Film and Animation, Master | Rochester Institute of Technology | Rochester, United States
36 months
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54176 USD/year
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About

The Film and Animation program of Rochester Institute of Technology brings your stories to life as you explore the depths of the film industry.

Overview

In the Film and Animation program of Rochester Institute of Technology students create live-action production, scripts, 2D, 3D, or stop motion animation that is unique. The School of Film and Animation houses state-of-the-art facilities, including full production facilities. 

The program is also supported by highly specialized faculty from RIT's photography, imaging science, computer science, information technology, and design programs.

Goals

The program provides students with the opportunity to use animation, filmmaking, and other imaging arts as a means to:

  • pursue a career and earn a livelihood.
  • enrich their personal lives and society as a whole.
  • encourage a sense of community, creativity, scholarship, and purpose.

Plan of study

The MFA in film and animation offers four options:

  • 2D animation concentrates on traditional forms drawn by hand, a mixture of both traditional and digital, or all digital origination. Students may concentrate their studies on stop motion puppet animation.
  • 3D animation courses focus on advanced 3D modeling, lighting, texturing, and animating in a 3D space.
  • Production allows students to develop and refine their creative approach to fictional narrative, documentary, and experimental live action filmmaking.
  • Screenwriting is an opportunity for students to complete short films with a concentration in creating feature, short, and series length screenplays.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 2D Animation I: Fundamentals
  • Basic Sound Recording
  • Graduate Seminar
  • History and Aesthetics of Animation
  • 3D Animation Fundamentals
  • Stop Motion Puppet Fundamentals

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Priority deadline: February 1

Credits

65 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an online graduate application. Refer to Graduate Admission Deadlines and Requirements for information on application deadlines, entry terms, and more.
  • Submit copies of official transcript(s) (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work, including any transfer credit earned.
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree (or US equivalent) from an accredited university or college.
  • Recommended minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (or equivalent).
  • Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae.

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Rochester

925 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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Financing

Interested in financing your studies? Find a student loan that works for you.

Financing partner MPOWER Financing Student Loans between $2,001 - $100,000

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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