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    Admitted (After Interview) USC Production - Fall 2024 Transfer Student

    First time applying to a competitive film program like SCA. I studied film for two years at a four year public university and got a lot of film experience (mostly through personal projects) but also worked on thesis films. I was really surprised to get into SCA after being rejected from LMU's...
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    Applied 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...
  3. 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? 😊
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    Denied (w/o Interview) Stanford MFA Documentary & Film Program

    Going through the application, I really had to dig deep and express my passion for documentary filmmaking. With my BFA in Studio Arts and experiences from undergrad, I expressed my desire to bring powerful stories to light.
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    Denied (w/o Interview) Stanford Documentary MFA Fall 2024

    Lots of written materials, especially since I didn't have an undergrad writing sample to include. But the application process was a rewarding experience of reflection.
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    Northwestern Documentary Media MFA - 2024

    Has anyone else applied to NU? I was looking at last year's thread and it seems that they reach out for interviews around this time.
  7. Northwester Documentary Media MFA - 2024

    Applied Northwester Documentary Media MFA - 2024

    Northwestern is my top choice, so I focused most of my efforts on this application. I submitted early, though I am still waiting for one letter of recommendation.
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    Denied (w/o Interview) Stanford Documentary MFA - 2024

    I submitted before the deadline, though I ran out of time to write the supplemental essay, so I used a paper from a film theory class. Not quite related to documentary.
  9. School of Visual Arts

    School of Visual Arts

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    Admitted (After Interview) MA Documentary Leeds Beckett

    The application process was a bit lengthy but effortless. As it asks basic SOP and portfolio. I generally love talking about my work so writing for this application was a joyful process. It made me know more about where I see myself in the long run in the documentary scene.
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    Stanford MFA Documentary 2023

    Hi, has anyone applied to Stanford for their MFA documentary program? I don't see a thread, so I create one.
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    Admitted (w/o Interview) MA Filmmaking ( Screen Documentary ) Goldsmiths

    The application was easy. We had to submit statement of purpose and a study proposal for a documentary. I feel it was among the easiest applications. The college looks really nice especially for people who want to be in a small community and not a big university which can sometimes be...
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    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...
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    Northwestern 2023- Documentary Media

    Has anyone applied to this program? The MFA program for Northwestern University ( Documentary media ) Does anybody know when will we hear back?
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    Recommendations for MFA in documentary

    Hello folks, I am Nidhi Kamath a documentary filmmaker from India. I have been making short films on documentary genre since last 9 years. Our team has won at film festivals etc. But I want to get an international exposure and study more. I want to do an MFA in documentary media. I had applied...
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    Emerson MFA Film and Media 2022

    Hi Everyone! Looking through this forum has been really helpful. Although I haven’t heard back from Emerson, Calarts (interviewed) and Columbia (interviewed), I am hoping to understand more about Emerson. Can anyone speak to one or more of this long-winded list?: 1. Where can I find more...
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    Admitted (After Interview) Stanford MFA in Documentary Film - 2022

    Second time applying. Last year submitted a thesis documentary but didn't receive an interview or admission. This year submitted a new film that has been screened at major film festivals.
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    Applied UCLA - eileenmcn

    This application was stange because it does not contain a media submission. Beyond that it was the first I submitted so I do cringe a little looking back at the way I structured my answers. I liked that the materials were specific to the goals we are meant to carry out in the program.
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    Duke experimental documentary 2022

    Is there anyone applying to Duke experimental documentary program?
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    Anyone applying to Northwestern Social Documentary 2022?

    anyone got interview notification?

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