February 1, 2018 was the deadline to apply for priority access to SVA SocDoc, including access to Department Scholarships. However, we are still taking applications through the spring on a rolling basis, until the program is filled.
We are looking for the next generation of non-fiction storytellers – you need not have prior professional experience, but you must have a passion for filmmaking, strong story ideas, and a desire to fully immerse yourself in the industry and art of documentary filmmaking. Get in touch to take a personal tour and for more information about how SVA’s MFA Social Documentary Film program may be the right path for you. 

SocDoc will not only teach you how to tell a great story – we will guide you toward a career in the thriving documentary industry.

Admissions Info Sessions
ONLINE - Monday, January 22, 3-6pm EST;  November 20, 7-8:30pm ET
IN NYC - Saturday, December 2, 11am-1pm, SocDoc Department Offices
RSVP required at the links above. Please get in touch directly if you have concerns about accessing the online info session.

The application deadline for Fall 2018 is February 1, 2018.
You must apply by this deadline to be eligible for the Department Scholarship. Please be in touch with us directly at [email protected] with any questions about the program. We look forward to hearing from you!

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