Masters Programs in Film Production

Compare 9 Masters Programs in Film Production

A master's degree is a graduate school degree often undertaken soon after undergraduate education. This degree demonstrates a mastery of a specific subject and generally translates into a career in a related field.

 

What is a Master in Production? This particular master's degree is focused on film and television production, and generally takes two to three years to complete. The curriculum will vary from program to program, though most schools require core classes that foster creativity and technical learning, such as cinematography, directing and producing. Other courses can include film theory, media studies and screenwriting. As a result, graduates of these programs are often well versed in the many skills necessary to produce films and television.

 

Perhaps the most notable benefit of this degree is the high level of hands-on learning and experience the curriculum affords students. This path of study prepares graduates for the fast-paced, exciting world of media, film and television. Many programs emphasize the importance of practical, experienced-based learning by requiring students to participate in internships and group projects. In this way, students pursuing the degree are able to locate their specific career interests and begin amassing valuable work experience.

 

The cost of attaining a Master in Production will vary. Some programs are more expensive than others, depending on their location and size. For more specific information regarding admission and registration costs, contact individual schools directly.

 

A master's degree in production can serve to prepare you for any number of careers, most obviously in the film and television industry. Certain programs may have a particular trajectory in mind for students, but graduates are generally well prepared for a wide range of professions, including careers as film and television producers, collaborators for media production, and film and television company executives. Some graduates have gone on to blaze their own path by putting their creativity to use and forming independent projects.

 

If you are interested in seeking out schools offering Master in Production programs, our database can be an invaluable resource. Our listing of programs worldwide can assist you in locating and applying to the school that best matches your goals. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Montage master's program – film editing

FAMU Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Campus Full time September 2018 Czech Republic Prague

If you have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in film or a related field, have a wealth of experience in film editing and wish to expand your knowledge and skills, enroll for Montage, a 3-year follow-up Master’s Program at FAMU. [+]

Masters in Film Production. The goal of the Montage Master’s program:

You will master montage as a natural way of your artistic expression and you will stand side by side with the director as his creative partner.You will have the expert ability and skills to solve various issues in composing sound and image. You will be able to approach the editing of an audiovisual work in a comprehensive manner, respecting and developing the director’s vision and the nature of the work in progress in a creative manner while using contemporary art and technology trends. You will get film editing into your blood, the montage will become your way of thinking.

Consistent work under a mentor’s leadership ... [-]

Specialist in Cinematography (equivalent to 5 year Master)

SAINT-PETERSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY OF FILM AND TELEVISION
Campus Full time 5 years September 2018 Russia Saint Petersburg

The Cinematographer specialist develops visual film or TV solutions and can manage camera crew. As he is responsible for the image quality, he should learn capabilities of modern filming equipment, illuminating and optical devices, and digital image processing systems. [+]

About the program

Specializations:

Cinematographer TV Cameraman

Qualification: Specialist

The Cinematographer specialist develops visual film or TV solutions and can manage camera crew. As he is responsible for the image quality, he should learn capabilities of modern filming equipment, illuminating and optical devices, and digital image processing systems. Graduates are ready to perform creative and production activity in Fiction, Documentary, Science-Fiction Cinematography, to do all types of filming for TV studios such as video films, commercials, TV news, documentary sketches, featured broadcasting, etc.

The Cinematographer and TV Cameraman are very similar specializations but there is a clear-cut distinction. TV Cameraman, in particular, should be able to take multicamera filming of TV program in a television format, whereas Cinematographer, while shooting a film, has to think of all ways of image processing which is not applicable to Television area. Students have their training at the Camerawork Art Department headed by Nikolay Volkov, a famous Cinematographer and Honored Art Worker of RF. And other distinguishing people contribute to the development of the Department like Dmitry Dolinin, Honored Art Worker of RSFSR and Laureate of the State Prize of USSR, and Sergey Astakhov, Two-time Laureate of the State Prize of RF.... [-]


Master Dj Producer

DJ Productor
Campus Full time 9 months September 2018 Spain Madrid

This multi-module course consists of a 9-month master's degree in which permanent practices are included. It has a personalized method designed so that in addition to learning, get support according to your needs and live a unique experience in a different and modern school. [+]

This multi-module course consists of a 9-month master's degree in which permanent practices are included. It has a personalized method designed so that in addition to learning, get support according to your needs and live a unique experience in a different and modern school. The Master DJ Producer Is a course with professional experts in each of the areas of learning, who will put at your disposal your knowledge and years of experience working with artists and projects of international stature.

This master's degree can be started any month of the year.

DJ Productor, music production school and DJ is the first and only Ableton Certified Training Center in Madrid, with which you will have exclusive support and a specialized study program.... [-]


Master in Producing

American Film Institute
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Los Angeles

Developing in-depth knowledge of all aspects of creative and physical production, Producing Fellows graduate with an ability to think creatively and lead with confidence and authority. [+]

Developing in-depth knowledge of all aspects of creative and physical production, Producing Fellows graduate with an ability to think creatively and lead with confidence and authority.

First year Fellows produce three narrative projects in collaboration with Fellows from other disciplines. They participate with their teams in both creative and production meetings, during which their individual projects are discussed and developed. Producing Fellows also attend weekly workshops and seminars where they learn about the producer's role and responsibilities in the filmmaking process.

