• 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
4,422
Views
2,911,115
Comments
3,901
kikimahones
Views
132
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
The essays are deceivingly difficult despite...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 24, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 15, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 7, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
This is my first time applying. Hope to get in.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 10, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Snippy
Views
318
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
Currently active duty Navy Officer separating this summer. First time applying to grad school. Had to write 10 essays all between 3000 and 1000 CHARACTERS (not words) and film a 60 second unedited intro video of me looking straight at the camera.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 25, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 20, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
nicky2024
Views
478
Reaction score
1
The application process so far has been a good...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Oct 29, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
ViraVij
Views
514
Reaction score
1
Second time applying.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2022
missscarlett
Views
541
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying international student
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Feb 1, 2023
Interview Date
Feb 23, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 11, 2023
kaporal
Views
893
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
The application procedure was great. I felt...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Feb 6, 2023
Interview Date
Feb 24, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2023
Sara Sparkles
Updated
Views
599
Reaction score
1
Updates
1
Comments
1
UCB Film & Media undergrad. First time applying. No interview request.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 8, 2022

Application Materials attached:
  1. Resume

GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
oracami
Views
402
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying to film school
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 29, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jan 26, 2023
Interview Date
Feb 8, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Feb 10, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
franklin12
Views
764
Reaction score
1
Comments
3
Third time applying ( Year 1: interviewed/Waitlisted, Year 2: Reject w/o interview, Year 3: Accepted w/ Interview) - Feels like I'm collecting infinity stones out here.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 14, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jan 26, 2023
Interview Date
Feb 9, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 11, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
erikmartgonz
Updated
Views
453
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying to USC SCA/graduate...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 14, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jan 26, 2023
Interview Date
Feb 13, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 10, 2023
D
Deleted member 27219
Views
269
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
In general, it's pretty ok. If you planned...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2022
jenovard
Updated
Views
1K
Reaction score
2
Comments
4
First Time Applicant
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Oct 16, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 1, 2022
Interview Date
Feb 10, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 7, 2022

Application Materials attached:
  1. Portfolio
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Resume

GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
maanj
Views
1K
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
First time applying and was extremely happy/shocked to receive an interview.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 14, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 2, 2022
Interview Date
Feb 11, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 22, 2022
student12345
Views
921
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
The application process has been both exciting...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 1, 2022
Interview Date
Feb 15, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 5, 2022
ea1
Views
705
Reaction score
2
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 11, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 1, 2022
Interview Date
Feb 24, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 7, 2022
hgibb15
Updated
Views
1K
Reaction score
1
Updates
2
Comments
1
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program Fall 2022
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 3, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 1, 2022
Interview Date
Feb 22, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 7, 2022
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
audr3y
Updated
Views
692
Reaction score
1
Updates
1
Comments
1
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 1, 2022
Interview Date
Feb 24, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 8, 2022
SAT: #### (Data visible for Supporting Members)
ACT: ## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Tydx
Views
768
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
It has been a relatively hiccup free process...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 14, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 8, 2022
Interview Date
Feb 18, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 6, 2022
Purple
Updated
Views
1K
Reaction score
1
Updates
2
Comments
1
First time applying to the Peter Stark Producing Program. It was smooth and USC was very communicative an helpful every time I had a question. I am very excited about this possibility. Fingers crossed.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 10, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 1, 2022
Interview Date
Feb 15, 2022
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
TOEFL: ## (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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Log your own Application with our application database to help improve the site's acceptance data.

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