» Documentary Filmmaking Graduate Application

How to Apply

In order to apply to the MFA Documentary Filmmaking program, you must submit the required application materials, including a Creative Supplement. Create an account to begin your application.

Application Requirements:

  • Statement of Intent: Submit an essay expressing your reasons for wanting to join the MFA Documentary Program. What are your personal and career goals, and how will this particular degree from Chapman University help you reach those goals? Your essay should be double spaced, size 12 font, and 1-2 pages in length.
  • Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Creative Supplement

Other Required Materials:

  • Official copy of your undergraduate transcript from your degree granting institution
  • International Students: Please see "International Applicants" tab below for additional requirements

No additional information should be sent to Dodge College or the Office of Admissions outside of what is required on the application. Any outside work sent to either office will not be reviewed as part of the admission process.


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