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Bachelor of Fine Arts
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About Filmmaking (B.F.A.)

The Mason Gross School of the Arts filmmaking major offers students an innovative program with individualized training in fiction and documentary film production taught by industry professionals. The Rutgers Filmmaking program is committed to providing a rigorous technical and intellectual foundation that nurtures the visions of original filmmakers. Students are trained in all aspects of film production including directing, cinematography, screenwriting, producing, editing, post-production, and sound design.

The Rutgers Filmmaking Center offers students regular access to large sensor DSRLs and high-end digital cinema cameras with interchangeable lenses as well as professional audio and lighting equipment. Through the Documentary Film Lab students partner with scientists, artists, researchers and community leaders within the university and around the world to create dynamic non-fiction films that reach a large audience.

To apply, applicants must submit the Mason Gross supplemental application and portfolio of work.