Master of Arts in Film and Media

General

Program Description

Develop the expertise, resources, and relationships you need to work in the film and media business with Johns Hopkins’ Advanced Academic Programs Master of Arts in Film and Media. This 30-credit program gives you the tools and guidance to cultivate your own point of view, mission, distinctive storytelling approach, and professional portfolio in your area of focus.

Build a broad knowledge of industry fundamentals in classes taught by practicing writers, producers, sound professionals, and creators. You will also attend numerous guest lectures taught by industry-leading creatives and have the unique opportunity to learn from visiting artists (funded by grants from Sundance) who are experts in immersive storytelling.

Develop deep expertise by choosing one of three concentrations:

  • Writing: Learn to write original TV series scripts and feature film screenplays, as well as how to write for various digital media platforms
  • Sound: Develop advanced skills in recording, editing, designing, and mixing sound across all TV, film, and digital formats.
  • Business: Become fluent in the mechanics and changing the landscape of the media business, including the legal, development, financing, marketing, distribution, and physical production aspects of the business.

You will gain broad exposure to the film and media industry through required core courses in filmmaking, writing, sound, business fundamentals, and immersive storytelling. Graduate with a portfolio of work samples in your area of concentration — and with the skills to make your film and media dreams reality.

Last updated Sep 2019

About the School

Founded in 1876, Johns Hopkins University, a top-tier research university with campus locations in Maryland and Washington, DC, has been dedicated to educating its students and cultivating their capac ... Read More

Founded in 1876, Johns Hopkins University, a top-tier research university with campus locations in Maryland and Washington, DC, has been dedicated to educating its students and cultivating their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world. Read less