Tuition & Application Information


Program Producer, Sarah Lawrence Filmmaking Faculty

E-mail Jay

Students from Sarah Lawrence and other accredited colleges and universities are welcome to apply to Cinema Sarah Lawrence. The following materials are required as part of the application process:

  • Application
    Please download and complete the application form
  • Personal Statement
    Outline your motivations for wanting to participate in this film intensive. Include a discussion of your educational and film backgrounds, any specific film skills (e.g., editing, costumes, photography), and your passion for narrative filmmaking. List some favorite films. Please also discuss your thoughts on collaboration with other students and professionals in a rigorous program.
  • Recommendation
    Please attach a written recommendation from a faculty member who knows you well.
  • Resume
    Please attach your resume of work and educational experiences.
  • Transcript
    Please include your college transcript with your application.

If you’d like, provide a link to a filmmaking project that demonstrates your vision and skills that you would like to have considered as a part of your application.

Though not required, an interview is a valuable part of the application process. Please indicate on your application form if you are available to travel to Sarah Lawrence for an interview.

Please return application and all required materials, either via mail or e-mail, to:

Jay Craven
Filmmaking Faculty
Sarah Lawrence College
1 Mead Way
Bronxville, NY 10708

Application Deadlines

Admission to Cinema Sarah Lawrence is on a rolling basis, with applications accepted and candidates admitted until the program is fully enrolled. For this reason, interested students are advised to submit their applications as soon as possible, and no later than November 1, 2018.