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.
Directing, Writing and Producing for Television, Writing for Screen & Television, Television
$8,573.50 in-state/ $14,468.50 out-of-sate plus cost of attendance
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...
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...
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...
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.
2 Year M.F.A.
Writing and Producing for Television, Writing for Screen & Television
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...