Telling Stories Opens Doors


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MFA in Documentary Film

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

Online coursework starts July 2019!

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MA in Sports Media & Storytelling

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

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Congratulations to our 2019 Graduates!


Foote Joins Players' Tribune as Fellow

July 15, 2019

We are delighted to share the news that current MFA student Dustin Foote is joining Players' Tribune as a paid fellow.  Foote will...

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From the Ground Up Makes Festival Debut

May 25, 2019

documentary filmmaking from the ground up festival From the Ground Up, a short film directed by Nick Deel (MFA ’19) will screen as an official selection in two summer festivals. ...

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Zaluski Receives Filmed in NC Grant

May 25, 2019

Zaluski documentary filmmakingCongratulations to Assistant Teaching Professor Chris Zaluski a 2019 "Filmed in NC" grant recipient! The grant, awarded by the 

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Artist-in-Residence

Angus MacLachlan
Screenwriter, Director & Playwright

Narrative Storytelling Techniques

“It’s been great to spend time with Angus in the classroom and get a sense of what storytelling in narrative film looks like, both from an industry perspective and in the theory around screenwriting and story. It’s a course that feeds my inner film buff and informs what I’m reflecting on as I craft my own projects.”  (Ryan Howard, MFA ’20)

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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.