Film School MFA Application Deadlines (Updated for Fall 2022)


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 2021.

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 1, 2021

November 2, 2021

November 15, 2021

November 30, 2021

December 1, 2021

December 15, 2021

January 5, 2022

January 14, 2022

January 15, 2022

January 19, 2022

February 1, 2022

March 1, 2022

April 1, 2022

May 1, 2022

June 1, 2022

June 15, 2022

July 1, 2022

July 15, 2022

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.
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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