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WELCOME FROM PROGRAM DIRECTOR MAGDALENE BRANDEIS

brandeis  When you become a part of our MFA Program in Film and Television Writing, you join a community of world-class filmmakers: directors, television 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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Television 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 Television Writing curriculum will prepare you to build the professional television 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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Film news during the Coronavirus

Amazing conversations with heavy hitters about independent film directing in the new world.

 

Tips from the Writers Room

Writers and showrunners share tips about working in professional writers rooms

 

 

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

JOHN KIM'S SHORT FILM has been selected to the Asian American International Film Festival

CHRIS ARNOLD'S SCRIPT, Cornerstone, won the Best Student Script Award

ADA LEE HALOFSKY won a screenwriting award at the Women's Comedy Film Festival

CHRISTINE VACHON spoke with Variety about the future of gender-nuetral acting awards

THE VENICE FILM FESTIVAL was a memorable one for Christine Vachon and Killer Films' latest, 'The World to Come'

SOCIAL IMPACT FILMMAKING program teaches "Passion to Make a Difference"

TOM OF YOUR LIFE, a new film produced by graduate James Sharpe, is getting rave reviews

2018 STUDENT JAMIE DINICOLA is producing a four-part docuseries, Trans in Trumpland

KILLER FILMS HAS SIGNED first-look development deals with MGM to produce content for film and television across multiple genres and platforms

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