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WELCOME FROM PROGRAM DIRECTOR MAGDALENE BRANDEIS

brandeis  When you become a part of our MFA Program in Film and TV Writing, you join a community of world-class filmmakers: directors, TV writers, screenwriters, and producers who gather together in a cutting edge/urban arts incubator.  Led by legendary producer Christine Vachon of Killer Films and our stellar faculty, our mission is platform agnostic. We train students in all forms of visual storytelling.


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TV WRITING WITH ALAN KINGSBERG

alan kingsbergThrough small collaborative workshops designed to mimic professional writers rooms, intensive one-on-one advisement and supporting classes with industry professionals, Stony Brook's TV Writing curriculum will prepare you to build the professional TV writing portfolio that can launch your career in a field that is not only in a golden age of creativity but also of opportunity.

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

STUDENT KATE LEVITT  won first prize at the Nantucket Film Festival for her one-hour pilot script, Living.

MAGDALENE BRANDEIS was interviewed by New York Women In Film and Television about turning the film school model on its head.

THE WRAP MAGAZINE RANKED the Stony Brook MFA in Film program number 32 on its list of the Top 50 U.S. film schools of 2018

MFA CANDIDATE JAMES EVANS recently hosted the first annual Mastic Beach Mini Indie Film Fest.

MFA IN FILM STUDENTS Jamie DiNicola and Kathleen Harty have had their short films entered into Toronto and New York film festivals.

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SIMONE PERO WAS FEATURED in Stony Brook University News,  on the far-reaching impact Pero and her production company's films have had on the issues of child sexual abuse and gender parity.

MFA IN FILM GRAD Juhyoung Ra had her feature film, Atlantic City, screen at the 20th Annual Jeonju International Film Festival in South Korea. Read a profile on Juhyoung in the Korea JoongAng Daily.

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