Filmmaking Archive of the Montana State University (MSU) Science & Natural History MFA Program - MSU School of Film & Photography

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About the Filmmaking Archive of the Montana State University (MSU) Science and Natural History MFA Program

What is it?

MSU MFA Natural History Program

The MSU Science and Natural History Filmmaking MFA Graduate Program is the first program of its type in the world and is one of the largest and well-known. The mission of the MSU Filmmaking program is to provide new generations of filmmakers who have a formal education and experience in: science, engineering, or technology the knowledge they need to create accurate and interesting films, videos, and broadcasts that advance the public understanding of science.

Filmmaking students who are in the MSU MFA filmmaking program come from a wide variety of backgrounds including: physical sciences, social sciences, engineering, technology, medicine and law.

The MSU graduate filmmaking school is a nationally ranked film school within a science-oriented land-grant university. It's geographical location has close access to unique scientific research and filming areas such as Yellowstone Park and Glacier National Park.

MSU Science and National History Filmmaking MFA Theses cover a wide range of science disciplines and professional filmmaking expertise. MSU filmmaking graduate students have worked with: Museum of the Rockies, Montana Public Television, PBS, Wildlife Conservation Society, National Wildlife Federation, NASA, U.S. National Park Service, NOAA, National Science Foundation, U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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