afi cinematography

  1. J

    Admitted (After Interview) AFI Cinematography Fall 2024 - MFA

    Second time applying in back to back years, managed to submit both old and new material. The entire AFI process has been tough and filled with ups and downs as I was able to get interviewed last year but waitlisted and didn't hear back. This time though, I feel way more prepared and ready to...
  2. M

    Applied 2024 Fall AFI Cinematography

    It was so harsh. I revised whole my statement about 3 times. However, the process of other things for the application was smoother than the statement, I think. Now I’m waiting for interview invitation. I hope they admit me!
  3. J

    AFI Scholarship

    Hi everyone! I just got accepted by AFI Conservatory for 2023 Fall in Cinematography Discipline. However, for some reason I did not apply for a AFI scholarship. I would like to ask you guys if you know some other sources of scholarships and fellowships I can apply for, as AFI did not accept a...
  4. masha

    Interviewed AFI Cinematography 2023

    The hardest thing for me was the motivation letter. I've never done anything like this before. When I was applying to VGIK cinematography program there was only an interview part(+stills and physics exam). The easiest part for me was selecting stills and visual samples.
  5. D

    Attending (Admitted After Interview) AFI Cinematography - 2023

    I applied just in time for the initial deadline of 1st December 2022, because I didn't want to leave my application to chance. I have been pretty determined to make sure my application is as good as it can be. My biggest challenge was the 10/60 prompt, as I was sick with the one and only covid...

    Denied (After Interview) AFI MFA Cinematography - 2023

    Really scary, just submitted my application, and waiting up for anything, really. International application, and did not submit any English Proficiency scores, but instead gave a Certificate of English as the Medium for Instruction from my home university.
  7. Viswesh

    AFI Cinematography - 2022

    Hey all. I've applied for AFI Cinematography 2022. Thankfully, they have extended the deadline by Jan 4th. Got views for my submitted work links and god willing would I make it for an interview. Haven't seen anyone discussing here about Cinematography from AFI fall 2022. Just curious to check...
  8. Average Alex

    Denied (After Interview) AFI Cinematography

  9. Leo86

    Admitted (After Interview) AFI - Cinematography 2021

  10. juliak

    Admitted but Not Attending (After Interview) AFI Cinematography 2021

    deets about interview: They first asked what I know about AFI and about them, next about my work as an assistant (I worked on some projects as 2nd AC). Then they asked about my lighting approach and where I draw my inspiration from, why I applied to AFI and what I hope to get out of it, what...
  11. Millennimum Nemo

    Denied (w/o Interview) AFI - Cinematography 2021

  12. Millennimum Nemo

    AFI Cinematography - 2021

    I'm in the process of readying my application and hoping to finish it by the end of this week. Will be logging into AFI's Info Session tomorrow with Giovanni. Very few AFI Cinematography threads visible, and none found for the 2021 batch (or I'm just new and haven't figured out the website well...
  13. DennisZz

    Denied (After Interview) AFI - Cinematography 2020

    first time applying
  14. Leo86

    AFI Cinematography 2020

    Anyone out there who has started the application process for the Cinematography program fall 2020?
  15. Leo86

    How many applicants are there for the Cinematography course at AFI?

    Does anyone know approximately how many applications AFI receive for the Cinematography course at AFI? And how many of those are picked out for interview?
  16. elisasouza

    AFI Cinematography 2019

    I see threads for Directing, for Screenwriting... Any Cinematography applicants out there? :)
  17. brothap

    Denied (After Interview) AFI - Cinematography 2019

  18. AFI Conservatory

    AFI Conservatory

    First established in 1967, the American Film Institute is world renowned for producing pioneers and trailblazers in the film industry. As a not-for-profit, private graduate film school, the AFI Conservatory teaches multimodal pedagogy in hands-on courses led by industry experts. Film students...
  19. B

    AFI Cinematography Interview for 2018

    Hello everyone! I got interviewed by AFI Cinematography faculties Stephen Lighthill & Jacek Laskus on Friday, Mar 9th. The whole interview took me around 15 minutes. They asked me a couple questions on why I applied AFI Cinematography (compared with other film schools), any experiences working...

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