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  1. How to use the Film School Application Database & Tracker

    How to use the Film School Application Database & Tracker

    Thanks to our many members, the FilmSchool.org Application Database and Tracker consists of over 2,300 applications that date back to 2015, making it one of the most advantageous tools on the website. Its basic function is to track film schools’ rates of acceptance, minimum GPAs, and decision...
  2. Chris W

    NEW FEATURE: School Badges & Private School Forums

    The old Student Groups system has been relaunched into a Private School Forums and School Badges system. If you are an accepted applicant, current student, or alumni you can now get a badge for the school next to your name and access to the Private Forum for the school if you are a Supporting...
  3. How to Write a Film School Review and Why You Should

    How to Write a Film School Review and Why You Should

    You don’t have to be a current student or an alum to write a review for a film school! Whether you’re an applicant, interested student, faculty member, current student, or alum, we want to hear from you. Are you currently wondering, “Which film schools should I apply to?” One of the most...
  4. Chris W

    Thank you for becoming a Lifetime Supporting Member!

    Thanks to everyone for who has become a Lifetime Supporting Member whether in our Holiday Sale or before. Donations go right back towards the running of the site and helping the site develop and improve features such as the Application Tracker and the Film School Review system. Donations have...
  5. Chris W

    Happy New Year everyone!

    I wish everyone the best of luck with their applications this year! Here's to a great 2020. :)
  6. Chris W

    Search has been upgraded to Threadloom Search

    The site's search engine has been updated to use Threadloom and hopefully it's now much easier to find things. Please try it out and let me know what you think. https://www.filmschool.org/threadloom/search It seems the results are much more relevant and it's easier to find threads. Please let...
  7. Supporting Member Perk: Your own Blog on FilmSchool.org

    Supporting Member Perk: Your own Blog on FilmSchool.org

    As a Lifetime Supporting Member it is possible to have your own blog on FilmSchool.org. You can use your blog to write about the process of applying to film school, filmmaking, and attending film school once you are accepted. It is very easy to create your own blog on the site and current film...
  8. Chris W

    Thank you for becoming a Supporting Member!

    Thanks to everyone for becoming a Supporting Member. It's very much appreciated. Donations go towards the cost of running the site and developing the cool new features such as the application tracker and the forum keyword alert tool. FilmSchool.org is now providing a completely banner AD FREE...
  9. Chris W

    NEW FEATURE: Search Auto-Complete and Similar Threads

    Another new feature has been added to the site today... now when you search or a keyword a list of suggested threads comes up and if you are viewing a thread a list of similar threads appears at the bottom of the thread. Another new feature made possible by the many Supporting Members of the...
  10. Chris W

    FilmSchool.org is now AD FREE and Member Supported!

    I'm pleased to announce that FilmSchool.org is now AD FREE and Member Supported! The site is still completely free to use but becoming a Supporting Member unlocks new and cool features. We're going to try this out for a while as a way to pay for the costs of running the site and I believe the...
  11. Chris W

    REMINDER: Please update your Applications in the tracker!

    Thank you to everyone for adding their applications to the tracker. If you haven't added yours yet it's very easy to do so. Since this application season is winding down, hopefully most people have received their decision from the film school programs that they've applied to. However the...
  12. Chris W

    POLL on a 100% Member Supported FilmSchool.org

    As explained in this thread (Annual FilmSchool.org Fundraiser Drive - Let's make the site 100% member supported and ad free!) I would love to eventually make FilmSchool.org completely independent, self-sufficient, advertising free, and member supported. I believe it's an important goal to be...
  13. Chris W

    Annual FilmSchool.org Fundraiser Drive - Let's make the site 100% member supported and ad free!

    One goal that I have for FilmSchool.org is for it to be completely member supported and independent. Just like Consumer Reports doesn't accept money or advertising from companies hawking their products, I want FilmSchool.org to be an independent resource for film students that is free from the...
  14. Chris W

    Annual FilmSchool.org Fundraiser Drive - Let's make the site 100% member supported and ad free!

    One goal that I have for FilmSchool.org is for it to be completely member supported and independent. Just like Consumer Reports doesn't accept money or advertising from companies hawking their products, I want FilmSchool.org to be an independent resource for film students that is free from the...
  15. Chris W

    Private Member Only forum

    I've set up a private member forum where members can post stuff they don't want the general internet populace to see. You can access it here: Private Member Only Forum
  16. Chris W

    Signatures are now visible on Mobile

    It used to be that signatures were only visible on a desktop browser. Now they're visible on mobile browsers as well. Use this link to update your signature.
  17. Chris W

    Film School Review Section REVAMP - INPUT NEEDED

    In the next month or so the Film School review section on FilmSchool.org will go under a complete revamp. I'd love to get some input from the members on the site on how to improve it. I'll be adding the ability to also REVIEW a film school based on: Alumni Campus Career Assistance Coursework...
  18. Chris W

    Congrats to all who were Accepted and Don't Give Up! to those who haven't been yet!!!

    It appears this year's application season has slowed down as traffic to the site has decreased... If you've been accepted a big hearty CONGRATULATIONS from me and I hope the site was a help to you in the process. For those that didn't get in this year, DON'T GIVE UP and there's always next...
  19. Chris W

    FilmSchool.org is now using HTTPS

    You may (or may not have noticed) but FilmSchool.org is now using HTTPS. This means that all traffic to the site is encrypted. This wasn't done before since the site collects no important info such as credit cards but since Google now puts a big "NOT SECURE" notice on all non HTTPS pages I...
  20. Chris W

    Blog about your MFA FIlm School experience on FilmSchool.org

    As you may or may not know... FilmSchool.org now has a blog section where users can create their own blogs on the site and write blogs, journals, or whatever the heck you want. The world is your oyster. Blog Entries | FilmSchool.org - The Best Film School Reviews & Forums @IndecisiveElle has...
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