• 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.

2022 Fall Entry

Film School Applications for the Fall 2022 entry application period.

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AlexJoseph
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First time applying to London Film School. Application process was easy, and setting up the interview was simple. Their application portal on their website organizes everything well.
Film Program & Degree
London Film School - MA Screenwriting
Submission Date
Apr 4, 2022
Interview Notification Date
May 19, 2022
Interview Date
May 23, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Jun 7, 2022
Mr.Wenders
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UCLA TFT transfer applicant 2023. In-state, First time applying.
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Department of Film, Television, and Digital Media (B.A.)
Submission Date
Jan 11, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Mar 21, 2023
Interview Date
Mar 25, 2023
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Less admission requirements than USC. one...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Screenwriting
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 16, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 14, 2022
this application requires a lot of materials...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Writing for Screen and TV MFA
Submission Date
Nov 3, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Feb 25, 2022
ScriptToScreenDream
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Fourth time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Jan 16, 2022
Interview Date
Jan 17, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 2, 2022
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Sep 11, 2022

Application Materials attached:
  1. Visual Samples (Video)

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MaddsL
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Great School! Light supplemental compared to other schools.
Film Program & Degree
UT Austin - Department of Radio-Television-Film (BS)
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2022
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shirleyz
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First time applying.
Film Program & Degree
Goldsmiths - MA Filmmaking (Producing)
Submission Date
May 25, 2022
Naw
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First-time applying.
Film Program & Degree
FSU - Screenwriting
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Jan 19, 2022
Interview Date
Feb 12, 2022
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BridgerPhilipZadina
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Thrilled to have been admitted from the...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Producing
Submission Date
Dec 10, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 14, 2022
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Jul 22, 2022
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degalder
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First time applying. I have been granted a La Caixa Fellowship to study a film directing MA abroad.
Film Program & Degree
NFTS - Directing Fiction
Submission Date
May 5, 2022

Application Materials attached:
  1. Short Film

Ehowells
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It’s gone really well! AFI is my dream but I...
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Screenwriting
Submission Date
Nov 29, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Jan 18, 2022
Interview Date
Feb 8, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 14, 2022
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Jun 30, 2022
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xXMing
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I got offers for MA Film and MA Sound Arts. MA Sound Arts did not have an interview and gave me an offer on 18 March.
Film Program & Degree
University of the Arts London (UAL) - MA Film
Submission Date
Mar 18, 2022
Interview Notification Date
May 26, 2022
Interview Date
Jun 1, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Jun 1, 2022

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

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Danny_5
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It was a bit stressful meeting the deadlines...
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Directing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 2, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 14, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2022
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Jun 17, 2022
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Applied to UCSD, UCSB, UCB for graduation spring 2024. Admitted to all. Applied and not accepted to UCLA, but I didn't do the pre-work to stand out. Only 3 students admitted this year as CA CC transfers, or 2, per head of CC Film Dept.
Film Program & Degree
UC Santa Barbara - Film & Media Studies (BA)
Submission Date
Oct 1, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Apr 18, 2022

Application Materials attached:
  1. Personal Statement
  2. Writing Samples
  3. Visual Samples (Stills)
  4. Resume

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They rejected me without an interview, which...
Film Program & Degree
University of the Arts London (UAL) - MA Film
Submission Date
Feb 14, 2022
mel_val
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First time applying - follow the prompts obviously, but definitely take to heart the "we want to know more about you" portion.
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Producing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2021
Interview Notification Date
May 12, 2022
Interview Date
May 18, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2022
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
May 19, 2022
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angievkubessi
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First time applying.
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Oct 31, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 10, 2022
whynot?3ree
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First time applying
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Nov 11, 2021
Interview Notification Date
May 9, 2022
Interview Date
May 13, 2022
Decision Notification Date
May 16, 2022
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
May 16, 2022
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Joshna
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MFA Film & Television Production
Film Program & Degree
LMU - Film and Television Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 11, 2022
Interview Date
Feb 18, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Apr 7, 2022
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blonde.death
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First time applying!
Film Program & Degree
Cal State Fullerton (CSUF) - MFA In Screenwriting
Submission Date
Jan 19, 2022
Interview Notification Date
May 12, 2022
Interview Date
May 19, 2022
Decision Notification Date
May 26, 2022
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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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