How to Get Into AFI Conservatory: Exclusive Advice From the Admissions Office (Part 2)

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How to Get Into AFI Conservatory: Exclusive Advice From the Admissions Office (Part 1)

How to Get Into AFI Conservatory: Exclusive Advice From the Admissions Office (Part 1)

Ask anyone about where to go to film school, and you’re bound to hear the American Film Institute Conservatory. First established in 1967, AFI is world renowned for producing pioneers and trailblazers in the film industry. In 2020, the Hollywood Reporter ranked AFI as the top film school in...

Alexa Pellegrini for FilmSchool.org spoke with Anna Proulx (Director of Admissions), Jill Murrin (Senior Manager of Admissions), and Giovanni Maldonado Chinea (Admissions Coordinator and AFI Alumni)

What is the average financial aid package for an incoming AFI student, and how does the program help students balance the costs of attending with the costs of living in Los Angeles?


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Anna Proulx

AFI does have a scholarship application, but only those that...
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Alexa Pellegrini (she/her) is a freelance copywriter, editor, poet, and essayist. Keep up with her latest musings on Twitter.

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I'm so happy you guys shared this article. It's a really informative one and definitely has helped me with not only my AFI application, but to other schools as well. Would love to see more of these types of articles from other programs. Cheers!
 

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