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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  • USC-2020 Spring Film and TV Production
    Congrats, Yaxing! I too was waitlisted for Fall 2019. At the time of my waitlist decision, I (and everyone else who was waitlisted) received an...
  • ACCD - film
    Congrats on the admission! I am applying for 2020 MFA film and just started to work on my potfolios, I switched from Finance so I could really...
  • NYU Graduate Film 2019
    Congrats! Please let us know how it goes. :)
  • NFTS 2020
    Hey, Has anyone heard back yet regarding interviews for Cinematography? Thanks and best of luck!
  • Goldsmiths, University of London - MA Filmmaking (Producing)
    Hi, there! Glad to meet a fellow applicant I found the questionnaire really tricky to answer, too I also thought my answers seemed not so good...
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First time applicant to AFI Screenwriting.

Submission Date: 2018-11-25
Interview Notification Date: 2019-01-16
Interview Date: 2019-02-22
Decision Notification Date: 2019-03-15

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Nikhail
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Decision Notification Date: 2017-04-04

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iYaro
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LA interview. Admitted under probation for the 1st quarter. Strong writing samples and a solid...

Interview Notification Date: 2016-02-07
Interview Date: 2016-02-18

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Skype Interview. w/ scholarship

Interview Notification Date: 2017-02-01
Interview Date: 2017-02-16
Decision Notification Date: 2017-04-04

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First time applying

Submission Date: 2018-02-01

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Zeno
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First time applying to Directing program

Submission Date: 2017-12-01
Interview Notification Date: 2018-01-25
Interview Date: 2018-02-23
Decision Notification Date: 2018-04-02

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Zeno
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Second time applying and waitlisted last time.

Submission Date: 2017-11-30
Interview Notification Date: 2018-02-12
Interview Date: 2018-03-13
Decision Notification Date: 2018-03-25

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Zeno
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Email w/ scholarship/Deposit TBD as waitlisted at Columbia University (will not be attending)

Decision Notification Date: 2017-03-17

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Rejected last year for the Grad Film Program. Not being petty.

Submission Date: 2018-01-12

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First time applying. Admitted w/ fellowship

Submission Date: 2017-12-01
Decision Notification Date: 2018-02-26

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First time applying

Submission Date: 2017-11-15
Decision Notification Date: 2018-03-05

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JLWilco
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First time applying

Submission Date: 2017-11-15
Decision Notification Date: 2018-03-03

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JLWilco
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First Time, Skype interview

Submission Date: 2017-12-01
Interview Notification Date: 2018-02-01
Interview Date: 2018-02-06
Decision Notification Date: 2018-03-01

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UltraInstict19
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First Time

Submission Date: 2018-12-01
Decision Notification Date: 2019-02-28

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JLWilco
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First time

Submission Date: 2017-12-01
Interview Notification Date: 2018-02-02
Interview Date: 2018-02-13
Decision Notification Date: 2018-02-27

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Cody Young
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First Time Applying, Interview Scheduled for 2.6.19

Submission Date: 2018-11-17
Interview Notification Date: 2019-01-18
Interview Date: 2019-02-06

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Submission Date: 2019-01-01

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leafstraw
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First time applicant

Submission Date: 2018-11-15
Interview Notification Date: 2019-01-22
Interview Date: 2019-01-25
Decision Notification Date: 2019-02-20

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Tugger
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Submission Date: 2019-01-01

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