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Creative Endeavors in Film with Real-World Applications.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Film program offers a unique approach to studying the art of filmmaking. Through a blend of theoretical exploration and practical application, students delve into film theory, history, and culture. In courses ranging from production techniques to screenwriting, students develop the skills needed to bring their creative visions to life on screen. This holistic approach prepares students to thrive in the dynamic world of film and media production.

Through courses in production, art, and screenwriting, you'll conceptualize effective strategies for creating moving media. Classes in cinema history will challenge you to think critically about images and their meaning. Courses like Film Aesthetics and Storytelling for the Screen will provide insights into disseminating messages across a diverse array of distribution channels.

A portfolio submission is required for admission into the Film Program.
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Top Reasons

Chart Your Own Path

Our distinctive BFA program offers a comprehensive overview of filmmaking, coupled with the freedom to tailor your studies to your passions. Whether your focus is on video production, editing, or production management, our program equips you with the skills and knowledge to thrive in this dynamic field.

Hands-On Learning

From the moment you step on campus, you'll have access to professional-grade equipment and immersive experiences, allowing you to learn by doing.

Cutting-Edge Resources

Our program boasts top-of-the-line 4K cinema cameras, advanced gimbals, state-of-the-art LED lights, and fully equipped editing labs. These modern facilities not only immerse you in the latest film and video technology but also provide the essential tools for your internship and senior thesis projects.

Showcase Your Work

As a Film student, you’ll have the opportunity to present your work at Florida Southern’s annual

Meet Our Mocs

Julia Couch
Mckinley Miller
Amanda Grisanti

Official Partners and Affiliates

Hulbert Homes, Inc. Loud Life Productions. UFVA: University Film and Video Association. Film Florida Entertainment Production Association. Film Independent.

Program Details




Admission Requirements

Talent-based scholarships for students intending to pursue a film degree are available through the submission of a portfolio for review. A portfolio submission is required for admission into the Film Program.

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All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

  • A completed application form 
  • An official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores (unless applying Test-Optional)
  • Academic recommendation 


Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

  • A completed application form 
  • Personal statement
  • All official college transcripts
  • Social standing form 

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Learn Moreabout transfer student requirements 


Learn More about international student requirements 

Scholarships Available

Visual Arts and Design Scholarships

Talent-based awards based upon the submission of a portfolio.

Various Amounts

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Program Contact

William Allen William Allen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Digital Media

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