In the second year, producers team with Fellows in other disciplines to create a short narrative thesis production. Additionally, they are required to develop a feature film or television project as an integral component of their individual thesis portfolio. Producing Fellows also engage in a series of workshops and seminars on all aspects of creative entrepreneurial producing.... [-]


Specializing Master in International Screenwriting and Production

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC)
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Milan Rome Piacenza Ghana Accra Cremona + 5 more

The Master in International Screenwriting and Production is a graduate program that aims at creating professional scriptwriters, story editors, and producers, providing them with a thorough understanding of the audiovisual industry and a strong knowledge of the storytelling techniques, which are the heart of every project of feature film and television series. [+]

The Master in International Screenwriting and Production is a graduate program that aims at creating professional scriptwriters, story editors, and producers, providing them with a thorough understanding of the audiovisual industry and a strong knowledge of the storytelling techniques, which are the heart of every project of feature film and television series.

The MISP is a full-time intensive course, with a maximum enrollment of 42 students.

The diploma, issued by Università Cattolica, is recognized as a first level Master’s degree by the Italian Government.

Learning Objectives

The MISP will allow students to acquire the required knowledge to work in the entertainment industry, both as writers and/or professionals working in production or distribution companies, TV networks, talent agencies or as production assistants.... [-]


Master in Film Editing

American Film Institute
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Los Angeles

The Editing program is designed around the aesthetic, technical, and collaborative aspects of post-production with the primary focus on storytelling. Fellows develop the skills to be editors, assistant editors and post-production producers while collaborating with other team members. [+]

The Editing program is designed around the aesthetic, technical, and collaborative aspects of post-production with the primary focus on storytelling. Fellows develop the skills to be editors, assistant editors and post-production producers while collaborating with other team members.

The Sony Digital Arts Center is an Avid based state-of-the-art post-production facility.

During the first year, editors work on six narrative digital projects — with instruction including not only picture and visual effects editing but also the aesthetics of sound design — as they create and mix sound with Pro Tools audio workstations.

Second-year editing Fellows collaborate on two film or high-definition digital projects, taking them through a complete post-production process, replicating a studio or independent production and developing professional relationships with outside vendors.... [-]


Master in Sound Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Savannah Atlanta Hong Kong Sham Shui Po France Lacoste + 4 more

Pursue your passion for sound design at the first and only university to confer B.F.A., M.A. and M.F.A. degrees in the field. You will be immersed in a curriculum that models the workflow of professional media production, taking your work to the next level even before you graduate. [+]

The sound of success

Pursue your passion for sound design at the first and only university to confer B.F.A., M.A. and M.F.A. degrees in the field. You will be immersed in a curriculum that models the workflow of professional media production, taking your work to the next level even before you graduate. At SCAD, you'll also benefit from collaboration with peers in other film and digital media departments, working together to develop films, animation, and video games.

M.A. in sound design

Available at: - Savannah

CINE 703 Research Methodology in Cinema Studies SNDS 705 Production Mixing SNDS 729 Theory and Practice in Sound Design SNDS 730 Scoring to Picture SNDS 734 ADR and Foley Mixing SNDS 737 Game Audio Design* SNDS 743 Postproduction Methodologies* SNDS 749 Sound Design M.A. Final Project ... [-]

Master in Production Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Savannah Atlanta Hong Kong Sham Shui Po France Lacoste + 4 more

At SCAD, our production design program is bursting at the seams with opportunity. Through a department committed to a comprehensive approach, our students have opportunities many production designers only dream of, regularly contributing to projects with big names and industry powerhouses. [+]

Set the stage for success with production design

At SCAD, our production design program is bursting at the seams with opportunity. Through a department committed to a comprehensive approach, our students have opportunities many production designers only dream of, regularly contributing to projects with big names and industry powerhouses. Our production design alumni are employed around the world at 20th Century Fox, Discovery Communications, Food Network, HBO, HGTV, MTV Networks, NBC Universal, New American Shakespeare Tavern, Nickelodeon and the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts. Follow their lead.

M.A. in production design

Available at: - Savannah

ARTH 701 Contemporary Art CLC 580 Collaboration* PROD 720 Production Design Theory and Practice PROD 726 Production Design Studio I: Conceptualization PROD 730 Script Analysis and Conceptualization PROD 745 Decorative Arts: Context in Storytelling PROD 749 Production Design M.A. Final Project PROD 756 Evolution of Production Design ... [-]

Master of Media Arts and Production

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1.5 - 2.5 years January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Media Arts and Production course is designed for graduates in media production, or those with significant experience in the field, to allow them to advance their skills and theoretical understanding of the consumption and production of media products. The course further develops professional, specialised skills and knowledge in at least one area of media production: digital media, sound, interaction and moving image. With guidance from faculty experts, students can also create a major piece of production work in film, video, sound, radio, digital media, performance or installation. [+]

This course is designed for graduates in media production, or those with significant experience in the field, to allow them to advance their skills and theoretical understanding of the consumption and production of media products.

This course aims to provide students with the opportunity to develop advanced production and conceptual skills in media production. Through the research and production of a creative project, students increase their capacity for developing independent, creative and innovative projects. The course gives students the option to experience the creative and technical development of a significant production, or to focus their skills in one key area of the media industries. ... [-]