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  1. L

    If you get an interview email from the school you applied, can you choose the date for the interview?

    Hi guys. So I'm playing the waiting game here and also am practicing some interview questions on my own. I was wondering as I wrote in the title, do I get the chance to choose which dates I'm comfortable for the interview if I get to do the interview? Does anyone know the answer to this?
  2. JoanCrawford

    Northwestern Writing for Screen and Stage Fall 2020

    By golly, I'm making this thread so that I can provide some basic information about this program. I'm about to have my interview and I don't know what they're going to ask me. I'll update this post about my preparation and interview once it happens. Hopefully, someone out in the deep blue...
  3. 9 Important Tips for your Film School Interview

    9 Important Tips for your Film School Interview

    Got your film school interview coming up? The application and admission process for a competitive film school program can be overwhelming; our forums provide tons of experience from members spread out over the years on how their interview went, the questions they asked, and, in hindsight, the...
  4. S

    What to wear for UCLA skype interview

    Hi all! I was recently emailed about being selected for a skype interview for UCLA. I'm freaking out about what to wear, though. I've read that skype interviews are pretty laid back, but I haven't heard how people have dressed for theirs. Casual or business casual? Also, what type of questions...
  5. N

    Anyone know how many transfers get interviewed by UCLA?

    Hi, so I got an email the other day from UCLA saying I have an interview which is super exciting!! I’ve been trying to figure out how many people get this chance? Is it like top 50? I’ve been trying to search all over but I couldn’t say for sure.
  6. Brooklyn

    CalArts - Directing/Film Production - Fall 2019

    ...really??? Nobody cares about CalArts? Such an amazing school where you can do film and animation at the same time? lol I got an interview invitation a couple days ago, and they asked me to go there do it in person while walking around the campus from 9AM to 9PM. No kidding! It's like ⚡Bay...
  7. d890

    MFA Interview Notifications

    Hey all, Have applied for Screenwriting at AFI (got interview) and at BU, and for Film Production at Tisch, USC, UCLA. Does anyone know what the interview notification dates are for each school? Thanks!!
  8. zinala

    UNCSA Screenwriting Applicants 2018

    Have any of you interviewed yet? I don't see many on the spreadsheet. I have my interview this coming Monday, and I'm not too sure what to expect.
  9. I

    Chapman MFA Fall 2017

    I've been wondering why hasn't anyone started a thread for Chapman this year ;P It was a dark horse(kinda?) at the Students Oscars 2016. So here we are... I applied to creative producing and had an interview on 2/25. How is everybody doing?
  10. I

    [CalArts] "Strongly Encouraged" On-Campus Interview

    Hi guys, I applied for Film Directing at CalArts and received email for interview. It says an on-campus interview is strongly encouraged, but Skype is also doable. Now, I'm in a different country and the flight is too pricey so I'll have to go with Skype. But I'm curious if anybody's interviewed...
  11. Chopsuey

    Lodz Film School

    Hello everyone, I'm applying to Lodz Film School (international student), If you have any experience or tips for entrance exam and interviews please share it with me. Thanks a lot! :D
  12. icantmath

    Any MFA writers with a different degree and job experience not in the industry get accepted?

    I would like to apply for an MFA in screenwriting. I have bachelors degrees, but they're not related to theater, film, etc. I also have held administrative jobs that are also not related to the industry (I have applied countless times to assistant positions and internships related to writing and...
  13. Film School Interview Questions

    Film School Interview Questions

    This is a list of ACTUAL interview questions reported from posts from our members from the thousands of posts over the years on these boards. Please leave a reply in the discussion thread with any that you've had and I'll update the article. Also WEAR NICE CLOTHES TO YOUR INTERVIEW - as an AFI...
  14. Chris W

    Film School Interview Questions

    This is a list of ACTUAL interview questions reported from posts from our members from the thousands of posts over the years on these boards. Please edit the WIKI to add your own. Also WEAR NICE CLOTHES TO YOUR INTERVIEW - as an AFI interviewer said according to the forums - "He said he didn't...
  15. M

    post interview thank you note

    Hello, Did you send out a hand written thank you note after your interview? Is this important? Is an email better? The interview was 3 weeks ago. I know they just did the 2nd round of interviewing and will be deciding in the next 2 weeks. Any thoughts?
  16. hanstardust

    2016 UCLA Producers MFA

    Hi! Everyone. I'm an international student who is applying for producing program this year. Recently, I received a UCLA producers program interview invitation. And I have a few question to ask. I sincerely hope someone who has experienced that can give me some tips and advice. Also, I'd like to...
  17. katavi08

    2016 Interviews- Acceptances- Rejections

    Hi all! Starting a new forum for us to keep track of interviews, acceptances, and rejections. I'm posting the spreadsheet here as well. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1-QPRZ-gc15WuHBmlxorJiTS1z-8vE-7uUttLDdxHtE0/edit#gid=0 If you haven't done so already, please fill it out! :)
  18. Film Guy

    A Brief Guide to the MFA Production Interview

    Hey guys! I was recently accepted to the MFA in Production program at Florida State. For me, preparing for the interview was a nerve-wracking process. However, I knew quite a few people in the BFA program and was able to help prepare myself for a few of the questions they asked me. I'm here to...
  19. Patrick Clement

    Portfolio Film (as of 2/18) Accepted - Austin, Interviews - AFI, NYU, Columbia

    Wanted to share my singular Directing MFA video portfolio item. I submitted only this film (or portions of the film) as my portfolios. As of today (4/19/16) I have had: Acceptances Austin Columbia Waitlist NYU AFI Interviews NYU AFI Columbia Just as a note, I am not a very strong academic...
  20. Lucky Director

    2015 Narrative Film Directing MFA - UCLA Only - Did you get your interview?

    A thread for applicants to the 2015 UCLA graduate program in directing. What's your background? What kind of stories do you intend to tell? What do you think of the way the program is organized? Has your interview request come in yet? Etc.!

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