Geena Davis Institute
Mount St. Mary's College and the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media have established a long-term strategic alliance that creates new research, educational and advocacy programs under Mount St. Mary's College. Film, Media and Communication Chair, Dr. Pam Haldeman, is leading this research work.
Earn your Film and Television Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in the center of the industry — Los Angeles — at top-rated private college Mount St. Mary’s.
The entertainment industry is centered in Los Angeles, and Mount St. Mary’s Film and Television MFA program is uniquely positioned to give you the tools and experience you need to connect and succeed.
Welcome to Mount St. Mary's College Los Angeles MFA in Film and Television Program!
We are proud to offer a weekend-based MFA Program, which will allow you to earn your degree in under two years. Our weekend schedule is designed for working professionals who want to keep working, or intern in Hollywood, or just work on their projects full time.
Drawn from the finest working professionals and experts in the business, our instructors will help you create amazing projects, connect your ideas and talent to market, and inspire you to make your cinematic dreams into a reality.
We are committed to providing students and alumni access to internships and networking, as well as opportunities to pitch, interview, screen films, and meet with producers, talent, agents, managers, and executives in our industry. Past employers and internships have included companies like DreamWorks, Disney, Nickelodeon, Warner Bros., CAA, Gersh, and shows like Conan!, Justified, and Franklin & Bash.
Utilizing the latest techniques and technology, our cutting-edge MFA program is also designed to give you opportunities to shoot your own films and projects on the latest equipment, including RED, Arri Alexa, Blackmagic, Canon, Avid, and ProTools.
The entertainment business is always looking for new ideas, new talent, and new inspiration. And if the dream of making movies, TV, and art inspires you, then please apply today!
I look forward to meeting you and working together.
Ron Fernandez, MFA
Director, MFA Film and Television