Film and Creative Media—Writer/Director Emphasis

MFA Degree Program
Total Hours Required - 62

Fall—Year 1 Hours
FCM 5002 Story and Structure 2
FCM 5033 Film Production I 3
FCM 5303 Post Production 3
FCM 5A7V Writers in Development 2
Spring—Year 1 Hours
FCM 5342 Cinematography and Lighting 3
FCM 5272 Acting for Directors 2
FCM 5083 Screenwriting I 3
     
Summer—Year 1 Hours
FCM 5233 Cannes Film Festival 3
FCM 5312 Film Sound 2
FCM 5A6V Producing for the Client 2
FCM 5263 Producing 3
Fall—Year 2 Hours
FCM 5323 Film Directing 3
FCM 5173 Screenwriting II 3
FCM 5332 Advanced Film Theory 2
FCM 5102 Cinematic Aesthetics 2
Spring—Year 2 Hours
FCM 5073 Film Production II 3
FCM 5252 Transmedia Storytelling 2
FCM 5162 Redemptive Media 2
FCM 5153 TV Writing 3

 During the summer of a Grad Student's second year they have the option to go to LA, to complete of their final course work and an internship.

Summer—Year 2 Hours
FCM  Advanced Film Production (LA) 2
FCM 5413  Writers Room Intensive (LA) 3
FCM Industry Internship 3
     
Fall—Year 3 Hours
FCM 5133 Portfolio 3
FCM 5243 Adv. Digital Entertain. Law 3
FCM 5433 Austin Screenwriting Conference 3

Contact Us

Melissa Forte
Chair and Professor, Cinematic Arts
615.966.5693
800.333.4358, x. 5693
melissa.forte@lipscomb.edu