University of Miami - School of Communication - (M.F.A.) Program in Motion Pictures Reviews & Admissions Statistics

The Masters of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Program in Motion Pictures at the Cinema and Interactive Media Department at the University of Miami is committed...
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Degrees Offered
  1. 3 Year MFA
  1. Film & Television Production
Tuition Range
$40k to $50k

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GRE Required?
  1. No
Portfolio Required?
  1. Yes
The Masters of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Program in Motion Pictures at the Cinema and Interactive Media Department at the University of Miami is committed to training moving image artists at the highest professional levels, offering a three-year MFA degree with flexible specialization in Producing, Directing, Screenwriting, Editing, Cinematography, Sound, Documentary, and Interactive Media creation. The MFA program in Motion Pictures emphasizes critical understanding of moving image practice in diverse social and cultural contexts for the creation of work that is relevant and impactful. The mission of the Motion Picture Program is to nurture individual creative voices and independent thinking through the creative collaborative motion picture process for careers in both screen arts and the moving image profession. This also is the preferred degree for those who wish to teach at the university level.

The MFA program provides distinctive opportunities for production experiences abroad in Guatemala, Greece and Prague, multi-specialization, professional networking opportunities, national festival exposure, LA field experience and ability to create feature film work.

The School of Communication provides tuition waivers and stipends for qualified graduate students in the form of fellowships, graduate assistantships, and federal work-study. Teaching Assistants teach independently or with faculty for as much as two years of their time at the University of Miami. Facilities of the program include 24-hour access to post-production facilities, a sound stage and a comprehensive equipment checkout system.

The University of Miami Motion Picture Faculty is comprised of nationally recognized artists, scholars and professionals - active at the highest levels of academic, professional and creative production.

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