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Film Schools with MA, MFA, or Ph.D. programs in the United States

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Telwriting
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Two plus year MFA where each student creates the TV writing portfolio that can launch their career. In association with Killer Films. Run by Alan Kingsberg, who taught at Columbia's MFA for 17 years and has had students writing and producing shows including Billions, Stranger Things, Mozart in the Jungle, Narcos, Insecure, The Deuce, Kimmy Schmitdt, 30 Rock, Weeds, Californication, New Girl, Smash, Orphan Black. Program features small collaborative workshops that mimic writers rooms...
Degrees Offered
2 Year M.F.A., 3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Directing, Writing and Producing for Television, Writing for Screen & Television, Television
FilmSchool.org
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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
Tuition Range
$20k to $30k
Application Deadline
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
FilmSchool.org
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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
Tuition Range
$40k to $50k
Application Deadline
December 1
GRE Required?
No
Film Copyright
Student
Portfolio Required?
Yes
wawparker
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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
$16,705 estimated total yearly cost, including room and board in LA.
Application Deadline
March 1
GRE Required?
No
Film Copyright
Student
Portfolio Required?
Yes
FilmSchool.org
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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
Writing for Screen & Television, Screenwriting
Tuition Range
$20k to $30k
Application Deadline
November 15th
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Robin
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Western State Colorado University’s low-residency program offers an MA or MFA in Creative Writing with a concentration in Screenwriting. Students
Degrees Offered
4 Year B.A., 2 Year M.F.A., Summer Programs, 1 Year M.A.
Concentrations
Public Relations and Advertising, Writing for Screen & Television, Screenwriting, Film Studies
Tuition Range
$10k to $20k
Application Deadline
Preferred June 1, but has rolling admissions year round.
GRE Required?
No
SAT Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
No
FilmSchool.org
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The MFA program in Film and Media Production at UT embodies the fiercely independent spirit for which Austin’s filmmaking community is renowned.
Degrees Offered
3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Film & Television Production
Tuition Range
$10k to $20k
Application Deadline
December 1
GRE Required?
Yes
Portfolio Required?
Yes
wesross
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Offering an MA in Film Studies, an MFA in Film, and a BFA in Film.
Degrees Offered
4 Year B.F.A., 2 Year M.A., 3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Cinematography, Directing, Film & Television Production, Screenwriting, Film Studies
Tuition Range
$10k to $20k
Tuition
Graduates - funding packages generally cover the cost of tuition.
Undergraduates - scholarships are available.
Application Deadline
February 15th - graduate students
GRE Required?
No
Film Copyright
Student
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Scholarships
Yes
FilmSchool.org
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The Graduate Film program is an intensive three-year conservatory in the Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television that trains students in the
Degrees Offered
3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Directing, Film & Television Production, Screenwriting
Tuition Range
$60k and up
Application Deadline
December 1
GRE Required?
No
Film Copyright
Student
Portfolio Required?
Yes
FilmSchool.org
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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
Tuition Range
$10k to $20k
Application Deadline
December 4, 2019
GRE Required?
Yes
Portfolio Required?
Yes
FilmSchool.org
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The mission of the Film MFA in Screenwriting/Directing is to rigorously train storytellers in film, television and digital media.
Degrees Offered
2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Directing, Screenwriting
Tuition Range
$50k to $60k
Application Deadline
December 3, 2019
Acceptance Rate
29.5% (41 out of 139 applications)
Lowest Accepted GPA
2.8
Earliest Int. Notification
February 5
Earliest Interview
February 20
Earliest Decision
March 21
GRE Required?
No
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
Tuition Range
$50k to $60k
Tuition
$23,724 per term
FilmSchool.org
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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
Tuition Range
$50k to $60k
Tuition
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadline
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
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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
Tuition Range
$40k to $50k
Tuition
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadline
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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First year editors work on six narrative digital project.
Degrees Offered
2 Year Conservatory
Concentrations
Editing
Tuition Range
$40k to $50k
Tuition
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadline
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
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The Directing program focuses on narrative, visual language and performance.
Degrees Offered
2 Year Conservatory
Concentrations
Directing
Tuition Range
$40k to $50k
Tuition
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadline
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
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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
Tuition Range
$40k to $50k
Tuition
$59,348 first year $61,425 second year
Application Deadline
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
In collaboration with The Second City, DePaul University’s School of Cinematic Arts is now offering degrees in Comedy Filmmaking
Degrees Offered
2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Screenwriting
Tuition Range
$20k to $30k
Application Deadline
December 15 (Priority Deadline)
March 1 (Final Deadline)
GRE Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
FilmSchool.org
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The MFA in Writing is a three-year, full-time residency program, unique in its interdisciplinary focus.
Degrees Offered
3 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
Screenwriting
Tuition
$0 + stipend provided ($6,000/3 years)
Application Deadline
December 15
GRE Required?
Yes
Portfolio Required?
Yes
Leslie Kreiner Wilson
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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
Tuition Range
$60k and up
Tuition
The amount varies from year to year. Check the website: https://seaver.pepperdine.edu/admission/financial-aid/graduate/costs/
Application Deadline
Regular Deadline 31 March
Final Deadline 30 April
Start time the following fall semester, late August
GRE Required?
No
Film Copyright
Student
SAT Required?
No
Portfolio Required?
Yes
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