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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.  

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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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Fall 2021

Visiting Filmmakers & Instructors

Each semester, the Documentary Film Program brings in award-winning filmmakers to teach, mentor, and exhibit their work.

Learn more about our fall 2021 visitors: Visiting Instructor David Cassidy and Visiting Filmmaker Hemal Trivedi.

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Pierce's At the Ready Screens on Southern Circuit Tour

September 17, 2021

at the readyAt the Ready, a film produced by Hillary Pierce's (MFA ‘13) is one of ten films selected for the South Arts 2021-2022 Southern... Read More »


Proper Pronouns Selected for Southern Circuit!

August 29, 2021

proper pronounsCongratulations to the Proper Pronouns team headed by Meg Daniels (MFA '19) and Mannie Robinson (MFA '19) on its selection to be a part... Read More »


Sheridan Returns as Faculty Advisor to Poynter Journalism Program

July 21, 2021

Professor Chris Sheridan is returning as a Faculty Advisor for the Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism fellowship program. The program... Read More »



We wish Mier "Miranda" Tai the best of luck this week as she represents the DFP in the New Orleans Film Festival's South Pitch Student Narrative and Documentary Competition. ⁣
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Miranda will pitch ‘Becoming the Lion’. Against the backdrop of a competitive sport that combines strength and grace with honor and tradition, the film explores what motivates three young people to embrace the ancient sport of Mongolian wrestling as they seek to define themselves and their futures.⁣
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The South Pitch competition will be held virtually prior to the @NewOrleansFilmFestival. The competition will be screened during the festival which takes place both in-person (November 5-14) and online (November 5-21).

We wish Mier "Miranda" Tai the best of luck this week as she represents the DFP in the New Orleans Film Festival's South Pitch Student Narrative and Documentary Competition. ⁣

Miranda will pitch ‘Becoming the Lion’. Against the backdrop of a competitive sport that combines strength and grace with honor and tradition, the film explores what motivates three young people to embrace the ancient sport of Mongolian wrestling as they seek to define themselves and their futures.⁣

The South Pitch competition will be held virtually prior to the @NewOrleansFilmFestival. The competition will be screened during the festival which takes place both in-person (November 5-14) and online (November 5-21).


An interesting read shared by DFP Professor Peter Gilbert —

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/03/opinion/amazon-antitrust-movies.html (Link in bio)

An interesting read shared by DFP Professor Peter Gilbert —

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/03/opinion/amazon-antitrust-movies.html (Link in bio)


We were excited to see Meg Daniels (MFA ’19) and some of the subjects of her film @properpronounsfilm in downtown Winston-Salem last weekend at @bookmarksnc’s annual Book Festival! 🌈📚⁣⁣
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Meg also served as a juror at this year's @outatthemovies' LGBTQIA+ Film Festival this past Friday, Saturday, and Sunday... Quite a weekend! 🏳️‍🌈 🎥⁣⁣
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📸 @properpronounsfilm
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@tscharlotte3 @liammichaelhooper

We were excited to see Meg Daniels (MFA ’19) and some of the subjects of her film @properpronounsfilm in downtown Winston-Salem last weekend at @bookmarksnc’s annual Book Festival! 🌈📚⁣⁣
⁣⁣
Meg also served as a juror at this year's @outatthemovies' LGBTQIA+ Film Festival this past Friday, Saturday, and Sunday… Quite a weekend! 🏳️‍🌈 🎥⁣⁣

📸 @properpronounsfilm

@tscharlotte3 @liammichaelhooper