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Enroll in the School of Motion Pictures & Television and focus your talents on directing, editing, cinematography, screenwriting, production design...
Degrees Offered
  1. 3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Cinematography
  2. Directing
  3. Editing
  4. Producing
  5. Production Design
  6. Screenwriting
Yearly Tuition
$20k to $30k
Application Deadline Details
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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
$50k to $60k
Tuition Detail
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadline Details
December 2, 2020
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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
$50k to $60k
Tuition Detail
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadline Details
December 2, 2020
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First year editors work on six narrative digital project.
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year Conservatory
Concentrations
  1. Editing
Yearly Tuition
$50k to $60k
Tuition Detail
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadline Details
December 2, 2020
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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
$50k to $60k
Tuition Detail
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadline Details
December 2, 2020
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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 Deadline Details
December 2, 2020
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MFA in Writing & Contemporary Media
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Dramatic Writing
  2. Playwriting
  3. Writing for Screen & Television
Yearly Tuition
$20k to $30k
Tuition Detail
Tuition Per Semester Unit: $840
Application Deadline Details
Priority Deadline: April 1, 2021
Final Deadline: May 1, 2021
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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 Deadline Details
January 15
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The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Screenwriting targets those who desire a professionally-oriented education and training in screenwriting for film,
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Screenwriting
Yearly Tuition
$5k to $10k
Application Deadline Details
December 4, 2020
The MFA in Television, Film and Theatre (TVFT) is a three-year, terminal degree program that prepares students for diverse professional and academic careers in content creation, acting, and writing in the narrative media. The program includes coursework in theory and aesthetics of theater, film, television and new media along with the politics of narrative, and the positioning of storytelling in the context of critical race theory, gender, and class. Students will also learn current industry...
Degrees Offered
  1. 3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Screenwriting
Yearly Tuition
$5k to $10k
Tuition Detail
Resident: $8,196.16
Non-Resident: $17,700.16
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The CSUN Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting Program offers an intensive, pragmatic terminal degree experience that prepares career-minded students..
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Screenwriting
Yearly Tuition
$10k to $20k
Application Deadline Details
February 10, 2021
The MFA Film program prepares students to create and thrive in the rapidly changing landscape of contemporary film. Our unique multidisciplinary culture provides the ideal conditions for exploring the themes and topics you care about from many perspectives, including artist, craftsperson, and entrepreneur. With the mentorship of our award-winning faculty, students strengthen conceptual capabilities, refine working methods, and expand their understanding of the moving image.
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Directing
  2. Film & Television Production
  3. Screenwriting
Yearly Tuition
$50k to $60k
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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
  1. 3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Film & Television Production
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadline Details
January 4, 2021
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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
  1. 3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Directing
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadline Details
January 4, 2021
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 Deadline Details
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 Deadline Details
December 1, 2020
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 Deadline Details
December 1
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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 Deadline Details
December 1, 2020
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3.00 star(s) 1 ratings
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The three-year MFA in Film Production is a mentoring-focused, hands-on program that explores all aspects of film production through the use of visual storytelling techniques, industry standard tools and best professional practices. Students must choose an area of specialization at the point of application in either directing, cinematography, editing or sound design.
Degrees Offered
  1. 3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Cinematography
  2. Film & Television Production
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadline Details
December 1, 2020
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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. Directing
  2. Film & Television Production
Yearly Tuition
$40k to $50k
Application Deadline Details
December 1, 2020

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