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Film School MFA Application Deadlines (Updated for 2021)


Wondering when you need to get that film school application in? Below is a list of all current graduate film school deadlines as of November 2020.

Be sure to add your application to our Application Tracker after you've submitted it to the school. :)

PLEASE NOTE: This is a list is meant to be a guideline with the best info at the time of its writing. Please triple check with the school to make sure the deadline is correct. Please let us know of any errors so it can be fixed.

November 2, 2020

November 15, 2020

December 1, 2020

December 2, 2020

December 4, 2019

December 11, 2020

December 15, 2020

January 4, 2021

January 4, 2021

January 15, 2021

January 18, 2021

February 1, 2021

February 10, 2021

February 15, 2021

May 1, 2021

June 1, 2021

June 15, 2021

July 1, 2021

July 15, 2021

August 1, 2021

If there are any errors of if a school is not on this list and you would like it included please let me know. Good luck everyone!
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Hi, I checked LMU's deadline and it says 4th December 2019. Just wanted to confirm here as well.
Hi, I checked LMU's deadline and it says 4th December 2019. Just wanted to confirm here as well.
Thank you! I updated it. Don't know why I didn't see your comment until now. Yes it was the 4th.

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