Southampton Arts MFA in Film Program

WELCOME FROM PROGRAM DIRECTOR KILLER FILMS’ CHRISTINE VACHON

vachonJanuary, 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.

Killer’s fortunes and Stony Brook’s fortunes are really going to be tied together for, I hope, a long time.

 

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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

KILLER FILMS' CAROL HAS BEEN SELECTED to the 2015 Cannes Film Festival Lineup. The film stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.

CHRISTINE VACHON DELIVERED THE FINAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival. Indiewire has the top eight things she said.

JULIANNE MOORE WINS THE OSCAR for Best Actress in Killer Films' Still Alice, adding to her Golden Globe, BAFTA and SAG awards.

FORMER STUDENT ALEXANDRA STERGIOU was one of the directors of photography for the first video in This American Life's series, "Videos 4 U."

 

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Watch the latest promotional video for the MFA in Film Program Edward Burns shares filmmaking tips in exclusive video from Stony Brook University and Indiewire PBS NewsHour interviews Christine Vachon in report from 2015 Sundance Film Festival