Study Abroad - Toronto | Department of Media Arts

Study Abroad - Toronto

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Global Intensive Opportunity (GIO): Media Arts at the Toronto International Film Festival

September 5-11, 2024

Dr. Courtney Brannon Donoghue and Dr. Jennifer Gómez Menjívar

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Program Description

Join us at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2024! The trip is designed as an on-the-ground learning experience at North America's most prestigious film festival. The GIO program is a one-week trip that will provide students with hands-on experience at a major international film festival and market, including major film premieres and red carpets, TIFF Industry conference panels, master class workshops, and networking with media professionals.

  • Student applications are open and program information with costs is available at the Study Abroad Program Site.
  • UNT Study Abroad Scholarships Deadline: March 31, 2024 (Apply ASAP before program acceptance)
  • Study Abroad Application Deadline: May 1, 2024

Eligibility: The Fall 2024 program is open to MRTS and CBCM juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 and have completed one of the following courses before Fall 2024 -OR- be enrolled in one of these courses during Fall 2024: MRTS 3615, MRTS 4360/5460, MRTS 4450/5660, MRTS 5125.

2024 Program Flyer