Master of Fine Arts - Film and Media Arts - University of Windsor - Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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Master of Fine Arts in
Film and Media Arts

Full-Time Program

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Internationally recognized faculty

In-depth studio training

State-of-the-art facilities

Small class sizes

Program Highlights & Admission Requirements

Ready to make your mark? Join the School of Creative Arts and create a thought-provoking film or multimedia work that announces your entrance on the world stage.

In the Master of Fine Arts in Film and Media Arts program, you will have access to the best equipment, cutting-edge creative spaces, and the expertise of world-renowned industry professionals who will work closely with you to bring your vision to life.

With extensive hands-on training that places an emphasis on studio production and post-production, you will graduate with the practical skills and in-depth knowledge to captivate audiences around the world with your films or multimedia performances.

Our program is designed to make you a confident creator. Whether you want to work in film, television, advertising, or another area of media production, our program will give you the edge you need to succeed in this exciting, ever-changing field.

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Admission Requirements

  • Portfolio that includes three samples of video, audio, or image samples. Videos must be 5-minutes in total. 

  • A clear statement of interest.

  • A cumulative GPA of 75% or above.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Any student whose native language is not English, or did not receive a degree from a North American University or any countries listed on the exemption list, must achieve a satisfactory score on one of the following tests: IELTS 7, TOEFL 100, Pearson 69.*
  • Transcripts of all university and/or college-level work. Normally, successful applicants will have an Honours BA in Media Arts or Film Production, or a cognate discipline. Students who do not meet this requirement may be admitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies in a qualifying (M1) program.

*English language improvement programs are available if you require extra training prior to entry into the academic program, or have received lower-than-required test scores.

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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Program Length: 5 Semesters (20 months)
Format: Course & Thesis-based
Streams: Film or Media Arts

Why Get My MFA in Film & Media Arts?

  • Create festival-ready films
  • Award-winning and internationally recognized faculty
  • State-of-the-art film equipment and production facilities
  • Learn to master your art form with hands-on, in-depth studio training
  • Personalized, one-on-one attention with professors thanks to small class sizes

World-Class Faculty