1. sarahkwUT

    Applied Chapman - TV Writing & Producing

    First time applying. I'm a little suspicious about the "minimal" requirements of a narrative statement and a description of an episode about my family compared to what I've had to produce for my other applications, but intrigued by the program.
  2. Chris W

    AFI, Chapman, NYU, FSU, UNCSA, UT Austin Deadlines December 1st

    Who's applying? 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...
  3. S

    Personal Statement Format

    Hi! I have applied to USC's Film and Television Program and will be applying to Chapman, LMU, NYU, Columbia and AFI. My personal statement for USC was in the format of a comic strip/graphic novel. Is it advisable to do something of a similar sort for the rest? Chapman, AFI and Columbia have...
  4. M

    Creative Portfolio List

    Hey all, Does anyone have advice on what to include in the creative portfolio list? I am specifically referencing the ones for USC and Chapman. Over the course of my life I have written 6 feature screenplays, at least 10 short films, 30+ short stories, etc etc. Many of these are not very good...
  5. O

    Admitted After Interview Chapman - Screenwriting 2020

    Interview was an optional Fellows interview. Was awarded an 80k merit scholarship as well! :D
  6. Chris W

    Chapman Acceptance Rate & Minimum GPA

    According to data from our Application Tracker the reported acceptance rate and minimum GPAs for Chapman film school are the following: Chapman - Cinematography Chapman Acceptance Rate: [0]=ChapmanCinematography']84% (11 out of 13 applications) Lowest Reported Minimum GPA...
  7. Tugger

    Accepted to Chapman Cinematography AMA

    Let me know if you have any questions about my reel, experience, application, etc.
  8. J

    Accepted to Chapman Screenwriting AMA

    Hey all! I got into the Chapman Screenwriting MFA and will be attending in August. If any future applicants have any questions about the process, writing prompts, or other information... ask away. I'll do my best to answer the best I can. (:
  9. Mike_V

    Chapman Editing Track Graduate - AMA!

    Hit me up. I'll see if I can answer your questions.
  10. amlena

    Chapman MFA Screenwriting - Attend or Try Again Next Year?

    Hey all. I'm really in a funk right now and could use some advice. I got an extension from Chapman, but I need to submit a decision by Thursday. I received my financial aid offer a few days ago, and Chapman has only given me loans. No scholarship or award money, which I was really bummed about...
  11. CHAPMAN FILM SCHOOL STUDENT PROFILE: Danni (aka IndecisiveElle) Directing MFA

    CHAPMAN FILM SCHOOL STUDENT PROFILE: Danni (aka IndecisiveElle) Directing MFA

    “Film School is still Graduate School... you're still getting a master's and there's still traditional work that has to be done. And a lot of people just thought like, oh well I’ll just come here and make a bunch of movies.” Danni sitting with camera in kitchen - for her very first assignment...
  12. A

    Chapman MFA Film Production (Cinematography) vs. LMU MFA Film Production

    Hello everyone! I just got admission from both the programs. And I have done some research as below: Chapman: better facility, quieter and safer location (I'm not into nightlife), ranking seems to be higher, having a cinematography focus in the program which fits my interest. LMU: Lower...
  13. Fernando González Ortiz

    Decision Time Columbia or Chapman

    Hi everyone, so the time has come. To be honest I already have a pretty hefty spreadsheet with overall costs and overall scholarships. Also, I'm just finishing my very personal Pros/Cons list. So I got accepted at Chapman for the MBA/MFA and at Columbia for Creative Producing. Now I need to...
  14. I

    Admitted Off Waitlist Chapman University - Television Writing & Producing 2019

    First time applying. I was notified via email of an invitation for an on-campus interview and tour. They also offered Skype as an option. The available dates to choose from were Mon., Tues., or Wed. within one to two weeks out from the date of notification. I've chosen to make the trip out for...
  15. WriterGirl33

    Chapman MFA Filmmaking

    Hi everyone! I was just wondering if anyone has ever not been admitted to their first choice program but has received admission for their second choice program?