Master's Degree in Film Studies in Los Angeles in USA

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Film Studies

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

The study of film involves a wide variety of different topics, including directing, production, history, and criticism. Students often analyze everything from film structure and storytelling to visual symbolism and social context.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

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Master in Film Editing

American Film Institute
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 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. [+]

Masters in Film Studies in Los Angeles in USA. 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. 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. First Year Curriculum PRN 510: Introduction to Cycle Production – Boot Camp PRN 511: Cycle Production I PRN 512: Cycle Production II & III PRN 521 & 522: Narrative Workshop and Analysis EDT 511 & 512: Editing Workshop EDT 521 & 522: The Art and Craft of Editing/Dramatic Analysis CON 511 & 512: Master Seminars CON 521 & 522: American Approaches to Film Year One Portfolio Review Second Year Curriculum PRN 610: Thesis Production – Editing EDT 611 & 612: Advanced Editing Workshop EDT 621 & 622: Advanced Art & Craft of Editing EDT 670: Internship Practicum EDT 690: Thesis Portfolio – Editing CON 621 & 622: World Approaches to Film [-]

Master in Producing

American Film Institute
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 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. First Year Curriculum PRN 510: Introduction to Cycle Production – Boot Camp PRN 511: Cycle Production I PRN 512: Cycle Production II & III PRN 521 & 522: Narrative Workshop and Analysis PRN 532: First Year Development Workshop (Second Term) (1 Credit Hour Total) PRO 511 & 512: Producing Workshop PRO 511.1: Producing Workshop (Development) PRO 521: The Art and Craft of Producing: Line Producing/Dramatic Analysis PRO 522: The Art and Craft of Producing: Part 1 – Creative Producing; Part 2 – Understanding Editing for Creative Producing CON 511 & 512: Master Seminars CON 521 & 522: American Approaches to Film PRO 531: Acting Techniques For Producers Pro 532: Script And Coverage... [-]

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Film and Television

Mount Saint Mary's University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2017 USA Los Angeles + 1 more

The two-year, 52-unit Master of Fine Arts in Film & Television Program at Mount Saint Mary’s University provides students with all of the essential skills to create and produce professional films and build a body of work that demonstrates their abilities in each aspect of the creative and technical process in a professional studio setting. [+]

Masters in Film Studies in Los Angeles in USA. The two-year, 52-unit Master of Fine Arts in Film & Television Program at Mount Saint Mary’s University provides students with all of the essential skills to create and produce professional films and build a body of work that demonstrates their abilities in each aspect of the creative and technical process in a professional studio setting. The centerpiece of the department’s curriculum is to encourage collaborative filmmaking, innovative thinking, and critical hands-on understanding of new technologies while using the latest equipment. Class sizes are small, with a student to faculty ratio of 18:1, to allow personalized one-on-one instruction and mentoring from leaders in the film and television industry. Fundamental Courses To be taken in the first year and prior to beginning any Thesis work. FLM 210A Cinema Production 1 FLM 210B Cinema Production 2 FLM 221A Post-Production Audio 1 FLM 230A Editing 1 Core Program Courses Students must take at least 12 Units from the following core program courses: FLM 200A Screenwriting 1 FLM 211A Cinematography 1 FLM 214 The Documentary FLM 240A Producing 1 FLM 250 History of American Cinema FLM 260A Acting 1 FLM 290A Directing 1 Elective, Internship or Directed Study Students must take at least 9 Units of Elective, Internship or Directed Study courses. Electives may include any graduate film courses from the catalog, but may not double count. Special permission is needed to take courses outside the film program Thesis and Capstone Students must first complete all... [-]