• 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
  • D
    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
yourztruly
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Film Program & Degree
AFI - Screenwriting
Submission Date
Nov 20, 2020
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2021
bean
Updated
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1K
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Producing MFA
Submission Date
Nov 24, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Jan 28, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 2, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
rainydays
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801
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First time applying, no experience
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Directing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 4, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 16, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
rainydays
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1K
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1
Comments
1
First time applying, no experience
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 16, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 19, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Feb 26, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
madawon
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891
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1
Comments
3
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Directing
Submission Date
Dec 15, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 2, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 17, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2021
Pguillen
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2K
Reaction score
1
Comments
8
Directing program at AFI Conservatory for Fall 2021
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Directing
Submission Date
Nov 27, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Jan 21, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 10, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2021

Application Materials attached:
  1. Portfolio
  2. Visual Samples (Video)
  3. Short Film

GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
maytheforce
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594
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1
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1
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Producing Program (Dual MBA/MFA)
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 5, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 18, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2021
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Producing Program (Dual MBA/MFA)
Submission Date
Dec 15, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 5, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 18, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Sh_Rx
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481
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1
Comments
1
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
LMU - Film and Television Production MFA
Submission Date
Dec 2, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 4, 2021
Interview Date
Mar 10, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 11, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
sraz
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577
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1
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
LMU - Writing and Producing for Television MFA
Submission Date
Dec 11, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 5, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 15, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 11, 2021
anniewaits
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702
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
First time applying to grad school
Film Program & Degree
Columbia - Creative Producing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 15, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 10, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 18, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
thepenguin
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414
Reaction score
1
first time
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Producing
Submission Date
Oct 9, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Jan 15, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 3, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2021
ysm852
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771
Reaction score
1
Comments
3
First Time Applying
Film Program & Degree
CalArts - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Dec 3, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 12, 2021
Interview Date
Mar 3, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 12, 2021
maxalexander
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903
Reaction score
1
Comments
4
BU didn't do an interview, but rather included...
Film Program & Degree
BU - Television MFA
Submission Date
Jan 31, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 8, 2021

Application Materials attached:
  1. Short Film

GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
CampbellSoup
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806
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1
Comments
2
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
LMU - Writing and Producing for Television MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 5, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 12, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 12, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
mao005
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497
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
TV Writer's Studio program
Film Program & Degree
LIU Brooklyn - Writing and Producing for TV MFA
Submission Date
Dec 8, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Dec 11, 2020
Interview Date
Dec 16, 2020
Decision Notification Date
Dec 16, 2020
mao005
Views
604
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
first time applying
Film Program & Degree
LMU - Writing and Producing for Television MFA
Submission Date
Dec 6, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 6, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 16, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 11, 2021
James Kevin Junior
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720
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
Personal statement (fewer than 1000 words)...
Film Program & Degree
LMU - Writing for the Screen MFA
Submission Date
Dec 15, 2020
Decision Notification Date
Mar 11, 2021
Veer
Updated
Views
905
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
They take interviews as a part of the...
Film Program & Degree
London Film Academy - Filmmaking MA
Submission Date
Jan 8, 2021
Interview Date
Mar 16, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Feb 26, 2021
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
CKD
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1K
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
Film Program & Degree
USC - Peter Stark Producing Program
Submission Date
Nov 13, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 1, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 22, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 10, 2021

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