Top 10 Film School
Dodge College is recognized as one of the top ten film schools in the world and ranked #6 by The Hollywood Reporter among American film schools.
学院下面有提供9个programs，其中只有M.F.A. in Film Production有导演方向
M.F.A. Documentary Filmmaking
M.F.A. Film Production
M.A. Film Studies
M.F.A. Film and Television Producing
M.F.A. Production Design
M.F.A. Television Writing and Producing
J.D./M.F.A Film and Television Producing
M.B.A./M.F.A Film and Television Producing
项目1：M.F.A. in Film Production
The three-year M.F.A. in Film Production is a mentoring-focused, hands-on program that explores all aspects of film production through the use ofstorytelling, industry standard tools and best practices. Students must choose an area of specialization at the point of application in either directing, cinematography, editing or sound design
director area of study课程设置
Fundamentals of Visual Design and Production
Fundamentals of Screenwriting
Fundamentals of Directing
Evolution of Narrative Film
Thesis in Film Production 12
Creative Portfolio List
Upload a one (1) to two (2) page list of activities that demonstrates your potential in your area of chosen specialization focusing on creative accomplishments. Include in this list specific items that you could submit, if requested, to Dodge College of Film and Media Arts. Each listing should include a brief description of the work and your role in its creation.
Transformational Moment Essay
Submit a two (2) page essay describing a transformational moment in your life that fundamentally changed you as a person. Explain how you gained wisdom and greater understanding of the human condition as a result of this experience. Essays should be typed, single-spaced, 12 pt. Times New Roman font, one-inch margins on all sides.
Thesis Film Essay
In your final year at Dodge as an MFA directing candidate you will make a 20-25 minute long thesis film. If you had to write the script of this thesis film today, what story would you tell? In no more than one (1) page, please write a treatment for the thesis film you would like to make. It should have a beginning, middle and end and should be your original story and not adapted from material authored by someone else. Take care to limit your story to what can be shot in eight days for $ 15,000 – $20,000. Essays should be typed, single-spaced, 12 pt. Times New Roman font, one-inch margins on all sides
Pick one (1) of the scenarios below and write a compelling dramatic scene. This may be written in no more than two (2) pages as a short story, single spaced, or in no more than five (5) pages as a screenplay. We are looking for the strength in your storytelling ability.
1.Two siblings who have not spoken to each other in ten years await the start of their father or mother’s funeral and there is a monumental shift in their relationship.
2.A couple whose marriage is on the verge of falling apart gets stuck in the snow bank together without a working mobile phone, and the best and the worst of their relationship comes out.
3.Three strangers waiting outside a hospital emergency room, meet by chance, and it changes their lives