Please follow these guidelines when submitting your application for 2023. Application deadline for best consideration is December 1, 2022.

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

Be sure to include the following required materials:

  • Supplemental application to Grady
  • 15 to 20 pages of a screenplay or other substantial writing sample
  • Link to any video samples you’d like the admissions committee to view.


For more information about the MFA Film Program, please contact Dr. Jeff Springston.

Dr. Jeff Springston

Director of MFA Programs
Grady College
Phone: (706) 542-7833
Office: Journalism Bldg, Room 201-B

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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