• 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
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
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)
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)
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
MelMcG
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1K
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2
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Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 13, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 8, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 16, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 10, 2021
First time application (Back up)
Film Program & Degree
DePaul - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Feb 11, 2021
Interview Date
Mar 25, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 31, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Jinyang
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Film Program & Degree
Ohio - MFA Film
Submission Date
Feb 1, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 18, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 25, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 1, 2021
ChristianChexmix
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Transfer From OCC. First time applying.
Film Program & Degree
Chapman University - Dodge College of Film and Media Arts (B.A. & B.F.A.)
Submission Date
Feb 14, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Mar 23, 2021
Interview Date
Apr 5, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Apr 20, 2021

Application Materials attached:
  1. Visual Samples (Video)

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nook
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645
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first time applying
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Screenwriting
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Jan 19, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 10, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2021
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Nathalie Granger
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First time applying
Film Program & Degree
CalArts - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Dec 29, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 11, 2021
Interview Date
Mar 1, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 9, 2021
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gretamonreau
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821
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Comments
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I was already directing/producing in Spain and decided to apply last minute - I'm convinced that the interview made the difference for me!
Film Program & Degree
Columbia - Creative Producing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 15, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 10, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 18, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 5, 2021
chickennoodlesoup
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I got into Chapman’s Dodge on a tv writing and production major! (Undergraduate)
Film Program & Degree
Chapman University - Dodge College of Film and Media Arts (B.A. & B.F.A.)
Submission Date
Oct 25, 2020
Decision Notification Date
Dec 16, 2020
laoyang
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543
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first time applying
Film Program & Degree
Syracuse - Film MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Mar 1, 2021
Interview Date
Mar 5, 2021
first time applying
Film Program & Degree
Columbia - Directing/Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Dec 13, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Mar 1, 2021
Interview Date
Mar 3, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 28, 2021
louieg
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642
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Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Directing MFA
Submission Date
Nov 19, 2020
dintaifung
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779
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
CalArts - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Jan 4, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 11, 2021
Interview Date
Mar 2, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 10, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
LikeAnXray
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1K
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1
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First Time Applying
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Producing Program (Dual MBA/MFA)
Submission Date
Feb 1, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Mar 10, 2021
Interview Date
Mar 16, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 29, 2021
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Vindhya
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2K
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Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2020
monstergirl
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576
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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)

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