To be able to register for a course, each student will be required to submit a short STORY SYNOPSIS and story TREATMENT (up to two pages). Our faculty will review each submission and provide feedback. Students will be expected to revise their story ideas following the faculty feedback. Students will receive feedback materials in 3 weeks after paying the Review Fee and complete submissions. How to submit: 1. Make sure your documents have your name on it. 2. SYNOPSIS: A synopsis is a write-up that describes the plot and world of your story. A script synopsis can be also your story your idea in a paragraph. 4. TREATMENT: A treatments should read like a short story and be written in the third person, present tense. It should present the entire story, it’s surroundings including the ending. Do not write it in screenplay format. 5. Confirmation of the payment of the story Review Fees. 6. Export all the documents as PDF, attach them to the body of the email and send the email at: . Provide your full name and “STORY REVIEW” on the subject line of the email.


  • ROBERT TUTAK, MFA director, Professor of Film at the City University of New York.

  • You may cancel your registration and receive full refund up to 7 days prior to the commencement of the workshop. If you cancel less than 7 days prior to the workshop, the fee becomes non-refundable. No-shows are non-refundable.

    MFA-Dubai workshops are subject to sufficient enrollment. MFA reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a workshop up to 7 days prior to its commencement due to insufficient enrollment. In case of cancellation by MFA, all payments are refundable in full. In case of rescheduling, participants have an option of either requesting a full refund or shifting the registration to the new date under the original terms.

    Payments are processed in USD. Remaining balance, if any, will be due on the first day of the workshop.

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