Chatham University

Chatham University

Film and Digital Technology

Address:

Woodland Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15232

United States

Phone:

1-412-365-1825

Fax:

1-412-365-1609

Program Information

Degree Offered:

MFA - Film and Digital Technology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This MFA program is focused on advanced project work in a range of media production areas, principally film/video, DVD and the Web. It is designed to extend and develop students’ experience and knowledge in the field of media production and their understanding of creative and critical practice within the media industries. Students in the MFA in Film and Digital Technology program are encouraged to explore the ways boundaries between previously separate forms of media production are blurring. Students will focus on developing their understanding of how emerging concepts such as interactivity, connectivity and convergence of emerging technologies such as DVD and interactive video are creating new creative possibilities, production processes and delivery systems for more traditional forms of media production, such as film and video. The program is mainly project-based, with students working in small groups on a range of media productions. Students have the ability to customize their activities according to their interests and specializations. The program includes research components, where students are asked to place their production work in broader social, historical, cultural and theoretical contexts. Particular emphasis is placed on industry, and students who complete the MFA will have a high level of industry readiness, with a realistic and well-informed sense of the career possibilities in this rapidly changing area.

Accreditation:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

International Student Requirements:

Please visit our website for International Graduate Student Admissions Requirements.

Facts & Figures

In State Tuition (per year): 24696

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999