Graduate Film School Applications

Film School Application Tracker for MFA film programs such as AFI, Chapman, NYU Tisch, UCLA, and USC. See notes about the application process, decision dates, accepted GPAs, test scores, and portfolios.

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first time applying to this new program
MS/MA/MFA Program
Antioch University Santa Barbara - MFA in Writing & Contemporary Media
Submission Date
May 7, 2021
Decision Notification Date
May 10, 2021

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

GPA: #.##

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MS/MA/MFA Program
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: #.##

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MS/MA/MFA Program
DePaul - Directing/Film Production
Submission Date
Sep 12, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Jan 18, 2021
Interview Date
Jan 26, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Feb 3, 2021
GPA: #.##

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MS/MA/MFA Program
University Of Central Arkansas MFA
Submission Date
Sep 12, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Jan 25, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Feb 10, 2021
GPA: #.##

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MS/MA/MFA Program
AFI - Producing
Submission Date
Dec 2, 2020
Interview Date
Jan 29, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2021

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


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First time applying; interview questions included
MS/MA/MFA Program
LMU - Writing for the Screen M.F.A.
Submission Date
Nov 29, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Feb 5, 2021
Interview Date
Feb 23, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Mar 11, 2021
GPA: #.##

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llama pajamas
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First time applying, only program
MS/MA/MFA Program
Stony Brook MFA Screenwriting
Submission Date
Dec 15, 2020
Decision Notification Date
Feb 20, 2021

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Jina Miao
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first time application
MS/MA/MFA Program
AFI - Directing
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2018
Interview Notification Date
Jan 1, 2019
Interview Date
Feb 15, 2019
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2019

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

GPA: #.##
TOEFL: ##

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Nathalie Granger
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MS/MA/MFA Program
Kino Eyes - Directing
Submission Date
Jan 1, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Feb 26, 2021
Interview Date
Mar 10, 2021

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MJSTEWA
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Second time applying to film school, first time applying to USC
MS/MA/MFA Program
USC - Writing for Screen and TV
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2020
Decision Notification Date
Feb 28, 2021

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First time applying to USC Film and Television production.
MS/MA/MFA Program
USC - Directing/Film Production
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2020
Decision Notification Date
Mar 30, 2021

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

GPA: #.##

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MelMcG
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MS/MA/MFA Program
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

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MS/MA/MFA Program
University of Victoria - MFA in Screenwriting
Submission Date
Nov 27, 2020
Decision Notification Date
Apr 7, 2021

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MS/MA/MFA Program
LIU - Writing and Producing for TV
Submission Date
Apr 14, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Apr 16, 2021

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MS/MA/MFA Program
LIU - Writing and Producing for TV
Submission Date
Apr 14, 2021
Interview Notification Date
Apr 16, 2021
Interview Date
Apr 16, 2021

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MFA in Directing- AFI- Fall 2021
MS/MA/MFA Program
AFI - Directing
Submission Date
Dec 2, 2020
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2021
GPA: #.##

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MFA in Film and Media Art- Emerson College Fall 2021
MS/MA/MFA Program
Emerson - Film and Media Art
Submission Date
Jan 30, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Feb 16, 2021
GPA: #.##

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MS/MA/MFA Program
LIU - Writing and Producing for TV
Submission Date
Mar 31, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Apr 17, 2021

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Batsy
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MS/MA/MFA Program
Emerson - MFA Writing for Film and Television
Submission Date
Mar 15, 2021
Decision Notification Date
Apr 16, 2021

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First time applying, admitted off of waitlist!
MS/MA/MFA Program
NYU - Dramatic Writing
Submission Date
Dec 15, 2020
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Apr 15, 2021

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