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Filmmaking, B.F.A

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  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Students learn narrative filmmaking through a comprehensive curriculum including film production, screenwriting, cinematography, directing, producing, and film marketing and distribution. Within a few miles of the major entertainment studios, Woodbury’s location provides students with a host of industry resources and connections.The Filmmaking degree provides an intensive experience in both film history and practical filmmaking. Students are exposed to equipment immediately and learn as active filmmakers. They study films in our screening room, edit productions in our editing bays, and shoot footage on our soundstage. They will learn to bring their storytelling vision to life through professional faculty who nurture each student’s talents. In today’s working world, students need to learn a variety of skills to develop careers, and here they will learn directing, cinematography, writing, producing, law, and editing. Field trips exploring production houses and studios expose students to the inner-workings of the industry and connect them with a network of filmmaking professionals.

Accreditation

  • NASAD
  • WSCUC

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Film History
  • Film Production
  • Stage Grip and Lighting
  • Screenwriting
  • Sound for Film
  • Acting for Film
  • Directing
  • Production Design
  • Progress Reel

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

GPA Requirement is 2.50 minimum for all programs.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36882 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18441 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36882 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18441 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Burbank

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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