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Department of Film

Application Requirements


Digital Short

  • Create or upload a digital short film that you’ve created. There is no preconceived format for the short film. We are interested in seeing your particular technique and perspective. There should be at least five separate shots and the duration should be no more than three minutes.
  • Digital Shorts are uploaded through the students' Loyola Application Status Page (students who submitted the Common Application will receive an email with login instructions).


  • The interview consists of a conversation with Digital Filmmaking faculty members.
  • You will be asked to express your goals and aspirations, past experiences in film, why you want to study at Loyola, etc.  

Remote Interview Option: 

Applicants who are unable to attend an on-campus interview may schedule a phone interview. Students will schedule their remote interviews through the Loyola Application Status Page