How to Apply

  1. Complete your APU Application
  2. Select Cinematic Arts: Production, BFA for your major
  3. When prompted, complete your Fall 2019 BFA in Cinematic Arts Production - Program Application via SlideRoom (required)

Apply today! Space is limited for this program. We encourage students to complete their applications as soon as possible to ensure consideration for the fall 2019 incoming class.

Program Application Requirements

  1. Calling Essay (750 words or less) - Why and how are you called to be a storyteller? How do your background and experiences influence the kind of stories you want to tell? How does this calling influence who you are and your goals?
  2. Story Sample - choose one of the following:
    • Video option: Tell us a story in a video where you have a major creative role (not acting).
    • Written option: Write an outline for a five-minute film that contains no dialogue.
  3. Creative résumé - a one-page summary of 3–7 creative and/or collaborative projects where you played a significant role.


For questions about the application process, please contact the Cinematic Arts department at

General Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Select an option below:

Note: This information is current for the 2018-19 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.