screenwriting

  1. sarahkwUT

    Applied AFI - Screenwriting - Fall 2020

    First time applying. Of the three I've submitted so far (still polishing up LMU) this is the one I'm most confident in.
  2. S

    UT Austin - MFA Screenwriting 2020

    Hello everyone! Just making a thread for the people applying to UT for screenwriting. Why do you want to go to UT? What did you think about the application?
  3. H

    Applied USC - M.F.A. Writing for Screen and Television 2020

    First time applying
  4. sarahkwUT

    Applied USC Writing for Screen and TV

    First time applying and fully recognize that I have never written a script of any sort before yet decided why not apply to one of the top schools in the country? Making a massive career change. It's quite the story - music journalist > marketing professional > hopeful television writer, all...
  5. E

    how to become a screenwriter?

    does anyone have any beginners tips on how to write a movie script? what screenwriting books you recommend? best screenwriting websites? what type of script to try writing first? how important is the screenplay format? i've written short stories but that's about it so far. this would be the...
  6. Chris W

    18th Annual Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition - a $25k prize!!

    Anyone entering? Could finance a chunk of Film School with a $25k prize. :) Next Deadline: December 31st, 2019 ($40/entry) Winner Receives: $25,000 to winner, $2,500 to runner-up Introductions to managers, producers, agents, directors, and others searching for screenplays Long-term script...
  7. KatieeveD

    Applied USC - Writing for Screen and Television 2020

    It's my first time applying.
  8. O

    Admitted After Interview Chapman - Screenwriting 2020

    Interview was an optional Fellows interview. Was awarded an 80k merit scholarship as well! :D
  9. T

    Beginning Screenwriter - Will you give feedback on my screenplay?

    hey there, im a beginning screenwriter. It's my first time writing a screenplay. I'm here to present one of my work, and hopefully receive some advice and notes that i should be aware of. Thanks everyone, I'll appreciate every comment!
  10. C

    Best MFA for TV writing?

    Hey everyone! I'm a college senior graduating this December with a degree in film. I'm excited by the idea of writing features, but my interest is mainly television. Since the application period coincides with the tail-end of my thesis (and I don't have much money), I'm trying to be...
  11. Kira

    Script Coverage Geared towards Film School

    Hey everyone! I hope that my posts (and inbox) have been helpful over the years. If you are looking for someone to read your scripts and essays as you prepare for the application season, please check out my new biz Film School Edge (no affiliation with this website). We cover feature scripts...
  12. Patrick Clement

    Fifth Year Columbia U Directing MFA (& KU Alum) ASQUEMIENETHENGUE

    I've been pretty active in the forums since my application year. I'm going to take all of my threads and repost them here and happy to answer any new questions!
  13. 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...
  14. Chris W

    AFI Screenwriting 2020 "An Encounter"

    It appears their writing prompt this year is "An Encounter": From their site: Screenwriting applicants are required to submit the following: A PDF of a typed screenplay in professional format (20 pages maximum) of which you are the sole screenwriter. If the sample is from a longer script...
  15. Gigawatt

    Attending CSUN - MFA Screenwriting 2021

    First time applying and CSUN was the only school I applied to. The application process was straightforward and easy to understand. The website itself was very intuitive. I had to submit a finished script and also write a new scene revolving around a mysterious item. There was no interview. I...
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