Columbia University - Screenwriting/Directing (M.F.A.)

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The mission of the Film MFA in Screenwriting/Directing is to rigorously train storytellers in film, television and digital media.
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
Concentrations
  1. Directing
  2. Screenwriting
Yearly Tuition
$60k to $70k
Tuition Detail
$62,912 per year
Application Deadline Details
December 15th, 2020
Hi everyone! Happy application season!

My names Harriet, I'm from Canada and I have so many questions about applying to film school it's hard to wrap my head around them all.
I'm applying to 5 different schools, but Columbia is my top choice.
I was wondering if any current Columbia students are able to shed light on common mistakes made in the 10pg screenwriting portion of the application. Cliches, problems with tone, or just general mistakes that seem to pop up over and over again.
Also, does anyone know when the final date for applying will be released?
Thank you!!
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