• 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.

2021 Fall Entry

Film School Applications for the Fall 2021 entry application period.

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  • Ohio-graduate film
    Hey, did you end up attending OU?
    • m_w
  • AFI Directing Fall 2021
    Hello ! I'm getting quite aware about the whole process but I would love to see few films of people that was admitted, would you be ok to share...
    • Joachim.mcx
  • USC Film & TV MFA
    I think this is for production
    • helloitsme
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    Columbia Film MFA Creative Producing
    Congrats! I applied this year. How did you interview go? What kind of questions they ask?
    • Deleted member 27219
  • MA Filmmaking - London Film School
    Hi siddharth!! Just wanted to quickly check how long the overall application process took with lfs? How long did they take after you submitted...
    • Meghabhaduri
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snipsnapsnout
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First time applying
Film Program & Degree
U of Iowa - Film & Video production MFA
Submission Date
Jan 17, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Mar 8, 2021
Interview Date
Mar 12, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 24, 2021
ssanders4th
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First time applicant, accepted from waitlist
Film Program & Degree
LMU - Film and Television Production MFA
Submission Date
Dec 11, 2020
Interview Date
Mar 12, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Apr 28, 2021
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Apr 28, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
CSUN MFA Screenwriting
Film Program & Degree
Cal State Northridge (CSUN) - MFA in Screenwriting Program
Submission Date
Feb 10, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
viipyramids
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First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Writing for Screen and TV MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2020
Decision Notification Date
Feb 27, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
First time applicant!
Film Program & Degree
Columbia - Directing/Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Dec 14, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 18, 2021
Interview Date
Mar 3, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
cgold
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First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Jan 22, 2021
Interview Date
Jan 25, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 2, 2021
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Jun 15, 2021

Application Materials attached:
  1. Personal Statement
  2. Short Film

GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Siddharth Menon
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I quit the corporate world and decided to plunge into the world of films and thus the application process was completely alien to me. However, I was able to maneuver through it fairly well, in my opinion.
Film Program & Degree
London Film School - MA Filmmaking
Submission Date
Oct 15, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Nov 22, 2020
Interview Date
Nov 25, 2020
Decision Notification Date
Dec 15, 2020
CKAnderson
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Film Program & Degree
BU - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Jan 6, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 16, 2021
monstergirl
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Film Program & Degree
FSU - MFA Production
Submission Date
Sep 24, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 19, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 20, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 19, 2021
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Jun 2, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Film Program & Degree
Stony Brook - MFA Screenwriting
Submission Date
Dec 15, 2020
Decision Notification Date
May 21, 2021
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
London Film School - MA Screenwriting
Submission Date
Apr 5, 2021
Interview Notification Date
May 17, 2021
Interview Date
May 25, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Jun 4, 2021
Umie13
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First time applicant
Film Program & Degree
London Film School - MA Screenwriting
Submission Date
Apr 5, 2021
Interview Notification Date
May 26, 2021
Interview Date
Jun 7, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Jun 9, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Umie13
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First time applicant
Film Program & Degree
MET Film School - MA Screenwriting
Submission Date
Jan 27, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Jan 28, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 11, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Feb 12, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
monstergirl
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Film Program & Degree
Columbia College Chicago - Cinema and Television Directing (MFA)
Submission Date
Sep 14, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 8, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 12, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Feb 22, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
betzy
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Film Program & Degree
London Film School - MA Screenwriting
Submission Date
Jan 27, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Apr 8, 2021
Interview Date
Apr 15, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Apr 27, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
ArtCenter College of Design (MFA)
Submission Date
Jan 14, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 24, 2021

Application Materials attached:
  1. Short Film

GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Operator
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first time applying to this new program
Film Program & Degree
Antioch University Santa Barbara - MFA in Writing & Contemporary Media
Submission Date
May 7, 2021
Decision Notification Date
May 10, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
monstergirl
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774
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Film Program & Degree
DePaul - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Sep 12, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Jan 18, 2021
Interview Date
Jan 26, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Feb 3, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
monstergirl
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524
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Film Program & Degree
University Of Central Arkansas MFA
Submission Date
Sep 12, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Jan 25, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Feb 10, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
aqw10010
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will attach soon
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Producing
Submission Date
Dec 2, 2020
Interview Date
Jan 29, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2021

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