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  1. denis.bct

    AFI 2021 Application - Narrative Statement formatting

    Hello ! I am currently applying to AFI Producing MFA. As a French applicant, I am not familiar with American application statements, so I just had a very basic question about AFI's Narrative Statement formatting. Do you think it is expected to use a "Dear madam, dear Sir /.../ Yours...
  2. C

    Waive the right to access recommendation letters or not?

    hi friend, When I logged in to the LMU application system looking at the recommendation section, I was wondering should we choose to waive the right to view the recommendation letters? I am confused why do they make us to choose, what's the difference? Under the 1974 Family Educational Rights...
  3. Anhdn

    USC Film & TV Production MFA Fall 2021 Applicants Unite!

    It's an unprecedented time to apply for film schools in LA but here we are, friends. Good luck to everyone! Looking forward to agonizing and swapping essays together :)
  4. alek

    Columbia Visual Exercise - Can it only be one scene and location?

    For this year's Columbia MFA application, the visual exercise is described as a "2-person SILENT SCENE (no dialogue), between one and two minutes long, which deals with the idea of 'COMING TOGETHER'." I keep going back and forth on whether this means that it must be a scene in the strictest...
  5. dandaniel

    Help! What film should I apply with?

    Hello! I am from the UK and applying to AFI, NYU and Columbia for film directing. Seeking some help! I have two films I am considering for my visual submission: Web - visually bold and colourful, provocative film about children doing a very gruesome act. It didn't get much awards attention but...
  6. rainydays

    Do I Need Different Genres for Creative Materials (Personal Statement, Video Submission, Feature Film Concept)? USC Film and Television Production

    Hi everyone! I'm working on applying to USC's Film and Television Production program, and I was wondering if I need to make sure all my creative materials focus on different genres? I'm writing about Afrofuturism and Afrofantasy for my personal statement, and my video submission is a...
  7. amihanesque

    USC MFA Screenwriting Scholarship Writing Prompts/Questions

    Hey guys! There are 3 questions in the application if you choose to be considered for scholarships: Please describe your academic, professional and personal goals, and how additional funding might support these endeavors. Please answer the following essay prompt to be considered for...
  8. rainydays

    Feedback on Collaboration Essay Ideas? USC Film and Television Production MFA Application 2021

    Hi everyone! (repost because I unfortunately didn't get any feedback the 1st time, understandable though because this post is kind of long) I'm brainstorming topics for the Collaboration Essay for USC film/tv production MFA and so far I've come up with a few ideas. I was wondering if I could...
  9. rainydays

    Feedback on Collaboration Essay Ideas? USC Film and Television Production MFA Application

    Hi everyone! I'm brainstorming topics for the Collaboration Essay for USC film/tv production MFA and so far I've come up with a few ideas. I was wondering if I could get some feedback on if any of them are any good and would work? Positive Collaboration: 1. I was the Opinions Editor for...
  10. rainydays

    Feedback on Personal Statement Draft? USC Film and Television Production MFA

    Hi everyone! I'm applying to USC for a film and television production MFA, and I was wondering if anyone would be able to give me some feedback on my personal statement? I'm trying to find a central story to pull from my current draft so I can show and not tell more, but I'm having some trouble.
  11. C

    I'm 17 and wondering if my undergrad creative submission is good enough for USC and NYU film school. Do I have a chance?

    I produced this film in association with USC in a summer program I did with them. I know it's not very good, but I'm basically wondering if I at least have a chance. Thanks so much!
  12. llueve

    Chapman MFA Screenwriting 2021 - Application Questions

    Thought I'd start a thread for any and all Chapman MFA Screenwriting application questions. My first question is about the Narrative Scene requirement. The prompt reads: "Write a compelling dramatic scene based on this scenario: Two people who are close experience a sudden calamity that...
  13. Chris W

    Please update your 2020 applications with as much data as possible

    I'll be updating the master list of data soon below: So be sure to update your 2020 applications are updated with all the latest and greatest info with dates, GPA, application experience, and portfolio. Instructions on how to do that are below: The more info you can add the more help it...
  14. Anhdn

    Denied After Interview USC Film & TV Production Fall 2020

  15. A

    Who to ask for references?

    So this is a bit of a weird questions but some background, I'm from the UK and am in my final year of undergrad (English lit) and looking at doing an MA/MFA in screenwriting next year. Realistically I'll probably end up somewhere in the UK (LFS, Goldsmiths & MetFilm are on the list) but if I had...
  16. C

    Admitted After Interview London Film School - MA Screenwriting 2020

    First time applying to this school. I applied to the MetFilm School and the NFTS for screenwriting as well and actually got into the MetFilm School but waited to see what the outcome of my LFS application would be because the whole process with the Met gave me the impression that they mostly...
  17. T

    USC Film and TV production MFA Spring 2021 Applications

    Hi, anyone who is applying USC on spring 2021 MFA can discuss here. :) BTW it is June 20th already but USC SCA still haven't opened their spring 2021 application yet. Are they not gonna accept new students because of the Coronavirus?
  18. andy001

    Denied Without Interview NYU Graduate Film MFA-Fall 2020

  19. N

    USC-SCA Application Help

    Sup y'all, last night I finished some work on my visual sample and my artist statement for the USC-SCA Application. I could use some critiques and opinions on them. I don't really feel to confident on my Artist Statement, but I digress. Thanks, y'all. P.S. The formatting maybe a little off...
  20. andy001

    When to start making decisions?

    Hey all, So now that I've gotten into a program and interviewed with only one other so far, is it safe to assume that if interviews from other schools (UCLA, NYU, AFI, Columbia, SFSU) are still coming or should start getting ready to make a decision if they don't come within the next week or...

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