• 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.

2019 Fall Entry

Film School Applications for the Fall 2019 entry application period.

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Jina Miao
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first time application
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Directing
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2018
Interview Notification Date
Jan 1, 2019
Interview Date
Feb 15, 2019
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2019
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evearellie
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Applied as a freshman, got in off the waitlist after 5 days.
Film Program & Degree
Florida State University - College of Motion Picture Arts BFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2018
Interview Notification Date
Feb 8, 2019
Interview Date
Feb 22, 2019
Decision Notification Date
Apr 1, 2019

Application Materials attached:
  1. Portfolio
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Writing Samples
  4. Visual Samples (Stills)
  5. Visual Samples (Video)
  6. Short Film

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2nd time applying
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
1st time applying
Film Program & Degree
SFSU - Graduate Film
macieekt
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2nd time applying
Film Program & Degree
Syracuse - Film MFA
1st time applying
Film Program & Degree
Columbia - Directing/Screenwriting MFA
2nd time applying, deffered for Fall 2020
Film Program & Degree
Emerson - Film and Media Art MFA
Jobin
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Submitted a 10 page short and the first 10 pages of a feature. A short personal statement and a video statement.
Film Program & Degree
BU - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Jan 31, 2019
Decision Notification Date
Feb 16, 2019
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Cinematic
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Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
yaoyao
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Film Program & Degree
AFI - Directing
amar41
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First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2018
Interview Notification Date
Jan 22, 2019
Interview Date
Jan 30, 2019
Decision Notification Date
Feb 17, 2019
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amar41
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650
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First time applying
Film Program & Degree
Columbia - Directing/Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2018
Interview Notification Date
Feb 11, 2019
Interview Date
Mar 12, 2019
Decision Notification Date
Apr 2, 2019
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Yasmina
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614
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Decision Notification Date
Mar 26, 2019
heyambshey
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First time applying.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Writing for Screen and TV MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2018
Decision Notification Date
Mar 21, 2019
My application I feel wasn't the strongest. I...
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Oct 31, 2018
Decision Notification Date
Apr 2, 2019
Twas my first time applying. I made it to the second round, then was denied. This was during my senior year in undergrad. Click to read the book I wrote about the process and advice.
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Dramatic Writing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2018
Interview Notification Date
Mar 3, 2019
Interview Date
Mar 8, 2019
Decision Notification Date
Mar 26, 2019
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Gigawatt
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First time applying and CSUN was the only...
Film Program & Degree
Cal State Northridge (CSUN) - MFA in Screenwriting Program
Submission Date
Feb 4, 2019
Decision Notification Date
Mar 19, 2019
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JML415
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Fall 2019
Film Program & Degree
USC School of Cinematic Arts (BFA)
Submission Date
Feb 1, 2019
Interview Notification Date
May 17, 2019
Interview Date
May 26, 2019
Decision Notification Date
Jun 28, 2019
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kelseyk4
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I'm applying as a transfer student. The interview went well and the professor thought I was funny.
Film Program & Degree
USC School of Cinematic Arts (BFA)
Submission Date
Feb 1, 2019
Interview Notification Date
Mar 27, 2019
Interview Date
Mar 30, 2019
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alcudish
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2K
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First time
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Cinematography MFA
Submission Date
Oct 28, 2018
Interview Notification Date
Feb 11, 2019
Interview Date
Feb 22, 2019
Decision Notification Date
Mar 27, 2019
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