Course Commencement Date Sep , 2023 View all dates


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • MFA in Film Production is offered by Faculty of Arts under The University of British Columbia, Canada
  • The MFA in Film Production program is designed for students with a comprehensive background in filmmaking and wish to pursue a specific creative vision in an academic environment
  • The film production master’s degree focuses on the areas of directing, screenwriting, and producing live action narrative or documentary film
  • The objective is to develop the student’s intellectual, creative and technical skills as they prepare to embark on professional careers in the film industry


  • University Rankings
    • #42

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #46

      - QS 2022

    • #37

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #35

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 5,65,483
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 9,44,866
InsuranceINR 16,411
TransportationINR 32,204
Student FeesINR 32,947
Health-Care Coverage FeeINR 55,737
TextbooksINR 34,062
Mobile PhoneINR 18,579
Personal ExpensesINR 59,453
Application FeeINR 10,404
TotalINR 12,04,663

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 61.93


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 29ᵗʰ March 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned



  • The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies establishes the minimum admission requirements common to all applicants, usually a minimum overall average in the B+ range (76% at UBC)


Marks - 100/120

  • With 22 in Listening and Reading & 21 in Writing and speaking


No specific cutoff mentioned


Marks - 7/9

  • with a score of 6.5 in each section

Other eligibility criteria

Documents required:

  • a copy of official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended and are currently enrolled in. If transcripts are in a language other than English applicat must also provide a certified translation
  • a resume of film and related experience
  • a portfolio of completed films where applicant was a primary creator
  • A description of each film applicant has submitted and his/her role on each project
  • A proposal for a thesis film. If thesis is a feature-length film, applicant must also submit an alternate proposal for a shorter film
  • A statement of intent describing the reasons for wanting to complete the MFA Program
  • Three references
  • Applicants should browse faculty profiles and indicate in their application who they are interested in working with
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Important Dates

Sep , 2023

Course Commencement Date

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Canada.

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