Film School MFA Application Deadlines (Updated for Fall 2023)


Wondering when you need to get that film school application in? Below is a list of all current graduate film school deadlines as of September 2022.

Be sure to log your application with our Application Database after you've applied so we can improve our acceptance statistics for each film program. Acceptance statistics are accessible on the links to each program below.

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, 2022

November 2, 2022

November 15, 2022

November 30, 2022

December 1, 2022

December 15, 2022

January 5, 2023*

January 13, 2023

January 15, 2023*

January 18, 2023

February 1, 2023*

February 10, 2023

February 15, 2023

April 1, 2023

May 1, 2023*

June 1, 2023

June 15, 2023

July 1, 2023

July 15, 2023*

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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Owner of and working as a Film & TV editor and producer in Los Angeles since 2001. Boston University College of Communication Class of 1999 for film (BS).


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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