College Degrees

Master of Fine Arts in Motion Picture and Television

For many students interested in film production, directing, editing, screenwriting, or digital cinematography, a Master of Fine Arts in Motion Picture and Television is the solution. A degree in this field ensures students will graduate with extensive knowledge of constantly changing technology and industry trends. Students will receive opportunities to enhance their individual creativity and vision while accepting instruction in hands-on training and commercial filmmaking. The program usually takes two to three years to finish and a team of professionals teach students the latest, most innovative technologies within this educational sector. Students procuring a Master of Fine Arts in Motion Picture and Television often become production assistants, actors, art directors, editors, film producers, and directors of photography. Opportunities are endless upon graduation and a Master in Fine Arts in Motion Picture and Television preps students to enhance needed skills for success within the motion picture industry. Through product specialization, students concentrate in documentary, narrative film, or experimental filmmaking. They also learn cinematography, production management, writing short film, and directing. Legal aspects of motion pictures are addressed, too. Students who are passionate about film and go on to obtain their Master of Fine Arts in Motion Picture and Television discover that this degree deepens their intrigue and desire to become the best in their careers upon graduation.

Example Courses

  • Film Culture
  • The Structure of Dramatic Art
  • Qualitative Research Methodologies

Potential Industries

  • Film
  • Screenwriting
  • Set Design

Colleges Offering Degree

  • Academy of Art University Online
  • Florida State University
  • University of Miami

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