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MFA in Documentary Film

The MFA in Documentary Film offers students an immersive and challenging hybrid 2-year terminal degree program with online and on-campus classes.  

Online coursework starts July 2021!

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MA in Sports Media & Storytelling

The MA in Sports Media & Storytelling offers students an intensive hybrid 1-year degree program with online and on-campus classes.

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DFP Alum Hillary Pierce (MFA '13) Participates in Producing Panel at Sundance

January 29, 2021

Sundance panelAustin Film Society, one of the Satellite Screens for this year's Sundance Film Festival is hosting an online panel discussion featuring... Read More »


Alum Debuts Film at Sundance!

December 15, 2020

SundanceCongratulations to Hillary Pierce (MFA ‘13) on the premiere of her latest project, At The Ready, in the Documentary Feature...
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Alum Debuts Film in DOC NYC's Short List: Shorts!

December 8, 2020

UsmaniWe are thrilled to share the news that A Life Too Short, directed by Safyah Zafar Usmani (MFA '15) and co-directed by Saad Zuberi,...

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Get your applications in... there's ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT TO APPLY TO THE Wake Forest University Documentary Film Program!⁣
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The Wake Forest Documentary Film Program is your front row seat to major college sports — WFU is, after all, a Division I Power Five school. 🏀 🏈 ⁣⁣
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Being a part of the Sports Media & Storytelling program provides access to the @accnetworks, plus our campus is small enough that you’ll find student athletes and coaches easily accessible and approachable.⁣⁣⁣
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Help meet the demand for strong, character-driven sports stories. 🎥 Learn more about a Masters in Sports Media & Storytelling at documentary.wfu.edu ✨ (LINK IN BIO).⁣⁣
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The application deadline for our 2021 summer semester is April 15.

Get your applications in… there's ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT TO APPLY TO THE Wake Forest University Documentary Film Program!⁣

The Wake Forest Documentary Film Program is your front row seat to major college sports — WFU is, after all, a Division I Power Five school. 🏀 🏈 ⁣⁣
⁣⁣
Being a part of the Sports Media & Storytelling program provides access to the @accnetworks, plus our campus is small enough that you’ll find student athletes and coaches easily accessible and approachable.⁣⁣⁣
⁣⁣⁣
Help meet the demand for strong, character-driven sports stories. 🎥 Learn more about a Masters in Sports Media & Storytelling at documentary.wfu.edu ✨ (LINK IN BIO).⁣⁣
⁣⁣
The application deadline for our 2021 summer semester is April 15.


Who's excited for the Oscars next weekend (Sunday, April 25)?! 🙋 🙋‍♂️

Stay safe and cozy watching the awards show of the year while also supporting Winston's favorite local non-profit movie house with this amazing opportunity! @aperturecinema has partnered up with @leanbacksoulfood to transform their annual viewing event into an at-home affair. See the details below and don't forget to place your order by this Friday!

Each $100 Stay At Home Package includes:
🌟 A meal for 2 from @leanbacksoulfood (choose from 5 options)
🌟 An Oscar Ballot (submit it to win their Best Predictor Prize!)
🌟 Oscar Bingo
🌟 2 pairs of limited edition socks to keep your feet comfy
🌟 Popcorn
🌟 Other special goodies to keep if festive!!!

Purchase the package now (@aperturecinema >> link in bio) 👉 https://aperturecinema.com/celebrate-oscar-with-a/

P.S. No award here, but we're curious... what's your pick for best doc this year? ✨

#localwinstonsalem
#academyawards2021

Who's excited for the Oscars next weekend (Sunday, April 25)?! 🙋 🙋‍♂️

Stay safe and cozy watching the awards show of the year while also supporting Winston's favorite local non-profit movie house with this amazing opportunity! @aperturecinema has partnered up with @leanbacksoulfood to transform their annual viewing event into an at-home affair. See the details below and don't forget to place your order by this Friday!

Each $100 Stay At Home Package includes:
🌟 A meal for 2 from @leanbacksoulfood (choose from 5 options)
🌟 An Oscar Ballot (submit it to win their Best Predictor Prize!)
🌟 Oscar Bingo
🌟 2 pairs of limited edition socks to keep your feet comfy
🌟 Popcorn
🌟 Other special goodies to keep if festive!!!

Purchase the package now (@aperturecinema >> link in bio) 👉 https://aperturecinema.com/celebrate-oscar-with-a/

P.S. No award here, but we're curious… what's your pick for best doc this year? ✨

#localwinstonsalem
#academyawards2021


The River Run lineup is in, and we're beyond thrilled to have THREE former students' films screening at the festival!⁣
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Keep an eye out for Meg Daniels' (MFA '19) @ProperPronounsFilm, Chris Brannan's (one of our UF grads) @FindingTylerFilm, and  Professor Chris Zaluski's (MFA '13) @TheirsIsTheKingdom.⁣
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🎥 🌎 River Run International Film Festival 2021 will feature 134 films from 24 countries over 11 days, Thursday, May 6 through Sunday, May 16, at 6 venues throughout Winston-Salem and 1 in Greensboro⁣
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Get your tickets now at @riverrunfilm → Link In Bio 💙💚

The River Run lineup is in, and we're beyond thrilled to have THREE former students' films screening at the festival!⁣

Keep an eye out for Meg Daniels' (MFA '19) @ProperPronounsFilm, Chris Brannan's (one of our UF grads) @FindingTylerFilm, and Professor Chris Zaluski's (MFA '13) @TheirsIsTheKingdom.⁣

🎥 🌎 River Run International Film Festival 2021 will feature 134 films from 24 countries over 11 days, Thursday, May 6 through Sunday, May 16, at 6 venues throughout Winston-Salem and 1 in Greensboro⁣

Get your tickets now at @riverrunfilm → Link In Bio 💙💚



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Learn more about the DFP

Check out our recent feature article in the International Documentary Association’s Documentary magazine.

Listen to the informative, and entertaining, Deacs & Docs podcast, hosted by students Trey Kalny and Thomas Espy.

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