• 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
19
Series
1
Applications
4,431
Views
2,998,157
Comments
3,917
jacobsullivan
Views
526
Reaction score
1
Comments
4
It's my first time applying to UCLA's screenwriting MFA, Feature Track. I applied with two full-length screenplays. One is a hitman feature, and the other is a drama that follows a director and author. Both are set in Los Angeles.
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 24, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 1, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Apr 19, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
8ballqueen
Updated
Views
432
Reaction score
5
Updates
1
Comments
4
It’s been a long, windy road. I only applied...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 26, 2024
Interview Date
Mar 2, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 22, 2024
Imtrying
Views
130
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
Yay!
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 19, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 29, 2024
Decision Notification Date
May 8, 2024
BuckysOwner
Views
460
Reaction score
4
Comments
3
I had my interview on January 29th and got my decision on February 17th. I checked my email and was told to check my application portal for an update on my application. There was a letter linked.
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 24, 2024
Interview Date
Jan 29, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Feb 17, 2024
Scholarship Notification
Feb 17, 2024
HannahLSam
Views
231
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
First time applying!
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Cinematography MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 13, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 18, 2024
Arthrax
Updated
Views
644
Reaction score
3
Updates
1
Comments
1
I submitted the dramedy and drama scripts!
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 24, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 2, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Feb 16, 2024
Scholarship Notification
Feb 16, 2024
itcomesatnight
Views
423
Reaction score
3
Comments
1
I'm an alumnus of UCLA's TFT Professional...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Oct 30, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 19, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 1, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Feb 17, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
lucas Liu
Views
201
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
There are many additional materials required...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Production Design MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
orianairene
Views
329
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying.
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Oct 29, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Feb 27, 2024
Interview Date
Mar 2, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 22, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
XiaLei
Views
713
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
The interview was at a very short notice but...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Production Design MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Apr 21, 2023
Interview Date
Apr 25, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Apr 27, 2023
RoseOfAberlone
Views
890
Reaction score
2
Comments
5
The application is short and straightforward...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 2, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Mar 11, 2023
Interview Date
Mar 17, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 29, 2023
manicpixiejedi
Views
513
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
First time applying straight after college.
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Oct 30, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Mar 15, 2023
Interview Date
Mar 18, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 31, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
gcri3
Views
615
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
I applied to the UCLA TFT Screenwriting MFA...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jan 30, 2023
Interview Date
Feb 10, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 8, 2023
Scholarship Notification
Mar 13, 2023
Lucas111
Views
864
Reaction score
3
Comments
7
UCLA MFA Film Production Fall 2023 interviewed
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Mar 13, 2023
Interview Date
Mar 18, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 30, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Daniela75lm
Views
545
Reaction score
1
Comments
4
The application process was quite stressful...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Cinematography MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Mar 13, 2023
Interview Date
Mar 19, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
TOEFL: ## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
BR2023
Updated
Views
823
Reaction score
1
Comments
3
The application process is pretty...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Oct 27, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jan 30, 2023
Interview Date
Feb 10, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 8, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
hcoles
Views
673
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying to UCLA, I did undergrad film at NYU
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Oct 29, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jan 30, 2023
Interview Date
Feb 10, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 8, 2023
Scholarship Notification
Mar 13, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
nik300
Views
561
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
This is the first time applying. Application...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jan 30, 2023
Interview Date
Feb 17, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 8, 2023
angievkubessi
Views
807
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying.
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Oct 31, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 10, 2022
tpzdd
Views
962
Reaction score
1
The application was manageable. I spent as...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Oct 30, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 2, 2022
Interview Date
Feb 7, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Apr 19, 2022
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)

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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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