Stony Brook’s MFA in Film and Television Writing takes a hands-on approach. While Stony Brook’s main campus is located in Long Island, this program takes place at the Stony Brook Manhattan Center for Creative Writing and Film in Manhattan, exposing students to New York’s bustling entertainment industry.
At Stony Brook, students are taught how to create a tightly woven story from concept to completion. Students choose a track in either television writing or screenwriting where their...
2 Year M.F.A.
3 Year M.F.A.
Writing and Producing for Television
Writing for Screen & Television
$8,573.50 in-state/ $14,468.50 out-of-sate plus cost of attendance
The MFA degree is designed to prepare students for professional careers in film, video, and digital media. Graduates are qualified to teach at the university level. The philosophy of the program is predicated on a paradigm of independent media that values artistic expression, aesthetics, social awareness, and an articulated perspective. Students become conversant with the documentary tradition as well as with alternative media and new directions in documentary.
In addition to the core...
2 Year M.F.A.
$50k to $60k
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 9:00pm (PST)
Acceptance Rate (acc. school)
The Department admits 8 students each year to this program.
As one of the most affordable FTVDM MFA program in the nation, we pride ourselves on honing the talents of an exceptionally diverse range of student voices and visions. Creativity drives us. Empathy guides us. Stories define us.
Fall Semester – July 1 (April 15 International Applicants)
Spring Semester – November 15 (October 15 International Applicants)
May and Extended Summer Session – April 1 (February 15 International Applicants)
Summer Semester – May 1
In Film/Animation/Video students explore the art of the moving image, learning to master the tools needed to articulate a creative vision, whether using film, animation, installations, interactive media or a combination. FAV professors support the investigation of the technical, aesthetic and conceptual questions central to creating strong content with a unique voice.
In the studio, FAV majors bounce ideas off each other while focusing on making documentary, experimental and narrative films...