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Film and Television Production

University of Southern California

36 months
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60446 USD/year
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About

Everywhere you look these days, there are screens that need content. The Division of Film and Television Production offered at University of Southern California teaches students how to make compelling, in-demand content for screens of every size-whether it's IMAX or a hand-held device. Apply to the Film and Television Production MFA program at University of Southern California.

Overview

At University of Southern California, students quickly become adept at the tools of the trade, from cameras, light kits, and editing software to the newest cutting-edge techniques and technologies that are changing the professional production process. 

Curriculum requirements

The Film and Television Production MFA program at University of Southern California requires a minimum of 52 units in cinematic arts at the 400 or 500 level. At least two-thirds (35) of the units must be at the 500 level. A thesis is not required for the MFA degree.

The Film and Television Production MFA program at University of Southern California review committee panel evaluates applications for originality, clarity, personal insight and artistic excellence. There are no admission interviews but applicants may be contacted for more information or clarification of submitted materials. The committee ensures that all applicants are judged equitably by limiting evaluation to the items listed. Incomplete applications, or applications not submitted as requested, cannot be considered.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Inside the Business of Film and Television 
  • Acting for Film and Television 
  • Writing for Film and Television Genres 
  • Seminar in film and Television Authors 
  • Non-Fiction Film and Television 
  • Seminar in film and Television Genres 
  • Collaborative Directing for Film and Television 
  • Pitching for Film and Television 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

52 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • USC Graduate Application for Admission
  • SlideRoom Application
  • Cinematic Arts Supplemental Materials Cinematic Arts Personal Statement
  • Writing Sample (pick one: A or B or C)
  • Visual Sample (Video or Photo Option)
  • Creative Portfolio List
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Official Transcripts (From all Academic Institutions Attended)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    60446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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