Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Film & Television

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Film & Television is designed as a preprofessional degree program for students interested in entering the film and television industry upon graduation. This program will allow you to explore various aspects of the production process including directing, screenwriting, and cinematography.

The BFA in Film & Television is a selective admissions program which requires prospective students to submit additional application materials for admissions consideration.

Step 1 - Apply to LSU
Step 2 - Submit additional BFA Application in Admissions Portal

Materials Needed for BFA Application:

  • Students will list any production experience (film, television, school broadcast, video, social media, etc.).
  • Students will list part- or full-time employment, volunteer experience, and/or extracurricular activities.
  • OPTIONAL: Single page resume that further highlights creative works.
  • Statement of Purpose: Brief 250 word statement that highlights why a student is interested in pursuing this degree and career goals.
  • Film or Video Submission (1-4 Minutes in Length)
    As part of the application to Louisiana State University Students indicate two intended majors. For students who are not accepted to the Bachelor of Fine Arts major, they will be admitted to their second intended major of choice. 

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BFA Film/TV Application Workshop Registration

This virtual workshop will give an overview of what is required for the BFA Film/TV application and answer any questions you may have concerning the application or selection process.

Date: Monday, November 28th at 6pm
Location: Virtual (Zoom)

Please register via the link below.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact Rebecca Wagner at

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For more information contact the School of Theatre Office:


105 Music and Dramatic Arts Building
Attn. Becca Wagner
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA

Email Becca