Apply to Cinematic Arts


Please apply for the 2018-2019 school year as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis. Once you have completed each section of the application process through our Online Application portal, you will be able to schedule your interview from the drop-down menu. 

Interview Requirements

  1. Declare Cinematic Arts as your major of choice. The online application link will work after you have completed your Change of Major to Cinematic Arts.
  2. Upload the following 3 elements to the Cinematic Arts Online Application:
    • Complete the Personal Information and Interest in Filmmaking page.
    • Write a 1,000-word essay telling us your idea for an independent film.
    • Include one letter of reference from a Liberty University faculty/staff member or a Liberty RA. If transferring, a reference letter from a faculty or staff member of another college/university is acceptable.

For transfer students only: In addition to the above, please send in your unofficial transcripts from any university/college that you have attended other than Liberty to

Note: Films, DVDs, or videotapes will not be accepted with applications

Interviews take place in the Cinematic Arts Main Offices, Green Hall 1892

You need to have all of your general education courses completed (including CINE 201, CINE 202, and CINE 203) by the beginning of the fall term you plan on entering the program.

By enrolling in the Cinematic Arts Program, you will need to provide travel for yourself to off-campus locations in order to fulfill class requirements, and you will not be compensated for transportation.


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