• How to use the Film School Application Database & Tracker

    How to use the Film School Application Database & Tracker

    Thanks to our many members, the FilmSchool.org Application Database and Tracker consists of over 4,000 applications that date back to 2015, making it one of the most advantageous tools on the website. Its basic function is to track film schools’ rates of acceptance, minimum GPAs, accepted test scores, in addition to each program's many notification and decision dates.

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Application Periods
18
Series
1
Applications
4,423
Views
2,915,862
Comments
3,906
kingofsweaters
Updated
Views
710
Reaction score
7
Comments
5
First time applying.
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Screenwriting
Submission Date
Nov 29, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 18, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 20, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
Scholarship Notification
Mar 18, 2024
ACT: ## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
skyfall92
Views
98
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
It has gone really fast so far. I got most of...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Production Design
Submission Date
Mar 22, 2024
Interview Notification Date
Mar 26, 2024
Interview Date
Mar 28, 2024
Scholarship Notification
Apr 17, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Never got an interview, so I really just...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Screenwriting
Submission Date
Oct 8, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
bagofsuck
Views
146
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
The application process was great...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Screenwriting
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 12, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 5, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
hkim133
Views
273
Reaction score
3
Comments
1
This was my first time applying to AFI. I...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Directing
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 23, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 22, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
Logan
Updated
Views
326
Reaction score
3
Comments
2
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Editing
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 13, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 12, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Ares
Views
108
Reaction score
3
Comments
1
The challenge was writing the narrative...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Editing
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 13, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 25, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
gjt2024
Views
146
Reaction score
3
Comments
1
The application was a fun learning experience...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Directing
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 26, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 22, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
shanng
Views
102
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
The application process was pretty...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Screenwriting
Submission Date
Nov 29, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
This is a test of the new copy feature
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Editing
Submission Date
Jan 14, 2019
Interview Notification Date
Jan 15, 2019
Interview Date
Feb 4, 2019
Decision Notification Date
May 14, 2019
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Jun 24, 2019
Scholarship Notification
Jun 24, 2019

Application Materials attached:
  1. Portfolio
  2. Visual Samples (Video)
  3. Short Film

SAT: #### (Data visible for Supporting Members)
ACT: ## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
GRE Verbal Reasoning: ### (Data visible for Supporting Members)
GRE Quantitative Reasoning: ### (Data visible for Supporting Members)
GRE Analytical Writing: #.# (Data visible for Supporting Members)
TOEFL: ## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
bddub24
Updated
Views
422
Reaction score
1
Updates
2
Comments
2
First time applying.
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Screenwriting
Submission Date
Sep 15, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 12, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 6, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Zhani
Views
171
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
This is my first time applying. Hope to get in.
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Producing
Submission Date
Jan 4, 2024
Interview Notification Date
Jan 18, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 23, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
elederberg15
Views
210
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
It went well. I had a short film that I...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Directing
Submission Date
Nov 27, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 22, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 30, 2024
mateofro
Views
211
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
The application was easy and straightforward...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Producing
Submission Date
Nov 22, 2023
unwinding-dreams
Updated
Views
703
Reaction score
1
Updates
2
Comments
3
First time applying!
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Screenwriting
Submission Date
Nov 29, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 12, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 29, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
Scholarship Notification
Mar 18, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Keirariek
Views
307
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
Not necessarily hard, the lack of fee waiver...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Directing
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
beatsbybroadway
Views
234
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
Very good. I submitted everything on time...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Cinematography
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 17, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 7, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
harsha1234
Views
262
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
Applying to this institute was quite hectic...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Directing
Submission Date
Nov 22, 2023
itcomesatnight
Views
245
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
AFI's app was pretty straightforward. The...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Screenwriting
Submission Date
Nov 29, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 18, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 16, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
jaycee
Updated
Views
476
Reaction score
2
Updates
1
Comments
1
Second time applying
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Cinematography
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 17, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)

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Acceptance Data
For up to date Film School Acceptance Rates, including Minimum GPAs, Minimum Test Scores, After Interview and Off-Waitlist Acceptance Rates, Film Experience and Undergraduate degrees of accepted applicants, Age data, and other acceptance statistics for your film program of choice simply navigate to the Acceptance Rates tab on each film school's page in our Film School Database.

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