Please follow these guidelines when submitting your application for 2024. For best consideration, apply by December 15, 2023.

Step 1

Visit the Application to Graduate School website.

Complete their application and upload the following required materials:

  • Official transcripts
  • For international students from countries where English is not the official language, the TOEFL or IELTS Requirement (minimum score of 80 overall with at least a score of 20 in the speak and writing sections)
  • Statement of purpose: A one to three-page statement of your career goals and how you believe this degree will help you achieve those goals.
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Résumé/CV

Step 2

Email these supplemental materials to Anne Hurne

Be sure to include the following required materials:

  • Supplemental application to Grady
  • 15 to 20 pages of (1) screenplay 
  • Link to any video samples on a PDF you’d like the admissions committee to view.


Program Overview

  • The program accepts applications until all positions are filled, but for best consideration apply by December 15th.
  • Each cohort begins in June, Fall and Spring semester starts are not available.

Application Status

  • Applicants will be notified in March if they are selected for an interview.

Financial Support

  • The program currently does not provide assistantships or scholarships.

Transfer Students

  • The program currently does not accept transfer MFA students.


For more information about the MFA Film Program, please contact Sarah Grizzle.

Sarah Grizzle

MFA Film Operations Manager

MFA program Film, Television & Digital Media

Grady College


Considering Applying?

This is the only MFA program for film production at a public university in Georgia and is offered to students at the same tuition rate as other graduate programs at UGA, making it one of the most affordable programs of its caliber in the country.

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