Build your career in film with a graduate degree in film from Emerson College. Whether your interests in film are writing, editing, or production, our prestigious graduate programs immerse you in the world of film and television, exposing you to networking and learning opportunities with award-winning filmmakers and screenwriters.

Explore a film degree in:

  • Film and Media Art MFA
  • Writing for Television and Film MFA

Our graduate film programs are designed to enhance your career, regardless of your current experience level. You’ll learn the foundations needed to enter your industry or earn yourself a promotion.

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Programs to help you write moving stories or bring stories to life.

MFA in Film and Media Art

Find new ways to tell stories and create impactful films that challenge, move, and inform through traditional and emerging media forms—from documentaries to avant-garde art pieces. For production through editing and post-production, enjoy access to the latest in audio, video, film, and new media facilities and equipment. Flexible curriculum accommodates advanced standing based on prior education and experience.

MFA in Writing for Film and Television

Develop your screenwriting skills and build a complete portfolio of professional-caliber work under the guidance of talented mentors and instructors who are working screenwriters, producers, and independent filmmakers. Our low-residency-program emphasizes the art and business of film and television writing, as well as innovative writing for other emergent forms of media. Begin each semester with a week-long residency featuring seminars, screenings, master classes, workshops, and pitch sessions based in Boston or LA.

Why Emerson

Become a creative force at Emerson College, the nation’s premier institution of higher learning devoted to communication and the arts. Emerson College draws independent minds from diverse backgrounds around the world, and our graduate programs offer a creative learning experience in flexible formats that enable you to advance your passion into an inspiring career.