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    Columbia College Chicago
  Feb 17, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog

Cinema Art and Science-Creative Producing, MFA

The MFA in Creative Producing at Columbia College Chicago is an immersive, 50-credit degree designed to develop enterprising creative leaders with the skills to deliver successful media projects from conception to distribution. The program teaches the creative aspects of seeking new material, anticipating and adapting to the industry, collaboration with directors and crew, and driving content development with the technology of all phases of production. Students attend their final courses in Los Angeles on a studio lot in direct contact with executives and craftspeople at every level of the Hollywood industry. Coursework includes classes on acquisitions and development, line producing, business and legal, history and aesthetics, and marketing and distribution as preparation for their long form narrative package thesis and short film thesis, which they may complete during or after their coursework.

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