University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Film and Media Arts (MFA)

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Program Information

School:University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Creative Arts
Field of Study:Design and Applied Arts, Other
Film/Cinema Studies
Description:The MFA in Film and Media Arts focuses on studio production with an emphasis on multidisciplinary collaboration. Students are expected to create films and multimedia works in a variety of genres en route to developing a thesis project. Our faculty have established national and international reputations, exhibiting, performing, and screening films regularly in Canada and abroad. Currently, School of Creative Arts faculty members are working on a range of externally funded projects that explore multimedia performance, the intersection of art and biotechnology, ecology, architecture, documentary film, and urban culture. We encourage applications from artists working in a wide variety of contemporary practices.
URL:Film and Media Arts (MFA) at University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
International: $8,863

Costs represent fees per term.
Careers:CinematographersDirectorsFilm and Video Camera Operators

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 220] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]
Application Notes : All applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English to be considered for admission.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Student admission will be determined by GPA, portfolio submission, and a clear statement of interest describing their intended film thesis production. A Media Arts thesis could be any of the following: audio/sound art, audio responsive installation, experimental video, animation, video installation art, interactive art, multimedia performance, and any fusion thereof.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 April 25, 2023