Of the MFA Production programs I'm more familiar with, I've noticed a lot of them can be filed into one of the two above-described categories. "Auteur-centric" programs that seem to focus more on helping you develop your individual voice as a storyteller include UCLA, UT Austin, Columbia, and...
Last summer, I visited both AFI and Chapman Dodge. I recently got accepted to both of these schools for Production Design. I am currently finishing up my undergraduate degree in New York for Interior Design.
I liked AFI for its convenient location of being in Los Angeles, and it also being a...
First, let me preface by saying I fully recognize how fortunate I am to be in the position of having multiple schools, let alone AFI and USC, to choose from. I can honestly say as someone who was teaching themselves how to write scripts via books, podcasts, and reading scripts while applying...
I know this is a super stressful time for applicants deciding between colleges and/or waiting on the waitlist. Now that school is off for two weeks, I have all the time in the world and happy to answer any questions that might help you make up your mind.
December 1, 2019
American Film Institute (AFI) - Cinematography
American Film Institute (AFI) - Directing
American Film Institute (AFI) - Editing
American Film Institute (AFI) - Producing
American Film Institute (AFI) - Screenwriting
Chapman University - Dodge College of Film...
One month left until the AFI deadline, and I'm still conflicted on whether I should apply or not. (If I do, it would be for directing.) I know AFI has a more professional-focused program, and I'm going to be fresh out of undergrad, though I'm doing film in undergrad so I have a few years of...
I am a foreign applicant to AFI.
I have an Academic IELTS overall 7.0 score, but
The Admissions requirements on AFI website are just a little confusing.
If English is NOT your country of citizenship’s native language, and you are NOT a U.S. citizen or legal resident of the U.S...
AFI's application info for Directing had been released:
Directing applicants are required to submit the following:
Submit an example of a moving image project that you have personally directed and that best demonstrates individual talent and ability. You may submit the best 10 continuous...
It appears their writing prompt this year is "An Encounter":
From their site:
Screenwriting applicants are required to submit the following:
A PDF of a typed screenplay in professional format (20 pages maximum) of which you are the sole screenwriter. If the sample is from a longer script...
As far as application details / materials are concerned, the following documents were part of submission:
- A Personal Statement
- Portfolio of a few works done till date
- A Photography Portfolio ( Optional)
- Link to a project that you have worked on, in any capacity (DoP / Director /...
London Film School - MA Filmmaking
Oct 15, 2020
Interview Notification Date
Nov 22, 2020
Nov 25, 2020
Decision Notification Date
Dec 15, 2020
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