Please follow these guidelines when submitting your application for 2023. For best consideration, apply by January 15, 2023. Applications will formally close on February 15th, 2023.

Upcoming Information Session

Please register to attend.

This free information session is from 7-8pm EST on Tuesday, December 6th, 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 Taylor Potter

Be sure to include the following required materials:

  • Supplemental application to Grady
  • 15 to 20 pages of (1) 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 Taylor Potter.

Taylor Potter

Executive Assistant
MFA program Film, Television & Digital Media
Grady College
Office: Journalism Bldg., 340 Peabody Suite

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.

© University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602   |   706-542-3000