Media, Writing, and Communications Certificate in Writing and Producing for Film & Television
This certificate provides you with foundations for success in writing and producing for television and film. Gain the skills to translate great ideas into developing original screenplays, leveraging character-driven narrative and innovative story design to sustain long-term audience engagement. You will also learn how to pitch and sell your work, ensuring that your script stands out in an ever-changing industry landscape. Producing fundamentals include securing intellectual property rights; navigating the market; understanding investor and funding dynamics; casting and packaging; recruiting crew and talent; handling logistics; and managing pre- and post- production, delivery, and distribution.
The certificate is awarded to students who successfully complete three required courses and three elective courses from the list below. Courses from other Media, Writing, and Communications certificates may be applied as substitutions pending advance review and approval by the academic department. The certificate must be completed within three years of taking the first certificate-eligible course.
For advisement, please contact the Center for Publishing and Applied Liberal Arts at (212) 998-7289 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Earn a 10% DISCOUNT* on courses by declaring your candidacy for the Certificate in Writing and Producing for Film & Television.