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Filmmaking, MFA

Become a Complete Filmmaker. Direct, shoot, edit, sound design, and produce projects in multiple modes: narrative, documentary, experimental, animation, and new media.
  • 3

    Each student directs three motion picture projects.

  • 12

    The program accepts 12 new students each year; most courses enroll only 12 students.

  • 100

    The extensive equipment room includes over 100 digital camera packages.

Graduates are prepared for careers such as:

Learn to lead a collaborative team in realizing your artistic vision.

Learn to write, produce, shoot, light, edit, and sound mix digital media.

New media and experimental courses expand outside conventional forms.

The MFA is a terminal degree that qualifies graduates for university teaching positions.

Develop expertise in producing, screenwriting, cinematography, editing, and sound design.

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Learn To

Develop technical expertise and master cinematic storytelling, expression, and aesthetics

Develop collaborative and commercial networks with peers and professionals

I feel such a strong community here. We’re all creative in our own unique ways.
Janneke Wade-de Jong MFA in Filmmaking student
Filmmaking, MFA Program Overview