The UNLV Department of Film offers a Master of Fine Arts degree in Writing for Dramatic Media. This terminal film degree provides students with opportunities to develop motion picture screenplays, stage plays, television series, content for the Internet, mobile communication, and game-scripting. This is in keeping with the narrative driven curriculum of the Film Department as a whole. This M.F.A. professional training program presents superior academic and artistic standards for the candidates. They are challenged to elevate their talent and craft to levels of excellence to make for seamless transfers into careers in the entertainment industry. Students completing the three-year program will have a significant group of feature motion picture and television scripts that have been honed to the sharpest professional sensibility. In addition to faculty with professional experience, the students are exposed to a variety of guests who are working in the industry.
Francisco Menendez, Chair
Sean Clark, Graduate Coordinator
Graduate Certificate in Writing for Dramatic Media
Master of Fine Arts - Writing for Dramatic Media