Aug 13, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Communication (Film/Video), M.A.


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The Moving Image Production emphasis of the MA degree remains a part of the School of Film, Media & Theatre but is primarily designed to support our Dual-Degree program. All applicants who are interested in filmmaking and who were not in the Dual-Degree program at GSU as an undergraduate are encouraged to apply to the Filmmaking concentration of the MFA degree in Digital Filmmaking.

 

Additional Admission Requirements

In addition to the general requirements of the College of the Arts, the School of Film, Media & Theatre has the following requirements:

  1. All applicants to the M.A. program must submit:
    • A statement of educational or career goals.
    • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can evaluate the applicant’s potential to do graduate work in Film, Video, and Digital Imaging.
    • An above-average undergraduate grade-point average (a minimally qualified applicant typically will achieve at least a 3.0).
  2. All applicants to the M.A. in the Moving Image Studies Track must also submit:
    • sufficiently high score on the verbal portion of the Graduate Records Examination prior to consideration for acceptance into the graduate degree program.

Applicants for the Moving Image Production emphasis of the M.A. program will be admitted in the fall only. Applications for the Moving Image Studies emphasis of the M.A. program will be accepted for both fall and spring semesters. Deadline for application for fall admission is March 15 for M.A. applicants. Deadline for application for the spring semester (for the Moving Image Studies emphasis of the M.A. program only) is November 15. The school will not consider requests for Special Graduate Status admission.

Degree Requirements


Students must earn a grade of “B” or better in all required coursework.

The following courses can be used to complete Research Skill requirement:

FLME 6165   Special Production Topics: Film for Social Change

FLME 6180  International Cinemas

FLME 6240   Documentary Film

FLME 6260  Adapting Literature to Film

FLME 6280  Authors/Genres

FLME 6385  Critical Visual Cultural Theory

FLME 6410   Making a Living in the Arts

FLME 6420: Media Historiography

FLME 6430  Media Industries

FLME 6680: Reception Studies

FLME 8160  Style and Narrative Analysis

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