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MFA in Film

Welcome from Our 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

MAGDALENE BRANDEIS COHOSTS a panel on National ERA Day after screening of Equal Means Equal

MAGDALENE BRANDEIS WAS INVITED TO THE WHITE HOUSE for the March on Washington Film Festival Screening and Awards Program.

ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER Mercedes Ruehl led a Master Class in Acting for Directors this summer.

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

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.