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  1. J

    Interviewed USC SCA FILM DIRECTING MFA 2021

    Informative virtual information session, fulfilling application process, nerve wracking interview.
  2. theMorrigan

    USC MFA Writing for Screen & Television (Screenwriting) 2021

    Hello! I didn't see a thread for USC's MFA Writing for Screen & Television, so I figured I'd start one. How many of you are planning to apply, or have already applied? How are we feeling about the essays, challenge scenes, and 10-page writing sample? Personally, I feel like my essays are in...
  3. Z

    Admitted After Interview USC MFA Film - Spring 2021

  4. B

    Is there anyone planning to submit photo option for the SCA visual sample?

    Is there anyone planning to submit photo option for the visual sample?
  5. Anhdn

    USC Film & TV Production MFA Fall 2021 Applicants Unite!

    It's an unprecedented time to apply for film schools in LA but here we are, friends. Good luck to everyone! Looking forward to agonizing and swapping essays together :)
  6. Q

    USC Admissions Webinar

    Greetings, My name is Victoria and I would like to invite you all to attend the African American Cinema Society (AACS)'s admissions webinar for USC's School of Cinematic Arts. This webinar has been designed by current graduate and undergraduate students across the various divisions at SCA. We...
  7. BigSpeaker12

    Help with Person Statement for USC SCA spring 21

    Hello everyone, I'm applying to usc this summer and I wanted to know if anyone was interested in looking over my personal statment. I think it's a good start but there's some stuff I could probably expand on.
  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. S

    USC Screenwriting vs UCLA Screenwriting MFA

    For you guys who were accepted into both UCLA and USC, which program are you leaning more towards to?
  10. whatsgood

    Dropped Out of SCA now what

    Went to USC SCA for cinema and media studies went there until I dropped out when I was a Junior. I have had 3 internships at prod co's all unpaid. I cant afford to go back to USC. What should I do if I want to still work in the film industry?
  11. courteroy

    Submit multiple Applications to different USC film programs?

    Do you guys know if when applying for USC grad school, you're allowed to apply to more than one discipline or do you have to choose ONE? Come Fall, I'd like to apply to the producing program AND tv writing program. If this isn't an option, I'd love to know now so I can figure out which route to...
  12. sharkb8

    2nd Year USC School of Cinematic Arts MFA Student, AMA

    Do it. Ask me things. And I will tell you answers. Yup.
  13. S

    USC School of Cinematic Arts SCA MFA Film & TV Production Fall 2020

    Hey all! I’ve been working on my application for Fall 2020 and was wondering if anyone else is applying this year!
  14. Chris W

    USC School of Cinematic Arts MFA Screenwriting Fall 2020

    Who's applying this year? Fall Admission Deadline: November 15th Required supplemental application materials per USC: The following supplemental materials must be submitted via the SlideRoom application for admission consideration: Autobiographical Character Sketch (please upload in PDF...
  15. storyteller

    USC School of Cinematic Arts Film & TV Production Spring 2020

    Hey everyone! I haven't found any threads for this specific application, so I decided to create one. Who's intending to apply for Spring 2020? I am an international applicant and was looking for some help with my application!
  16. Deb F

    USC or AFI for Production/Directing?

    Hey everyone, if you are admitted to USC film production major and AFI directing class, which one would you attend and why?
  17. M

    USC Film & TV Production 2019

    Hi, Who's applying to USC Film & TV Production this year? Let's kill some time here while we wait for results.
  18. BuddernScotch

    USC Screenwriting MFA - Fall 2019

    Hello fellow USC screenwriting hopefuls! So the time is upon us again. I've just spoken to the Cinematic Arts dept. today and apparently applications were sent out for review yesterday - so... yeah. It's begun. This is my third time applying, USC is the dream school for screenwriting, but I've...
  19. USC Cinematic Arts - Film and Television Production (MFA)

    USC Cinematic Arts - Film and Television Production (MFA)

    MFA students learn in the most state of the art facilities rivaling the most advanced production companies in the world. You'll hone your talent as a media-maker in six specialties- Producing, Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, and Sound-while also learning the newest...
  20. USC Cinematic Arts - Writing for Screen & Television (MFA)

    USC Cinematic Arts - Writing for Screen & Television (MFA)

    Arguably the best film school in the country – or the world, depending on who you ask – the John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television is considered the ‘holy grail’ of MFA in Screenwriting programs by many. The program receives hundreds of applicants a year for a mere 32 spots and...

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