Apply to Cinematic Arts


Please send your application and essay for the 2014-15 school year as soon as possible.  After an application is reviewed, a personal interview will be set-up as part of the final application process. 

Interview Requirements

Send the interview components to

  1. Write a cover letter to go along with the essay which includes:  your full name, mailing address, phone number and e-mail.  Please note the year you are interested in attending  (e.g., Fall 2014, etc.).  Describe your background and interest in film.  Explain what it means to you to be a filmmaker and why you feel the film school can help you achieve your goals.

  2. Write a 1,000-word essay telling us your idea for an independent film.

  3. Include one letter of reference from a Liberty University staff or faculty member.  If transferring, a reference letter from a staff or faculty member of another college/university is acceptable.

  4. Unofficial Transcripts - That demonstrate your status in completing your general education courses and 3 core classes in the Cinematic Arts curriculum (CINE 201, 202, and 203).  You can access your unofficial Liberty University transcripts in ASIST.

*Films, DVDs or videotapes will not be accepted with applications

Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis, so it is highly advisable to forward your application as soon as possible.  After your application is reviewed, you will be contacted and scheduled for an interview.  After the interview, you will then be notified of your acceptance status.  At that time, you will be advised of the next steps for registration.