Southampton Arts MFA in Film Program

WELCOME FROM PROGRAM DIRECTOR KILLER FILMS’ CHRISTINE VACHON

vachonSeptember 1, 2015

It’s official. On January 8, 2015, the state recognized Killer Films and Southampton Arts' pioneering new approach to academic instruction in filmmaking, and awarded the program an MFA Degree in Film, the first in the SUNY system; and, on August 24, 2015, we opened the doors to our first matriculated class of film students. And what an amazing group of students we recruited, from California to Korea, from Montreal to the U.K.

 

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WELCOME FROM ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
MAGDALENE BRANDEIS

brandeisTrue to our platform-agnostic mission, Southampton Arts’ Graduate Program in Digital Filmmaking grows out of the almost 40-year history of the Southampton Summer Writers Conference, branching off of long-established programs in theatre and creative writing, and offering classes both in Southampton and at our Stony Brook Manhattan facility on Park Avenue South at 27th Street.

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

THE MFA IN FILM PROGRAM will co-sponsor the seventh annual SUNYWide Film Festival.

JULIANNE MOORE talks with Christine Vachon in the latest edition of Interview magazine.

INDEPENDENT SPIRIT WINNER and Oscar nominee Carol has special meaning for MFA in Film students.

CHRISTINE VACHON won a Special Teddy Award at the 2016 Berlin Film Festival and was named 'Woman of the Year' by the NYU Fusion Film Festival.

JEANNE APPLEGATE had two films she edited featured at the Sundance Film Festival.

FORMER KILLER FILMS STUDENT Darcy Brislin won a $12,500 grant from the Sundance Institute.

 

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Teddy winner Christine Vachon talks about LGBT films moving from margins to mainstream Watch the latest promotional video for the MFA in Film Program Todd Haynes talks filmmaking in exclusive video from Stony Brook University and Indiewire