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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Screenwriting New York Film Academy - Los Angeles Campus New York Film Academy - Los Angeles Campus, USA

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USD 26990

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USD 75

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48 months


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Program Overview

In NYFA’s Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (BFA) in Screenwriting, students write every day to train in narrative storytelling, exploring every aspect of writing for television, film, and media. Through hands-on projects and robust coursework, students create compelling stories and develop their creative voice while pursuing a practical, challenging degree in the arts.

Under the guidance of our faculty of professional industry screenwriters, students study the entire screenwriting process from start to finish, building skills in writing, rewriting, pitching, critique, and creative collaboration.

Students who fully commit to the BFA program are given the tools and training to become disciplined writers, making it a great fit for high school graduates interested in pursuing a creative pathway in film, entertainment, and media.

The curriculum for the BFA at NYFA’s Screenwriting School includes:

  • Technical and creative classes that teach students to write engaging scripts for television and film, such as Elements of Screenwriting, Screenwriting Discipline & Methodology, The Business of Screenwriting, Feature Film Workshop, Scene Study, and more
  • Instruction and mentoring by experienced faculty and staff that actively work in screenwriting and can teach students the reality of the current industry
  • Access to and instruction on use of camera, sound, and lighting equipment, as well as a digital license to Final Draft screenwriting software
  • Exclusive guest lectures from industry leaders such as screenwriters, directors, producers, actors, and more
  • BFA students must complete an industry internship in each of their final two semesters to help them develop their professional skills and begin to build their network.
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Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 10

Program Intensity Full-Time

Optional Practical Training (OPT) work permit

Program Intake


Aug 2024


Jan 2024, May 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.

    6 IELTS Score
    68 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    90 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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