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The BFA in Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media prepares aspiring writers to meet the creative and business challenges of the entertainment industry. By the time you graduate, you will have written two screenplays, three spec TV scripts, one pilot and three short film scripts. You will also work as a staff writer on two web series. So if your goal is to create a body of work that could launch your professional writing career, our program will give you the competitive edge you need.
BFA Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media Degree Requirements
After above general education requirements are met, take Liberal Arts electives as needed to fulfill the Liberal Arts unit requirement.
Undergraduate students will meet the following student performance criteria:
Story Development Skills
Written Presentation Skills
Academy of Art University Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Academy of Art University will demonstrate the ability to:
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The BFA program in Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media will teach you the skills you need to develop compelling stories for feature film, short film, television comedy or drama, and the web. Our program is designed to offer personalized attention to your imagination and originality in a highly collaborative, writing workshop environment.
Jana Sue Memel
Executive Director, School of Motion Pictures & Television and School of Writing for Film, Television & Digital Media