San Francisco State University - School of Cinema (M.F.A.)

Degrees Offered
3 Year M.F.A.
Documentary Filmmaking, Film & Television Production, Film Studies
Yearly Tuition
$20k to $30k
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Application Deadline
November 30, 2019
Our MFA program offers rigorous, professional training in cinema production in conjunction with an understanding of cinema history, theory and aesthetics. The faculty supports production practice in diverse forms – narrative, experimental, documentary, animation, or hybrid, and our graduate writer/directors become skilled in both traditional cinematic and emerging digital technologies. The MFA program also prepares filmmakers to teach cinema at the college or university level. Cinema’s creatively active faculty regularly share from their own production experiences, coordinate master classes with distinguished practicing professionals, arrange for visiting independent filmmakers to screen contemporary work, and facilitate student connection with local cinema and arts organizations.
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