York University - Graduate Studies

Film (MFA)

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Film/Cinema Studies
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
Description:Program focus is a unique combination of theory and practice. The MA option offers studies in Cinema & Medial Studies; the MFA option offers studies in Screenwriting and Production.

Our professors and staff are active participants in the Canadian and international worlds of movie-making and film studies. Together with our students, we are an integral part of the Toronto film community.
URL:Film (MFA) at York University - Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:CinematographersDirectorsFilm and Video Camera Operators

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants are required to have an honours degree or equivalent with a minimum 'B' average in film/video or a related discipline. Professional experience/achievements can be also considered. Use your Statement of Interest to address any discrepancies or exceptions. We can make exceptions for candidates who demonstrate equivalency in terms of the success of their achievements outside the academy.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on November 12, 2017