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  • LMU - Film & Television Production (M.F.A.)
    5.00 star(s)
    Excellent choice for a well-rounded film education experience
    LMU's Film and Television Production MFA program is a great choice for students who want a well-rounded film education. You are able to make both...
    • A248
  • USC Cinematic Arts - Film and Television Production (MFA)
    2.00 star(s)
    Great Marketing, Subpar Reality
    I'm writing this review because there wasn't a lot of clear info when I was applying so I hope that this can offer some clarification beyond the...
    • Anonymous
  • USC Cinematic Arts - Film and Television Production (MFA)
    1.00 star(s)
    Hollywood Trash
    Overall, this school is what 'quantity over quality' means. The network they brag about is absolutely not as they market. The filmmakers who come...
    • soybean
  • USC Cinematic Arts - Film and Television Production (MFA)
    1.00 star(s)
    Questionable Investment
    If you don’t get a scholarship to attend USC I would advise against going. It’s too much money to throw away for a school with so many problems...
    • Anonymous
  • UCLA TFT - Screenwriting (M.F.A.)
    5.00 star(s)
    The Right Move For Me
    I have loved this program so far! For me, it was the right move. Coming from out-of-state, I learned a lot about LA and housing, but it could have...
    • Anonymous

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FilmSchool.org
5.00 star(s) 3 ratings
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12K
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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
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Screenwriting
  2. 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%
Acceptance Rate
Lowest Accepted GPA
Earliest Int. Notification
February 23
Earliest Interview
February 25
Earliest Decision
February 20
FilmSchool.org
4.67 star(s) 3 ratings
Views
17K
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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
  1. 3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Cinematography
  2. Digital Arts
  3. Directing
  4. Documentary Filmmaking
  5. Editing
  6. Film & Television Production
  7. News and Documentary
  8. Sound Design
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadlines
December 1
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
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5.00 star(s) 2 ratings
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2K
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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
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Screenwriting
  2. Writing for Screen & Television
Yearly Tuition
$20k to $30k
Tuition Detail
$20,390/Year
Application Deadlines
March 1
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
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FilmSchool.org
4.50 star(s) 2 ratings
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7K
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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
  1. 3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Film & Television Production
Yearly Tuition
$10k to $20k
Application Deadlines
December 4, 2019
GRE Required?
Yes
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Acceptance Rate
Lowest Accepted GPA
Earliest Int. Notification
January 11
Earliest Interview
January 28
Earliest Decision
March 1
FilmSchool.org
5.00 star(s) 1 ratings
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3K
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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
  1. 3 Year M.F.A.
  2. 4 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Directing
  2. Film & Television Production
  3. Producing
Yearly Tuition
$20k to $30k
Application Deadlines
NO 2020 ADMISSIONS
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Acceptance Rate
Lowest Accepted GPA
Earliest Int. Notification
January 30
Earliest Interview
February 20
Earliest Decision
March 5
FilmSchool.org
5.00 star(s) 1 ratings
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3K
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The two-year Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting program encourages students to concentrate upon the challenge of writing a well-structured story
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Screenwriting
Yearly Tuition
$20k to $30k
Application Deadlines
NO 2020 ADMISSIONS
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Acceptance Rate
Lowest Accepted GPA
Earliest Int. Notification
January 15
Earliest Interview
January 28
Earliest Decision
February 17
FilmSchool.org
3.29 star(s) 7 ratings
Views
13K
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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
  1. 3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Cinematography
  2. Directing
  3. Editing
  4. Film & Television Production
  5. Producing
  6. Sound Design
Yearly Tuition
$30k to $40k
Tuition Detail
$35,214
Application Deadlines
Fall Admission Deadline: November 15th
Spring Admission Deadline: August 15th
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Film Copyright
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Acceptance Rate
Lowest Accepted GPA
Earliest Int. Notification
January 3
Earliest Interview
January 6
Earliest Decision
January 25
The two-year MFA in Documentary Filmmaking is a program that is uniquely focused on documentary storytelling. In this program you will gain hands-on production experience, learn about the history and aesthetics of the documentary form, study documentary genres, and learn how to develop compelling, original content through a rigorous and creative development process. In your first two semesters, you learn the fundamentals of the complete documentary production process from concept to...
