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Producing Film, Television, and Video

American University Washington DC

20 months
32616 USD/year
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Producing Film, Television, and Video from American University Washington DC is primarily focused on the business side of the film and video industry, including financing, distribution, marketing, management, and entrepreneurship.  


Producing Film, Television, and Video from American University Washington DC curriculum also includes a scriptwriting course. This program is ideal for working adults who are interested in a career in film or video. We welcome professionals of all backgrounds.


The American University School of Communication (SOC) Master's program in Producing Film, Television, and Video prepares you for a career as a producer or production manager of a wide variety of film and video programs: independent feature films, documentary films, television programs, educational videos, and special interest videos.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Law 
  • International Film and TV Markets
  • Developing Fiction Productions 
  • Developing Nonfiction Productions 
  • Production Planning and Management
  • Media Enterprise I: Establishing the Enterprise
  • The Business of Television
  • Writing for Visual Media 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Transcripts from all previous post-secondary institution
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Portfolio (optional)
  • Admission to the program requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with at least a 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) grade point average in last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32616 USD per year during 20 months.

Tuition for National students: $1,812 Per credit hour

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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