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  1. How to get into USC Film School (or any film program) - PART 2: Writing Samples and Portfolio Advice

    How to get into USC Film School (or any film program) - PART 2: Writing Samples and Portfolio Advice

    This is Part 2 of the series with advice on how to get into film school given by the many members of FilmSchool.org over the years. The forums have been around for over 17 years so there are a ton of people who have gone what you are going through right now and lived to tell about it. USC and...
  2. Int Film Institute of New York

    2017 Applicants - Want to know one of the biggest application mistakes? IFI is doing Q&As this week

    The International Film Institute (IFI) supports all aspiring filmmakers as they work towards an education in film. During the application period for film schools, we're here to take your questions! One of the most common mistakes when submitting an application to a school is focusing the...
  3. Chris W

    Post your Film School video application here

    I'm interested to see the portfolio videos and/or photos that everyone submitted to their respective films schools for their application. I'm sure the other forum members would love it too. While I can't find the footage I used for my application... here's the link to the short doc that I...
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    Acceptance into USC, successful essays documented for you

    Although I write my blog in German, I sometimes write English articles when they can be useful to a larger audience: If you want to get into USC< maybe it helps to read the essays that worked for me. The personal and critical essays that got me an acceptance at USC Film School (The essays are...
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