1. andy001

    FIlm School-The Series: A show that ran on IFC in the early 2000s about NYU students working on their shorts

    Here is the first episode, and the following on 9 of the first and only season are all there as well. Hey all! I heard about this awesome series a while ago, it ran in the early 2000s on IFC when they were super indie and I was pleased to find out every episode of it's one and only season is...
  2. sevs

    Which is the better kind of MFA Production program in your opinion? "Auteur-centric" or "team-based"?

    Of the MFA Production programs I'm more familiar with, I've noticed a lot of them can be filed into one of the two above-described categories. "Auteur-centric" programs that seem to focus more on helping you develop your individual voice as a storyteller include UCLA, UT Austin, Columbia, and...
  3. F

    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/...
  4. sevs

    LMU vs. UT Austin for Directing/Production?

    If your current ultimate goal is to live and work in Los Angeles, would it make more sense to attend a school that requires you to borrow more money but is located in LA, or to attend a school that requires you to borrow nearly no money whatsoever but is not located in LA? Put another way...
  5. R

    LMU vs Emerson

    Hello! I have been accepted to both LMU and Emerson under Film Production (both with scholarships). I am currently trying to choose between the two... I know that both schools are highly regarded for their programs in Film however I'm not quite sure which school would suit me and also benefit me...
  6. thatchitowndude

    Denied Without Interview LMU Film & TV Production (BA - Undergrad)

    11/1/2020 First time applying. SAT Range 1000-1200 GPA Range 3.40-3.60 12/17/2020 Received email notification to check Status Portal for update the same day decision letter posted. 12/17/2020 Called AO to discuss appeal process. 12/18/2020 At the request of the AO, emailed a brief letter...
  7. courteroy

    Application Forms in the tracker database on this Site

    Hey guys, I'm sure that those of you that have applied to filmschool would have loved to have access to details on supplemental materials required, interview questions etc. when you were applying. I love that this site offers an area which is dedicated to just that but I'm noticing that most...
  8. S

    Applied LMU - Writing & Producing for TV - Fall 2020

    First time applying and don't think this is my strongest application of the 4 I submitted, but it's done and now I don't know what do do with myself without a mountain of material to go write after work. Happen to have strained ligaments in my hand (or something, TBD) - not the best time to have...
  9. andy001

    LMU Film and Television Production-Fall 2020 Official Thread

    Hey all! Decided to start a thread for LMU for next fall. Feel free to post anything regarding the application if you’ve applied or are in the process of applying. Best regards!
  10. justin

    LMU Application Status?

    Hello! Has anyone applied to LMU? I uploaded my materials to my portfolio and it states that "we have received the following submissions from you", however the application checklist is still listed as "optional" and does not have a green check mark. Does that mean they haven't received my...
  11. justin

    LMU Film Production Application Help!

    I'm currently working on my Film Production applications for LMU. I have only submitted my resume and visual supplement (the bare minimum). Does anyone recommend submitting extra work such photography and written composition etc? What exactly is a written composition? A short story? I need all...
  12. Chris W

    LMU Acceptance Rate & Minimum GPA for MFA Film Programs

    Thanks to the over 2,000 applications in our Application Tracker we can calculate the reported acceptance rate and minimum GPAs for LMU School of Film and Television...
  13. I

    Los Angeles Housing 2019

    Would really appreciate any tips and suggestions on where to look and where to steer clear! Personally, right now the only school I've heard back from is Loyola Marymount (MFA), but I'm still also waiting to hear from UCLA, so any input on housing for either school would be greatly appreciated...
  14. I

    How to ask for a commitment extension

    Is it okay to email the request or should it be done over the phone? Also, is it okay to flat out tell them I'm waiting to hear back from other schools I applied to? The LMU deadline to commit is this upcoming Tuesday and in recent conversations they've seemed forthcoming about the possibility...
  15. A

    Chapman MFA Film Production (Cinematography) vs. LMU MFA Film Production

    Hello everyone! I just got admission from both the programs. And I have done some research as below: Chapman: better facility, quieter and safer location (I'm not into nightlife), ranking seems to be higher, having a cinematography focus in the program which fits my interest. LMU: Lower...
  16. BuddernScotch

    LMU - comparable to UCLA for screenwriting?

    Hi everyone. My main question is in the title, specifically, is the collaboration and internship opportunities / acceptance rates at competitive shows/studios comparable to a more renowned school like UCLA? Or even AFI? I have had interviews with these three schools and LMU has already given...

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