Offered
3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Directing
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadlines
January 6, 2020
Acceptance Rate
55.17% (16 out of 29 applications)
Lowest Accepted GPA
3.55
Earliest Int. Notification
February 3
Earliest Interview
February 22
Earliest Decision
March 4
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
FilmSchool.org
Views
2K
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The Program in Film and Video is designed for students who use film and video as media for personal expression and exploration—those artists for whom
Degrees Offered
3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Film & Television Production
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadlines
January 6, 2020
Acceptance Rate
14.29% (1 out of 7 applications)
Lowest Accepted GPA
Not Reported
Earliest Int. Notification
Not Reported
Earliest Interview
Not Reported
Earliest Decision
February 4
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
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