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The Meadows School of the Arts, formally established in 1969 at SMU in Dallas, has achieved prominence as one of the foremost arts education institutions in the United States. Learn more about SMU Meadows
The Meadows School of the Arts serves the public as a significant cultural center by presenting more than 400 events annually for the Dallas community and surrounding region.
Regardless of area of specialty, ambitious and motivated students can pursue internships in Dallas, Los Angeles, New York and other major cities.
Students have the opportunity to participate in the Division’s biennial full-length feature film project, produced by students with the mentorship of industry-respected faculty.
Students can gain hands-on access to equipment the very first year and can hone their craft in scriptwriting, directing, producing, lighting, audio recording and more.
Alumni projects have included work on Lincoln, August Rush, Jurassic Park, Supernatural, King of the Hill, Wishbone, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and other well-known productions.
Storytelling will always be the key
Develop your own unique creative voice culminating in the production of a thesis film/media project.
Want to make a feature film? You can at SMU, where students write and produce feature films on two-year cycle.
Sean Griffin, current chair of Film and Media, tweets updates and job opportunities.
Areas of Study
Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship
Film and Media Arts
Faculty and Staff
Summer Film Production
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