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Sarah Purnell
700 Club Producer
Regent Grad, 2010


"I was first attracted to Regent's unique mission of fusing faith with artistry, but I soon realized how rare Regent's ethos is."

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Master of Fine Arts Degree in Cinema-Television*

Concentration: Producing

On-Campus Degree Overview

Are you ready to sharpen your leadership skills while becoming the Christian artist you've always wanted to be? The first degree of its kind taught from a faith-based perspective, Regent's MFA in Cinema-Television with a concentration in Producing will not only provide a solid foundation in the process of filmmaking but will afford you valuable mentorship by a faculty of industry leaders focused on preparing you for a career as a television or film producer. As a Regent student, you will have numerous opportunities to gain hands-on, practical experience producing creative projects—taking them from the early stages of development to final product.

MFA in Cinema-TV: Producing Highlights

Curriculum: View courses and descriptions.
Length: 44 credits. May be completed in two years. Students may begin the program in the fall semester.
Format: Offered entirely on our Virginia Beach campus.
Results: Master of Fine Arts Degree in Cinema-Television with a concentration in Producing.
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Thesis & Portfolio Guidelines | Cinema-TV Department | Technology Recommendations

Career Opportunities

Students will gain significant experience in all facets of film producing due to their in-class instruction and the sheer number of student films completed during each year of their MFA program. Upon graduation you will be prepared for a number of jobs in the entertainment industry such as:

Producer, Location Manager, Executive Producer, Marketing/Distribution Director, Line Producer, Field Producer, Director of Programming, University Professor

MFA in Cinema-TV: Producing graduates will be able to:

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to integrate & apply the Christian faith & biblical principles to the study & practices of mediated communication.
  • Students will articulate their personal artistic "voice" and mastery of the production process as evidenced by excellence in their creative works.
  • Students will demonstrate mastery of cinema and television producing, in storytelling, pre-visualization, production design, casting & performance, cinematography, audio, post-production, and the application of Christian leadership skills to the directing process.

*Accreditation pending review by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Admissions Contact:

Dan Nettleton
888.777.7729
comadmissions@regent.edu