• 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.

2023 Spring Entry

Film School Applications for the Spring 2023 entry application period.

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TashSingh
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It felt like an age from applying, to hearing...
Film Program & Degree
London Film School - MA Filmmaking
Submission Date
Aug 31, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Oct 21, 2022
Interview Date
Oct 26, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Nov 9, 2022
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Feb 23, 2023
anythingatall
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525
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Atteneded a 4 weeks summer course in filmmaking in July 2022. Decided to apply for 2 years MFA in Filmmaking after.
Film Program & Degree
NYFA MFA in Filmmaking
Submission Date
Nov 8, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Nov 11, 2022
writestuff
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1K
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First time applying. Was great, easy to understand and east to sell yourself through the questions they asked.
Film Program & Degree
NFTS - Screenwriting
Submission Date
May 5, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jun 29, 2022
Interview Date
Jul 13, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Jul 29, 2022

Application Materials attached:
  1. Writing Samples

Bhats
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1K
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1
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First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Aug 15, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Sep 21, 2022
Interview Date
Sep 25, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Oct 19, 2022
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cooljproductions06
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964
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First time applying for the USC MFA in Film and Television Production
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Aug 5, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Sep 24, 2022
Interview Date
Sep 25, 2022
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
filmdoctor
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525
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I have a PhD in Anthropology. I'm applying as a former tenure-track professor looking to transition into another career field. I have extensive experience and insight, and I believe that the quality of my work is professional.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Jul 6, 2022
This is my first time applying as an...
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Aug 12, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Sep 21, 2022
Interview Date
Sep 25, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Oct 31, 2022
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
abdulahad
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922
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First time applying
Film Program & Degree
London Film School - MA Filmmaking
Submission Date
Aug 7, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Aug 26, 2022
Interview Date
Sep 2, 2022
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LEDAJ
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777
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Fifth time applying.
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Aug 10, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Sep 24, 2022
Interview Date
Sep 25, 2022
divya512
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773
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1
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Second time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Aug 15, 2022
teyyana
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1K
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1
Comments
4
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
USC - Directing/Film Production MFA
Submission Date
Aug 6, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Sep 23, 2022
Interview Date
Sep 25, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Nov 7, 2022

Application Materials attached:
  1. Short Film

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3K
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1st time applying
Film Program & Degree
NFTS - Producing
Submission Date
May 1, 2022
Interview Notification Date
May 23, 2022
Interview Date
Jun 13, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Jul 27, 2022

Application Materials attached:
  1. Personal Statement
  2. Writing Samples
  3. Resume

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xXMing
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This is my first time applying to NFTS and I had not yet graduated from my undergraduate degree when I applied. I received an interview email the night before my graduation ceremony and was pleasantly surprised.
Film Program & Degree
NFTS - Sound Design
Submission Date
Apr 25, 2022
Interview Notification Date
May 31, 2022
Interview Date
Jun 13, 2022
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omurray97
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736
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1
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1
1st time applying
Film Program & Degree
NFTS - Screenwriting
Submission Date
May 5, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jun 29, 2022
Interview Date
Jul 13, 2022
ohqwerty
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1K
Reaction score
2
Comments
3
1st time applying. Already learned a lot through process. If you're considering it - go for it, be brave!
Film Program & Degree
NFTS - Editing
Submission Date
May 4, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jun 14, 2022
Interview Date
Jun 28, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Aug 18, 2022
maxitos8820
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1K
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Comments
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It's been really slow, like every year. But...
Film Program & Degree
NFTS - Directing Fiction
Submission Date
May 4, 2022
rioangelica
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697
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First time applying
Film Program & Degree
NFTS - Screenwriting
Submission Date
May 4, 2022

Application Materials attached:
  1. Writing Samples
  2. Resume

ThorCaes
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1K
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1
Comments
3
This is my first time applying.
Film Program & Degree
NFTS, Beaconsfield MA in Cinematography
Submission Date
May 5, 2022
katiebonnie
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1K
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1
Comments
3
Found the questions pretty standard and...
Film Program & Degree
NFTS - Screenwriting
Submission Date
May 4, 2022
Interview Notification Date
Jun 29, 2022
Interview Date
Jul 14, 2022
Decision Notification Date
Jul 26, 2022
Ndrany
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2K
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1
Comments
2
This is my first time applying.
Film Program & Degree
NFTS, Beaconsfield MA in Cinematography
Submission Date
May 2, 2022
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