MFA in Production


The College of Motion Picture Arts offers a Master of Fine Arts in Production program that lands you right into high caliber live-action movie production. Working with professional-grade cameras, equipment, and facilities from the start, you are immersed in an intensely collaborative setting where you are challenged to master the art, craft and business of storytelling.



A conservatory education in Florida's capital city


With a six-to-one student to faculty ratio, you work intimately with respected resident and visiting filmmakers to learn all aspects of production from concept to distribution. Dedicated specialists work one-on-one with you to shape your artistic decisions and craft your most compelling story.



Master the art of visual storytelling


Over the course of six semesters, you master the process of production through a hands-on, project-centered curriculum. Using state-of-the-art facilities, equipment, and software, you develop a comprehensive understanding of every aspect of production by completing a series of projects that lead to your festival-quality thesis.


Take pride in your degree



Support from the college continues after you graduate. The school promotes thesis projects in festivals long after you leave campus, and our Director of Alumni selects industry mentors to help guide you in your career. Our alumni have earned a reputation in the industry as innovative, successful filmmakers, and have a 97% industry placement rate within one year of graduation.



Have confidence in your future career in the motion picture industry with an MFA in Production from the Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts.


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Financial Information for the MFA in Production

Information on tuition, fees, and financial assistance for the MFA in Production

Course Listing for the MFA Production

A sample listing of courses serving as a general guideline for the MFA in Production program.

College Student Handbook 2015-2016