Admission Requirements for graduate program Digital Animation & Visual Effects M.F.A.

Department Feirstein Graduate School Of Cinema
Fall Application Deadline January 15th
Spring Application Deadline The program does not accept applications for Spring
Supporting Documents for Matriculation:
You may apply to up to two MFA film disciplines, indicating your first choice. Please note that students are accepted into only one discipline and once accepted, are not able to transfer into another discipline.

Submit the following documents to the Office of Graduate Admissions:
- Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
- Resume
- Statement of purpose
- Two letters of recommendation
- Portfolio (submit at https://feirsteincinema.slideroom.com)

The following documents can be emailed to FeirsteinDocs@brooklyn.cuny.edu (resume & statement of purpose)

Statement of Purpose instructions:
Write a three- to four-page (double-spaced, 12-point font) statement explaining your purpose in undertaking graduate study in cinema arts. This is your opportunity to articulate your goals, interests and career plans as they relate to pursuing an MFA in cinema arts. We are trying to gain a sense of who you are and the distinctive experiences and interests that have motivated you to pursue this degree.

Portfolio instructions:
Submit the portfolio at SlideRoom, https://feirsteincinema.slideroom.com.
1. Submit a reel of short films and/or animated work that you have personally created, or collaborated on, not to exceed 15 minutes (Note: You must specify your role on each film submitted);
OR
2. Submit a portfolio of up to 20 images that you have created: paintings, sculptures, illustrations or digital;
OR
3. Submit a screenplay of a short animated film that you would like to create.
TOEFL (paper, computer, internet) 600, 250, 100
Examinations