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MA in Film and Video


The goal of this program is to prepare you for a career as a successful storyteller in film and video productions, including documentaries, feature films and television.


You master the professional skills including scriptwriting, cinematography, lighting, sound recording, and editing. In addition, you learn the historical, conceptual and aesthetic foundations and frameworks of the art form and the industry. There is also an extensive exposure to the latest in new media as it relates to effective storytelling.

Professional Resources

You have an opportunity for a stimulating internship with a national media company or network and also for an intensive semester in Prague. The program is very flexible to allow for general exploration in all aspects of film and video making or to allow for a concentration in one area of expertise. The award-winning faculty who teach in the program are available for advising and mentoring. All students are encouraged to participate in the courses, seminars, and screenings provided by our Center for Social Media and Center for Environmental Filmmaking.

Admission, course and computing requirements