M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Program Description

M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

See your words in motion

At SCAD, students of dramatic writing master the nuance of language as they draft unforgettable stories for theater, film, television, feature animation and more. Our position as the premier university of art and design means you'll benefit from the trademark SCAD synergy between talented peers in every creative arena. See your work come to life through collaboration with directors, actors, designers and technicians, while you learn from industry giants who visit SCAD every year and offer personal feedback on your work.

M.F.A. in dramatic writing

Available at: - Savannah

  • ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
  • ARTH 702 Art Criticism
  • DWRI 708 Forms in Playwriting*
  • DWRI 728 Script Analysis*
  • DWRI 738 Playwriting: Elements and Execution
  • DWRI 740 Playwrights, Actors and Directors Lab
  • DWRI 775 Dramaturgy
  • DWRI 779F Graduate Field Internship†
  • DWRI 779T Graduate Teaching Internship†
  • DWRI 790 Dramatic Writing M.F.A. Thesis
  • FILM 704 Producing for Film and Television
  • FILM 706 Crafting the Short Film Screenplay
  • FILM 707 Screenwriting
  • FILM 708 Designing Shots
  • FILM 762 Writing for Television
  • FILM 763 Scripting Episodic Comedy‡
  • FILM 769 The Television Pilot‡

— 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 90 hours

Careers in dramatic writing

Become a screenwriter. Become a playwright. Become a script editor. As you learn to write for the stage, for film, and for television, you will collaborate with students in our Performing Arts, Film and Television, Animation and Sequential Art programs to develop a diverse set of skills that will make you more marketable as a professional. SCAD dramatic writing students have gone on to work for some of the leading entertainment companies in the industry — and now it's your turn to join them.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Television writer
  • Playwright
  • Film or theater critic
  • Magazine staff writer
  • Dramaturge
  • Script supervisor
  • Screenwriter
  • Theatrical agent
  • Theater consultant

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • National Geographic
  • Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival
  • HBO
  • Millenium Films
  • Walt Disney
  • Playbill
  • Pixar
  • Discovery Channel
  • Atlanta Models & Talent
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 24, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
Full time
Price
Price
Information
Deadline
Locations
France - Lacoste, Occitanie
Start date : Sept. 2018
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Hong Kong - Sham Shui Po
Start date : Sept. 2018
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
USA - Atlanta, Georgia
Start date : Sept. 2018
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
USA - Savannah, Georgia
Start date : Sept. 2018
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Dates
Sept. 2018
USA - Atlanta, Georgia
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Hong Kong - Sham Shui Po
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
France - Lacoste, Occitanie
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
USA - Savannah, Georgia
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info