documentary filmmaking

  1. emmadavismedia

    Interview Scheduled NFTS Directing Documentary - 2025

    The application process has been pretty smooth! The day after I started my application, I got a call from the school just to check in and see if I had any questions about the application process and to let me know about their open days (shoutout to Lucy who called me - she was so sweet!). I...
  2. emmadavismedia

    2025 - NFTS Directing Documentary MA

    Hi there! I haven't seen any threads about people applying for Directing Documentary at NFTS next year, so I thought I'd start one. Submitted my application on May 7th, now I'm anxiously awaiting a response. Is there anyone else out there? 😊
  3. N

    Admitted (After Interview) Masters in Documentary UAL London College of Communication

    I had applied for London College of Communication which falls under University of Arts London for Masters in Documentary. The application was easy. We had to write a statement of purpose, a video task introducing ourself and our work and a study proposal for a documentary. I enjoyed the process...
  4. H

    Applied Stanford MFA in Documentary Film (2022 Fall)

    Stanford MFA Documentary is my top choice. I haven't heard back from Stanford and am still waiting for an interview, hopefully soon though :( They will inform applicants of the final decision by Apr. 15th.
  5. showtlove

    2022 - NFTS MA Directing Documentary

    Hi There, Has anyone applied for this?
  6. Zakif_25

    Admitted (After Interview) Northwestern 2021

    Accepted 2021
  7. V

    Interviewed Northwestern University - MFA in Documentary Media

    You need a solid documentary treatment. They take interviews as a part of the application process. As far as I remember, the whole faculty is present during the interview, and it is about 10 minutes long.
  8. RiceWheatBC

    Invite someone who is interested in making a documentary for a community youth band. Thanks.

    Hi all, I am writing to ask who will be interested in making a documentary for a community youth band. If you are looking for a good story, we really welcome you to participate in a great project. You can reach me by for details. Thank you for your time.
  9. OC Film School at Olympic College

    OC Film School at Olympic College

    OC Film School at Olympic College Applications are being accepted for Fall 2022! Olympic College's Digital Filmmaking programs provide you formal hands-on film production training and education, and impart the critical thinking and leadership abilities necessary for you to excel in the...
  10. I

    Any advice for a newbie interested in Documentary? BA or MFA?

    Hey all! I am about to graduate undergrad with a major in Environmental Science and a minor in Political Science, but would love to apply that to film. I am currently working on an environmental justice documentary on the western slope of Colorado, but want to take that to the next level with...
  11. Chapman University - Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

    Chapman University - Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

    Rising to number 4 on The Hollywood Reporter's annual rankings of the top 25 American film schools in 2022, Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University offers top-notch filmmaking courses in an intimate learning environment. Notable alumni include the Duffer brothers...
  12. T

    Documentary Filmmaking Intensive - Oct/Nov 2019 (NYC)

    Hi all - For those of you interested in filmmaking and production, The Edit Center is excited to invite you to our upcoming Oct/Nov Documentary Filmmaking Intensive. This unique hands-on workshop will teach you the practical skills you need to tell great nonfiction stories. If you’ve always...

Latest Accepted Applications

Acceptance Data
For up to date Film School Acceptance Rates, including Minimum GPAs, Minimum Test Scores, After Interview and Off-Waitlist Acceptance Rates, Film Experience and Undergraduate degrees of accepted applicants, Age data, and other acceptance statistics for your film program of choice simply navigate to the Acceptance Rates tab on each film school's page in our Film School Database.

For example:
Log your own Application with our application database to help improve the site's acceptance data.

Film Schools