How to Apply
For the MFA in Drama (Concentration in Film and Video Production), you need to upload additional materials with the electronic application and send a reel directly to the Department of Media Studies:
- Personal Statement.(Upload with electronic application.)
In this essay you are asked to engage in a self assessment of your creative abilities. The document--no more than two typed pages--should discuss the general artistic skills that you feel you possess and do not possess. The personal statement should refer to the examples included in your reel that demonstrate specific strengths and weaknesses. You should also cover a brief history of your background experience and a statement of how graduate school fits into your long term professional goals. Include at the end of your Personal Statement a link to your reel (see below) on VIMEO, YouTube or other video publishing website.
- Resume (Upload with electronic application.)
Submit a single film, or a selection of scenes from work that you played a major creative role in: writer, director, producer, camera, editor. The film(s) can be in any genre: documentary, drama, animation, experimental. Please indicate your role using titles or on an enclosed memo. Please be aware that the committee is unlikely to watch more than 7:00 minutes of work. Submit by including a link in your Personal Statement (see above) to your reel on VIMEO, YouTube or other video publishing website.
For application materials:
The Graduate School - http://www.uncg.edu/grs/