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

JEANNE APPLEGATE has 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.

FOUR FEATURES FROM KILLER FILMS made waves at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

CHRISTINE VACHON AND PAMELA KOFFLER gave an informative keynote speech at the Sundance festival's Producers Lunch, providing survival tips.

WATCH HOW TO CREATE A KILLER RESUME, the web series created by MFA in Film students.

 

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Todd Haynes talks filmmaking in exclusive video from Stony Brook University and Indiewire Watch the latest promotional video for the MFA in Film Program PBS NewsHour interviews Christine Vachon in report from 2015 Sundance Film Festival