MFA in Film

The MFA in Film at Vermont College of Fine Arts is the only low-residency graduate film program in the country. Our unique model offers evolving filmmakers the opportunity for graduate study that is student-driven, project-based, and highly supportive of the rhythms of an artistic life. 

Our film school is designed to educate talented and committed emerging independent filmmakers and screenwriters in one or all of our genres:


What's a VCFA Residency Really Like? By Ian Rand, '15
Residency Diaries 1

Q&A with MFA in Film Student Cami Kidder, '15
Residency Diaries 2

Community and Collaboration: An Interview with MFA in Film Students Robert Maffia and David Pinkston
Residency Diaries 3


With sincere thanks to Joan Ellis.


MFA in Film Program Announces Free Screenings at the Savoy for the Fall 2015 Residency

The MFA in Film program will welcome faculty and guest filmmakers to screen their films and be...

MFA in Film at the Camden International Film Festival, September 17-20, 2015

MFA in Film program announces sponsorship of the Camden International Film Festival.

Rafael Attias Gives Panoramic View of the MFA in Film

Learn why Rafael Attias, '15 F, considers the MFA in Film a "fantastic, win-win situation."

Through the MFA in Film, Cami Kidder, '15 Film, is Changing the Way She Makes Movies

Cami Kidder, '15 F, describes the MFA in Film as remarkable because it's changing the...

MFA in Film Announces Public Screenings for April 2015 Residency

The MFA in Film program is pleased to announce the following public film screenings at The Savoy...


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David Markow

Vice President of Enrollment Management
Phone: 802-828-8535

Postgraduate Film Opportunities

Postgraduate Study for Screenwriters & Filmmakers