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  1. J

    RE: MFA Program Visual Sample Specifics

    To Whom it may Concern, My name is Jake and I will be applying to MFA programs this upcoming fall and have a questions regarding the visual example requirement. The questions is as follows Due to the majority of the schools having a 5 minute max requirement, would it be wiser to up load a a...
  2. BigAbe00

    Letters of Recommendation

    Hi All! I'm a Canadian undergrad student looking to apply to USC Film/TV Production MFA Fall '22. I was wondering what makes a solid reference letter (content? author?) and what I can do at this moment that can help me get some solid letters in 2022. Right now I'm relatively close with a film...
  3. S

    Personal Statement Format

    Hi! I have applied to USC's Film and Television Program and will be applying to Chapman, LMU, NYU, Columbia and AFI. My personal statement for USC was in the format of a comic strip/graphic novel. Is it advisable to do something of a similar sort for the rest? Chapman, AFI and Columbia have...
  4. J

    Stanford MFA Documentary Film Production

    Hi I am planning to apply for the mfa documentary programme offered by Stanford. Can somebody please tell me something more about the program. Any recent graduate or current student out there??? Thank you
  5. Chris W

    Film School Applications 2020

    And so it begins... The first applications of this season have begun to roll in: https://www.filmschool.org/applications/categories/fall-2020-ma-mfa.12/ Add yours to the database as soon as you apply and fill it out with as much info as you can to help the other applicants. Good luck...
  6. M

    Who to ask for letters of recommendations (MFA screenwriting)

    I am applying to all the top MFA screenwriting schools. I was a neuroscience major in college and I minored in screenwriting. I have been working in consulting since graduating (2 years). My plan was to ask one screenwriting professor who I have a close relationship with and then two of my...
  7. Sopheeeyah

    USC Cinematic Arts Personal Statement tips & advice?

    Hi, I am an international student applying for the MFA in Film and Directing at USC and want to know if anyone on the forum has advice on how it should be written. Thank you.
  8. Chris W

    Chapman Acceptance Rate & Minimum GPA

    According to data from our Application Tracker the reported acceptance rate and minimum GPAs for Chapman film school are the following: Chapman - Cinematography FilmSchool.org Chapman Acceptance Rate: [0]=ChapmanCinematography']84% (11 out of 13 applications) Lowest Reported Minimum GPA...
  9. Cody Young

    Accepted into AFI’s Screenwriting program, Ask me Anything!

    Hello all, I’m a recently accepted graduate student who will be attending AFI in the fall within the Screenwriting discipline. This past year, I applied to MFA programs for the first time and I unfortunately only discovered this website shortly after I submitted my last application. Being that...
  10. KatieeveD

    Help with USC & UCLA screenwriting applications (I'm from the UK)

    Hey guys, So I want to apply to the Fall 2020 admissions for the USC MFA in Writing for Screen and TV and the UCLA Screenwriting MFA. I'm from the UK and our system works really differently here so I don't really understand what I'm doing. Can anyone else who's applied to these, or just US...
  11. S

    Creative Portfolio Advice - Which Positions look best?

    I'm in the summer before applying for an MFA in film & tv production, and I'm looking to help around Boston for some small productions (fyi I've never been on an actual set before which is what this summer is for). I'm responding to an advertisement online for a BU MFA student's production. For...
  12. Stony Brook Manhattan MFA in TV Writing

    Stony Brook Manhattan MFA in TV Writing

    Two plus year MFA where each student creates the TV writing portfolio that can launch their career. In association with Killer Films. Run by Alan Kingsberg, who taught at Columbia's MFA for 17 years and has had students writing and producing shows including Billions, Stranger Things, Mozart in...
  13. mistah_P

    Looking for UT : Austin MFA current students or alums

    Hey everyone, I'm looking to chat with someone who is attending or has attended UT Austin for the MFA (especially in Screenwriting, but all departments are good), so that I can best prepare my application. If anyone is willing to have a chat, or if you know someone who went and who I can hit up...
  14. Karthik Karnati

    Need advice for choosing film grad school

    Hi all, I am Karthik Karnati from India. I have recently completed my undergrad and applied for masters in MFA for fall 2018 in USA. I have applied to 5 schools : Syracuse univ, SAIC, Columbia College Chicago (CCC), Art Center Pasadena and NYFA. I have got 2 rejects (Syracuse and SAIC) and 2...
  15. Karthik Karnati

    Need advice for choosing film grad school

    Hi all, I am Karthik Karnati from India. I have recently completed my undergrad and applied for masters in MFA for fall 2018 in USA. I have applied to 5 schools : Syracuse univ, SAIC, Columbia College Chicago (CCC), Art Center Pasadena and NYFA. I have got 2 rejects (Syracuse and SAIC) and 2...
  16. mistah_P

    Profile Evaluation/Feedback for MFAs in Screenwriting, and MFAs in Directing

    Hey folks, So I discovered this site a month ago, and have been voraciously reading the posts here and been gleaning lots of useful information as I consider my upcoming applications to film schools. I wanted to throw down my base profile, and get some thoughts and feedback about the...
  17. mistah_P

    Spreadsheet with Top MFAs, including application materials, deadlines, etc.

    Hey folks, So I've been on this site for about a month now reading up and gleaning some very useful info about all the film programs, which I will hopefully apply to at the end of this year. And I noticed one thing was missing for me and that is: a clear single-look document that so I could look...
  18. IndecisiveElle

    Interviews - Acceptances - Rejections 2018

    Thought I'd start a central thread - they've been nice in previous years to quickly spot which school is in what stage and for us all to come together in one spot. so far AFI (directing, screenwriting and producing) has sent out interview invites. Doesn't look like any others have gone out...
  19. R

    Ucla mfa Production/Directing

    Hi guys, This is my first post.I am planning to apply for UCLA's MFA in production/direction program. I have a few queries.Forgive me if I sound naive.This is my first year applying. 1) In the FAQs section it was mentioned that the GRE for MFA program is optional ,but not required. I have a GRE...
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