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Brief Introduction

As one of the Asia's most prestigious film colleges and China’s only film academy, the Beijing Film Academy offers unmatched and extensive resources for your film education. BFA offers 1-year Film Major Visiting Students Program (taught in the Chinese Language) to International Students.


Majors and Directions

Majors for BFA Film Major Visiting Students Program(Taught in Chinese)


Department of Directing

Majors Directions Tuition(RMB) Taught Language
Drama and Film-and-Television Director Film Directing 80000 /year Chinese


Department of Cinematography

Majors Directions Tuition(RMB) Taught Language
Cinematography Cinematography 52000 /half a year Chinese


Performing Arts School

Majors Directions Tuition(RMB) Taught Language
Performing Arts Performing Arts 68000 /year Chinese


Short-term Training Program for other Majors

Majors Directions Tuition(RMB) Taught Language


Sound/ Screening Writing/ Fine Arts/
Management/ Film Studies/ Photography/
Animation/ Film Technology

46000 /year Chinese


Brief Application Requirements

1. Must hold a non-Chinese passport for at least 4 years. Applicants should have lived in a foreign country for over 2 years.

2. Applicants must be above the ages of 18. Applicants must meet the health requirements met by the Chinese Ministry of Education and the Chinese Ministry of Health.

3. For applicants who may be required by their own country to perform national military service, we suggest completing your service before applying.

4. If any school has expelled the student in the past we will deny the application.

5. Applicants who have a criminal or prison record will not be accepted.


Brief Required Documentation

1. One Filled Application Forms. The form should not be writing by hand. Please remember to send the electronic ones to the mailbox:

2. Graduation Certification and Grade Sheet of high school education.

3. Scanned copy of your passport

4. Please provide Certification of New HSK(汉语水平考试) level 5 or HSK level 6

5. Application Fees: 400RMB (70USD)


Timeline for application

1. Present all the documents for the application from March to July every year.

2. Some applicants may ask to join the interview for Directing major in early July every year.

3. Receive the enrollment result in August every year.

4. Register at the beginning of September.


Contact Information

Address: Room105 International School H Building Beijing Film Academy No.4 Xitucheng Rd. Haidian District, Beijing China Post number:100088

Tel: 0086-010-8204 5753 Fax: 0086-010-8204 3731

E-mail: liubeibei


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