• 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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Film Program & Degree
USC - Writing for Screen and TV MFA
Submission Date
Nov 3, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Feb 25, 2022
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

They rejected me without an interview, which...
Film Program & Degree
University of the Arts London (UAL) - MA Film
Submission Date
Feb 14, 2022
NTG
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699
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Senior in high school. First time applying for BA/BFA programs with a screenwriting focus
Film Program & Degree
USC School of Cinematic Arts (BFA)
Submission Date
Nov 26, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 25, 2022
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Jessie
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568
first time applying
Film Program & Degree
ArtCenter College of Design (MFA)
Submission Date
Jan 3, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 30, 2022
Jessie
Views
389
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first time applying
Film Program & Degree
UCLA - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Oct 31, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 28, 2022
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Jessie
Views
677
first time applying
Film Program & Degree
Syracuse - Film MFA
Submission Date
Jan 15, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 22, 2022
Second time applying
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2021
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The second time applying
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Producing
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 14, 2022
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Jessie
Views
754
first time applying
Film Program & Degree
CalArts - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Jan 2, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Mar 19, 2022
dchuang0710
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2K
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1
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Directing
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 14, 2022
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Jessie
Views
636
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1
first time applying
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Nov 23, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 18, 2022
Kinda expected it when I noticed that...
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 18, 2022
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First time applying
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 18, 2022
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First time applying
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Directing MFA
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2022
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Applied to NYU as it is one of the most prestigious M.F.A. programs to attend and would undoubtably provide excellent training for a career as a filmmaker.
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 18, 2022

Application Materials attached:
  1. Portfolio
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Writing Samples
  4. Short Film
  5. Resume

second time applying
Film Program & Degree
NYU Tisch - Graduate Film MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 18, 2022

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

GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
Jessie
Views
374
first time applying
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Directing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Mar 15, 2022
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Nov 11, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 2, 2022
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first time applying
Film Program & Degree
AFI - Directing
Submission Date
Nov 29, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 14, 2022

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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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