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  1. A

    NYU Tisch MFA vs Columbia MFA ; Director/Writer

    I know this has been debated a bit but after reading all the threads I still feel the need to ask. I have been accepted into both Columbia and NYU Tish Graduate program and I dont know which one to choose. I'm looking for a program that will train me best as a writer AND director. Everyone...
  2. How to Make the Most of Film School: Five Things I'm Glad I Did and Five Things I Regret

    How to Make the Most of Film School: Five Things I'm Glad I Did and Five Things I Regret

    I loved every minute of going to UCLA for my MFA Screenwriting degree, but two years is a very short amount of time compared to undergraduate or even other graduate programs. I wanted to make the most of my short time in film school, and I’m sure you do too! If you are considering graduate...
  3. G

    Chapman v. LMU for MFA Screenwriting

    Hey everyone. I've been accepted to both schools and am pretty torn between the two. I know several of you are also in the same boat and I'd love to get some conversation going about this. Let me know what you think!
  4. hkaiser

    Chapman Dodge vs AFI for Production Design

    Last summer, I visited both AFI and Chapman Dodge. I recently got accepted to both of these schools for Production Design. I am currently finishing up my undergraduate degree in New York for Interior Design. I liked AFI for its convenient location of being in Los Angeles, and it also being a...
  5. dorkydiana

    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...
  6. Siddharth Menon

    York University - MFA Program - Any reviews?

    Hey guys, Does anyone have any idea about the York University - MFA Program (2 Year) ? By the looks of it, it seems pretty decent. Some highlighting factors include: - Two Year MFA - Based in Toronto, thus closer to the Canadian Industry - Extremely economical for international students (CAD...
  7. Siddharth Menon

    Two Year MFA?

    Hey guys, Which are the universities you would suggest that has a Two year MFA as opposed to the Three year one? I know the one at Florida State University is a 2 year MFA. Being an international student, the extra one year does add onto the cumulative costs and thus it is a bit worrisome...
  8. How to get Into USC Film School: An Interview With an SCA Admissions Committee Member

    How to get Into USC Film School: An Interview With an SCA Admissions Committee Member

    Considered by many to be the best film school in the world, it’s no wonder why the USC School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) is so sought after by prospective undergraduate and graduate students alike. However, the film school’s prestige can often make the application process particularly stressful and...
  9. Chris W

    Did you go to Undergrad for film? If so... Why get a film MFA also?

    I've noticed over the years that there's a large percentage of people who went to Undergrad film school who are also applying to grad school for film? I'm wondering what are your reasons? More connections? More time to hone craft? Undergrad school wasn't good? Want to learn more? I'm...
  10. J

    Boston University MFA Screenwriting Current Student AMA

    Hey, I’m in the screenwriting program at BU so if you have some questions I can do my best to answer!
  11. dorkydiana

    in desperate need of an update

    y’all...i started a new job that has nothing to do with my undergrad degree or future aspirations...and when i tell u guys i hate it i really do. i started applying for jobs in september last year in hopes to start saving money for grad school (with the intention that i would be in that position...
  12. dorkydiana

    questions to ask during interview

    hey peeps so i just got an interview request for lmu and i was wondering if u guys could drop some questions u would normally ask during an interview...i have a really bad habit of blanking out during interviews like for jobs and stuff and i end up looking so stupid bc everything seems pretty...
  13. dorkydiana

    let's talk about hopelessness!1!!1!

    does anyone else feel this sense of...despair....when it comes to rejection? idk how to explain it but i was on such a high during my undergrad, i had gotten into one of the best schools for my major in the country and i felt invincible like nothing could stop me from pursuing my dreams, which...
  14. sydney

    Applied UT Austin — Film Production MFA Fall 2020

    This is my first time applying. Application process was not exactly smooth sailing. It's always fun when your last letter of recommendation stops answering your emails a couple days before your application's due! Everything did end up getting turned in on time, but it may have shaved five years...
  15. sydney

    Waitlisted After Interview FSU - Production MFA Fall 2020

    This is my first time applying. Application process was not exactly smooth sailing. It's always fun when your last letter of recommendation stops answering your emails a couple days before your application's due! Everything did end up getting turned in on time, but it may have shaved five years...
  16. wonderingeye

    Difference between applying to US film schools vs UK

    Hi guys, I'm applying for MFA Motion Pictures at the University of Miami as an international student. I have a few queries, hopefully, you'll be able to reply. Are there any differences in applying to a university in the US and in the UK? As I'm applying to motion pictures I have to submit a...
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