Minor in Digital Filmmaking

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Application to the UCI filmmaking program, the Minor in Digital Filmmaking is open to all undergraduate UCI students. There are no restrictions based on major or level. Admission to the film production program is on a competitive basis and students must submit an online application with a statement of purpose and links to online work samples. A limited number of students are admitted to the DigiFilm Minor on a quarterly basis. The quarterly deadline is Friday, Week 3 by 5:00pm. Applicants that meet the deadline will be notified of their admission status via email by Week 7.

It is expected to take a minimum of two years to complete the minor. If you are a junior or senior, please address how you will be able to complete the minor prior to graduation.


Applications now open for 2017-2018 school year.

Application deadline is Friday, April 21 at 5pm.
LATE APPLICATIONS will be reviewed as space allows and in the order received.

INCOMING FRESHMEN/TRANSFER STUDENTS: Use NA and 0.0 where necessary, and use your current email. Please acknowledge your incoming freshman/transfer status in your statement.

Applicants that meet the deadline will be notified of their admission status via email by May 19.

Interested students are encouraged to obtain further information from the Digital Filmmaking website and from Student Affairs Office, 101 Mesa Arts Building. Course Materials fees are required for all courses in the Minor.

More information on the film production Minor in Digital Filmmaking


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We recommend writing this statement in a document editor and copy/pasting the text. Please include a statement addressing: Your reasons for applying to the Minor in Digital Filmmaking. How you expect the minor to contribute to your undergraduate education. Discuss relevant extracurricular activities or work experience that you feel is applicable.
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