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Master of Fine Arts in TV and Screenwriting 

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Our program — with its bold, daring mission — has drawn the attention and the support of some of the most successful and well-known writers in Hollywood. Our faculty includes some of the best working writers in the profession, and our curriculum includes an in-depth look at the business side of TV and screenwriting.  Explore more: program highlights, student achievements and stories

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Stephens is proud to be the first college in the nation to offer a low-residency MFA program specifically for TV and screenwriting. Our students come to Los Angeles twice a year for 10-day workshops at the beautiful Jim Henson Studio. Between workshops, students work one-on-one online with at least four different mentors over two years. Two years + four workshops in Hollywood = your MFA. Explore in-depth

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We can't wait to hear YOUR story. Here’s what you need to get started: application process and requirements and tuition, fees and cost of attendance. You can always contact us at [email protected]


Important Application Deadlines

  • Application deadline: April 13
  • Intent form and $200 deposit due: May 4, 2018
  • TMS (payment plan system) will be open to new MFA students on July 15, 2018

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