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    Help! Chapman v. LMU

    Hello, I got accepted to Chapman Dodge Film Program, and am currently waitlisted at LMU Film School. If I get accepted into LMU, which school would you recommend from the 2 and why? As background, I am passionate in film, but I would also like to supplement this with a dual degree in marketing/...
  2. Lillianlyu

    Waitlisted After Interview Columbia - Film Directing MFA Fall 2020

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    FilmLocal Key Membership is Free For (at least) 2 Months

    We hope you are continuing to stay safe! We recently announced that our Key Membership is free for the next two months (at least)! If you are interested, simply head to our Key Membership page and sign up for our monthly subscription. The two months will automatically be credited to your...
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    Columbia University Film MFA 1st Year, AMA!

    Ask away!
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    Which school is better to go into as a Film/Media Major? (UCSD,UCI,UCSC,CSULB,CSUN)

    I got accepted into UCSD (Visual art- Media), UCSC (Film and Media Practice), UCI (Film Studies), CSULB (Film Production), and CSUN (Cinema and TV- Multimedia Production). I am deciding on whether I should follow a path in Film production or in New Media and am hoping that these universities...
  6. dorkydiana

    Fun Threads appreciation post

    hey peeps, just wanted to write an appreciation post for this forum and @Chris W thank u for providing a platform for aspiring film students to help one another and vent to one another and uphold one another i love this community and i love the passion that each and every one of u guys...
  7. patrick.simpson

    Emerson College MFA Film and Media Art 2020

    Hi Everyone, Has anyone else applied to Emerson's MFA in Film and Media Art? Would love to hear your progress!
  8. OzymandiasVII

    Denied Without Interview NYU - Graduate Film MFA FALL 2020

    Attached a link to my visual sample for everyone below GPA not calculated IELTS 7.5
  9. gokuladharshan

    Denied Without Interview UWM - Performing Arts MFA - Concentration in Film

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    Director Looking for Students Help! - Lecture

    Hi Film School blog! Im a Director based in NYC, who works on many different TV Commercial projects and Music Videos all over the world. One thing I love to do is give back and help students. By giving Lectures about my career to inspire them to go out and be the best filmmaker you can be! I've...
  11. JRome

    Denied Without Interview LMU Film and Television Production MFA Fall 2020

    Waitlisted: April 1, 2020
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    FIT film program?

    Does anyone know how the film and media program is at FIT? I'm thinking of transferring there but can't find any student opinions on it. Thank you!
  13. JRome

    Denied Without Interview USC MFA Film & Television Production Fall 2020

  14. Chris W

    Film & TV Discussions THE LIGHTHOUSE (Film Discussion - WARNING SPOILERS but *GO SEE IT*)

    Just got back from watching the film and OH MY THAT WAS INTENSE. Haven't seen a film as captivating and well done as that in a long time. Definitely Oscar worthy. William Dafoe was amazing. Cinematography was amazing. Sound design was amazing. Weird and intense but really really good. Watch...
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    Academy Of Arts San Francisco in 2019 - Need some advice.

    Hey guys, I'll keep this brief: I have the opportunity to go to the Academy Of Arts on a full ride (Athletics). I want to study film/film directing and because of my athletics it means I can study there for free. However, I know the reviews for this university are TERRIBLE. I've never seen such...
  16. NLegger

    Choosing a film school as an F-1 Student

    I'm an international student that just graduated from UTampa. Unfortunately, due to Visa complications that I had during my last semester in undergrad, I was a little late to the school application game. That being said, I still rounded up a bunch of schools that were still taking applicants and...
  17. Mkidd29

    Admitted Off Waitlist LMU - Film and TV Production

  18. ClockworkedOrange

    Decision Time - Syracuse University or Ithaca College?

    Hello, I am a senior in high school and have been accepted into three reputable film programs; two in upstate New York, Syracuse University and Ithaca College. Both schools offered compelling financial incentives, and I am essentially left to determine the quality of their respective programs...
  19. Tips on filmmaking

    Tips on filmmaking

    "Mark Duplass, a director, actor, writer, and producer, discusses the migration of filmmakers to television, to the emergence of VOD and its impact on micro-budget film. Duplass has eight pieces of advice for those who want to start a career in filmmaking. He also talks on the changing models of...
  20. popsicles

    Admitted Without Interview Syracuse University – Film MFA – Fall 2019

    (Film MFA in Transmedia department.) No interview. Notified of acceptance via email.

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