Film & Television

Jennifer Getzinger (’90), a director for Mad Men, screened an episode of the Emmy-winning show for Cinematheque and spoke with COM students. She sat down with butv10's Kait Walsh ('12) and talked about her career in television.

Graduate Degree Requirements

Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting

This curriculum guide is in effect for students who began the MFA Film:Screenwriting program in Fall 2013 and Fall 2014. Here’s the Screenwriting curriculum guide (PDF).

First Semester

Second Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester


Some courses have prerequisites which are not listed above. All Film & Television requirements, prerequisites and course descriptions are listed on the Boston University Academics website.