Tuition & Application Information

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Program Producer, Sarah Lawrence Filmmaking Faculty

E-mail Jay

Tuition, Room, and Board

Tuition for the full semester program is $26,300, including the trip to the Sundance Film Festival and airfare from Utah to Nantucket. The cost for room and board is $4,620. A growing number of colleges are allowing students’ full financial aid to travel with them to this program. We are happy to work with your college administration to discuss this possibility.

A limited amount of financial assistance is available.

How to Apply

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
jcraven@sarahlawrence.edu

Application Deadlines

  • Early Decision: June 1
  • Regular Decision: November 1