Beijing Film Academy's Film International Film Production

Steps to Apply

Step 1:  Submit all documents
Email a scanned copy of each document and the Application form to InternationalBFA@yahoo.com

Step 2:  Pay the Application fee of 800rmb

Step 3:  After a week you will be notified and an interview will be setup either in person if you’re in Beijing or by Skype if you’re in your home country.

Step 4:  After the June 15 2017 deadline students will be notified by email if they are accepted into the program. They will be mailed a JW202 form (China Student Visa Form), which the student will take to the Chinese Embassy and apply. Make sure we have your current mailing address and updated phone number.

Application checklist

  • Scanned copy of your passport
  • Filled application form
  • 1 Passport sized photo
  • Scanned copy of previous educational certificates and academic records. (English translations attached with non-English records)
  • An essay of maximum 1500 words that’s split into 2 parts:
    1. A motivational letter explaining why you want to be a part of the program.
    2. An original 5 minute story outline for a short film
  • A personal statement letter that includes your family and cultural background,  your education level,  your academic achievements and your areas of interest.
  • A portfolio of past projects. (This isn’t necessary but it will help show your creativity and will give us a better idea of your personality).
  • Some examples of what to send are:
    1. Short films no longer than 10 minutes
    2. 10 minute excerpt from a feature film
    3. 10 pages from a screenplay in PDF format
    4. No more than 10 professional photographs
    5. Easily accessible paintings or sculptures.
  • For screenplays only email PDF files to us. (No .doc or .fdx files). For video files please upload them to Dropbox and email the link to InternationalBFA@yahoo.com
  • Optional - A scanned copy of English language results verified by recognizable institutions like IELTS or TOFEL verified within 3 years.
  • Optional - A scanned copy of SAT or A-Level test result.

Application fee

The application fee is 800 RMB.
Applicants should send the payment before June 15,  2015 by T/T (telegraphic transfer) to:
INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA LIMITED NEW YORK BRANCH SWIFT
Address :  ICBKUS33
FED ABA :  026014591
CHIPS ABA :  1459

For credit to
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Beijing Municipal Branch, Beijing,  PRC SWIFT
Address :  ICBKCNBJBJM

For further credit to Beneficiary
Account Number : 0200010009014480041
Name:  Beijing Film Academy
Address : 
Beijing Film Academy
No.4 ,  Xi Tu Cheng Road,  Hai Dian Dist.  Beijing 100088,  China

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