How to get into FSU's College of Motion Picture Arts: Tips from Paige Roberts, Head of Admissions (Part 2)

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Exclusively for our Supporting Members, this is the second part of our 2 hour interview with the FSU's College of Motion Picture Arts admissions office.

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How to get into FSU's College of Motion Picture Arts: Tips from Paige Roberts, Head of Admissions (Part 1)

How to get into FSU's College of Motion Picture Arts: Tips from Paige Roberts, Head of Admissions (Part 1)

In the heart of Tallahassee is the hidden gem of the film industry: Florida State University’s College of Motion Picture Arts. Ranked among the top 15 best film schools in America by the Hollywood Reporter, FSU CMPA offers top-notch facilities and equipment. Most recently, their Torchlight...

What are some differences between your undergraduate vs. graduate film programs?


The first thing I want to say is that our undergraduate program is essentially a graduate program in disguise -- so much so that our BFA students cannot enroll in our master's program.

Our master's program is designed for people who have a degree in something other than film. I mean, if they have a film degree from somewhere other than FSU, that works -- just as long as it's not one of our undergraduate degrees. Both programs are very similar in terms of course load.

Graduate students take six consecutive semesters over two years, while...
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