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Documentary Filmmaking
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadlines
December 1
Offered in conjunction with Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts and the Argyros School of Business and Economics, the three-year MBA/MFA. in Film and Television Producing is designed for people who seek management or executive level positions at production companies, talent agencies, studios or television networks. This three-year program provides a broad education of business in general and how it all works. As part of the MBA. component, you’ll study business...
Degrees Offered
  1. 3 Year M.F.A.
  2. M.F.A./M.B.A. Dual Degree Program
Concentrations
  1. Producing
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadlines
December 1
The small screen has become big—in fact, it’s huge, in terms of the opportunities open to the next generation of television writers and producers. From multi-episode shows available for streaming/binge watching, to innovative “concept” shows that vary from season-to-season around a theme or brand (think True Detective or Fargo), the world of television is wide open for innovation. And so the door is wide open for creative storytellers who see no limit to what “television” means today. Our...
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Writing and Producing for Television
  2. Writing for Screen & Television
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadlines
December 1
The 2-year MFA in Screenwriting is an intensive program designed to encourage the development of your unique storytelling voice through the exploration of the intricacies of story structure and character development. Working under the mentorship of industry active screenwriters, you’ll learn to write content for the screen in a variety of mediums including short and long form projects, episodic television and emerging media. Additionally, as a student in the MFA Screenwriting program, you...
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Screenwriting
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadlines
December 1
The MFA in Production Design is an intensive hands-on two-year program designed to equip production designers with the latest conceptual and practical skills needed to succeed and thrive as professional designers in the film and television industry.
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Production Design
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadlines
December 1
The two-year MFA in Film and Television Producing is a mentoring-focused, hands-on program that explores all aspects of film producing including both the business and creative dimensions. During your first year you will get a foundation in producing and learn the best practices in the industry. You will immediately apply these skills on various student film productions. Throughout this process, you’ll be closely mentored by our industry active faculty comprised of producers and executives...
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Producing
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadlines
December 1st
In the two-year M.A. Film Studies program, students take courses that establish the key academic methods in the fields of film and media studies, with the opportunity to personalize their degree with a choice of electives. In the second year, students work with faculty to write their Master’s thesis. At the end of the M.A. program, students present an oral defense of their thesis.
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year M.A.
Concentrations
  1. Film Studies
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadlines
December 1
FilmSchool.org
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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
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Film & Television Production
Yearly Tuition
$50k to $60k
Tuition Detail
$23,724 per term
Application Deadlines
January 15
Acceptance Rate
Lowest Accepted GPA
Earliest Int. Notification
March 20
Earliest Interview
March 23
Earliest Decision
March 16
FilmSchool.org
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2K
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Screenwriting Fellows find their unique voices, while learning the essence of working as part of a creative team.
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year Conservatory
Concentrations
  1. Screenwriting
Yearly Tuition
$60k to $70k
Tuition Detail
$63,575 first year, $65,800 second year
Application Deadlines
December 2, 2020
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Acceptance Rate
Lowest Accepted GPA
Earliest Int. Notification
January 15
Earliest Interview
January 15
Earliest Decision
March 13
FilmSchool.org
Views
712
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Producing Fellows graduate with an ability to think creatively and lead with confidence and authority.
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year Conservatory
Concentrations
  1. Producing
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Tuition Detail
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadlines
December 2, 2020
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Acceptance Rate
Lowest Accepted GPA
Earliest Int. Notification
January 17
Earliest Interview
January 27
Earliest Decision
February 15
FilmSchool.org
Views
991
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First year editors work on six narrative digital project.
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year Conservatory
Concentrations
  1. Editing
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Tuition Detail
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadlines
December 2, 2020
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Acceptance Rate
Lowest Accepted GPA
3.4
Earliest Int. Notification
January 17
Earliest Interview
February 3
Earliest Decision
March 13
FilmSchool.org
Views
1K
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The Directing program focuses on narrative, visual language and performance.
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year Conservatory
Concentrations
  1. Directing
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Tuition Detail
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadlines
December 2, 2020
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Acceptance Rate
Lowest Accepted GPA
2.8
Earliest Int. Notification
January 18
Earliest Interview
January 31
Earliest Decision
March 3
FilmSchool.org
Views
857
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Focusing on the art and craft of visual storytelling, Fellows receive instruction from professional cinematographers.
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year Conservatory
Concentrations
  1. Cinematography
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Tuition Detail
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadlines
December 2, 2020
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Acceptance Rate
Lowest Accepted GPA
Earliest Int. Notification
February 1
Earliest Interview
February 1
Earliest Decision
March 13

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