1. its_me_mari

    American Film Institute (AFI) - Screenwriting MFA Applicants 2022

    Hey everyone! Didn't see a thread so decided to make one!
  2. carolinadolago2000

    AFI Directing MFA requires 4 year BA... but most European countries aren't 4 year programs? What's the equivalent for international students?

    Hi everyone!!! Hope you are all doing well! ;) I'm Carolina and I'm from Portugal! It's been a long journey of being an International student applying for a USA school, in this case, AFI. I would like that someone could help me figure out how can I still get the Master degree (if I'm accepted...
  3. J-C

    About Directing Master’s program in USA - What is the difference between AFI, USC, and NYU?

    Hello, I am interested in schools in the US for a master's program in directing and I would like to know the major difference between AFI, USC, and NY Arts tisch because I feel like only AFI really explains what you will do with your master's years while the other schools I feel like only...
  4. Jina Miao

    AFI Thesis Film Looking for Partners

    Hi, we are a group of film students from AFI. We are now raising money for our thesis film: XIA'S NOODLE HOUSE. The budget for shooting this short film in LA is estimated at $58,000. Even though our school covers part of the budget, the rest amount is still far more than we can afford as...
  5. nvf101

    USC or AFI? (For Directing/Film & TV Production)

    Hi all, long time commenter/lurker and first time poster here. I find myself in the really fortunate and unexpected position of having been admitted to both USC and AFI for Fall 2021 and I’m in the process of figuring out which one to commit to. Since I am always bowled over by the insights and...
  6. How to Get Into AFI Conservatory: Exclusive Advice From the Admissions Office (Part 2)

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

    Exclusively for our Supporting Members, this is the second part of our 2.5 hour interview with the AFI Admissions Office. is 100% advertisement free so without our Supporting Members, in-depth articles and interviews like this one would not be possible. Supporting Members also...
  7. P

    AFI vs Chapman? Graduate Program

    Looking to compare the teaching styles, students and more at AFI and Chapman. Does anyone have any information from their experiences or tours?
  8. 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...
  9. P

    Production Design: AFI vs Chapman?

    Got into both programs and wanted to see if anyone had any knowledge about either program or why one is better. Thanks :)
  10. lauren_martine

    Denied (w/o Interview) AFI - Screenwriting Fall 2021

  11. HelenSun

    Interviewed AFI

  12. Chris W

    What questions do you have for the AFI Conservatory Admissions office?

    The AFI Conservatory Admissions office has graciously agreed to be interviewed for an article on similar to the one that we have with USC. What questions would you like to ask them? We're compiling a list of questions now and would love to add any questions you might have for...
  13. isla

    Denied (After Interview) AFI Directing MFA

  14. L

    AFI Editing Fall 2021

    Hi, is there a thread for AFI Editing program Fall 2021? I can’t find one, so I just create this. Seems that not so many people apply for AFI editing this year, or they just didn’t find this forum?
  15. kcgam

    Interviewed AFI Screenwriting FA2021

  16. nicolenic0le

    Interviewed AFI MFA Directing Fall 2021

  17. T

    Denied (After Interview) AFI Fall 2021 - Directing

    - submitted 10 minutes of my short film - magical realism/drama. - Submitted a silent comedy about a runaway bride being dragged back to her wedding for the "Confrontation" themed video project. Production value was very low - it was silly and fun - went into detail about my non-film experiences...
  18. Y

    Denied (w/o Interview) AFI - Cinematography - 2021

  19. I

    Interviewed AFI - Directing MFA Fall 2021

  20. Cody Young

    AFI Producing 2021

    Didn’t see an AFI producing discipline thread, figured I would make one since interview notifications are starting to go out for the other disciplines.

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