Course Description:

Designed specifically for narrative fiction directors, TMA 419 employs feature film study and directorial exercises designed to develop a greater understanding of interpretation, analysis, conceptualization, point of view, screen grammar, the directing of performance, and the establishment of directorial point of view.

Prereq Courses

  • TMA 241, 319 (We also strongly recommend TMA 123)
  • Application

Deadline to Submit Materials

  • Winter Semester: December 1 or once the course is full
  • Fall Semester: April 15 or once the course is full

Faculty Review Process

  • Performance in 319
  • Review of 419 application


  • Add-Code

Student Notification

  • The Department will deliver add codes to those accepted no later than the week prior to the first day of the semester.