screenwriting

  1. S

    Attending Chapman Screenwriting MFA - 2019



    Submission Date: 2018-10-17
    Decision Notification Date: 2019-04-04
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  2. M

    What story structure do you follow, if any?

    hi, everyone! thought i'd get another conversation going here :) what story structure do you tend to follow? the 8 sequence approach, the hero's journey, etc.? or do you just see where your story takes you? i personally tend to follow the 8 sequence approach whether i realize i'm doing it or...
  3. D

    How much work is a screenwriting MFA?

    Weird question to ask, as it goes without saying thst anyone pursing a masters needs to be prepared to make a big ass effort...im just wondering, how much time do you spend doing work that isnt actually writing? Is it like a shit load of essays and volumes upon volumes of reading and research...
  4. JSLyu

    Attending UCLA - Screenwriting MFA 2019



    Submission Date: 2018-10-31
    Interview Notification Date: 2019-01-16
    Interview Date: 2019-02-07
    Decision Notification Date: 2019-03-20
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    First time applying.
  5. d890

    AFI Screenwriting vs. Columbia Screenwriting

    Is anyone else here debating between the two?
  6. d890

    COLUMBIA VS NYU TISCH

    Hey all, I'm in the ridiculously fortunate position of having been selected by both Tisch and Columbia. I don't know which one to pick. Columbia's emphasis on storytelling and writing is a big plus for me, and I just cannot gage how much writing is done at Tisch... I see myself as a...
  7. M

    Screenwriting contests - are they worth it?

    hi, everyone! just adding some more detail to a post i made last night in the AFI screenwriting thread. as far as screenwriting contests go, only the big ones matter for exposure. the only reason you’d want to enter a smaller contest is if: you want the prize money, or there’s some sort of...
  8. d890

    SCREENWRITING: Columbia vs. AFI?

    Hi all, I am just thinking things through, and wondering what the pros and cons of each school are in terms of the screenwriting mfa... Anyone else debating between the two? Thoughts?
  9. indigojacqueline

    Interviewed UCLA Screenwriting MFA 2019



    Submission Date: 2018-10-31
    Interview Notification Date: 2019-01-15
    Interview Date: 2019-02-08
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  10. 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...
  11. sallygr4

    Attending Loyola Marymount MFA SFTV



    Submission Date: 2018-12-11
    Interview Notification Date: 2019-01-12
    Interview Date: 2019-02-04
    Decision Notification Date: 2019-03-06
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  12. D

    DePaul vs Brooklyn College (Feirstein) for screenwriting

    Not sure which would be the better choice, can anyone shed some light? DePaul is a little more established and seems to be gaining traction, New York seems like a better hub for opportunities post grad...anybody have experience or inside knowledge here? Thank you all
  13. M

    Attending UT Austin - RTF Screenwriting MFA



    Submission Date: 2018-11-30
    Decision Notification Date: 2019-02-24
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    They tried to call me the Monday and Thursday before I got the email, but didn't leave a message.
  14. S

    Denied Without Interview USC - Screenwriting 2019



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  15. S

    Applied CSUF - Screenwriting 2019



    Submission Date: 2019-03-05
    GRE Quantitative Reasoning: 159
    SAT: 1950
    ACT: 31
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  16. Kathrynegarrido

    Admitted After Interview UNCSA - Filmmaking 2019



    Submission Date: 2018-10-25
    Interview Notification Date: 2018-10-25
    Interview Date: 2018-11-17
    Decision Notification Date: 2018-12-20
    ACT: 25
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    First time applying. Was notified of acceptance via email. Portal does not update upon acceptance. Had to write an essay on campus and read it during the interview. The interview was in person.
  17. A

    Admitted Without Interview CSUN - MFA Screenwriting Fall 2019



    Submission Date: 2019-02-10
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    First time applicant. Graduating in May.
  18. A

    Admitted Without Interview Chapman - Screenwriting MFA Fall 2019



    Submission Date: 2018-12-01
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    First time applicant! Graduating in May. Live right by this school.
  19. A

    Admitted After Interview LMU - Screenwriting MFA Fall 2019



    Submission Date: 2018-12-10
    Interview Notification Date: 2019-01-26
    Interview Date: 2019-01-29
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    Had a solid interview. Really friendly folks over there at LMU.
  20. A

    Denied After Interview AFI - Screenwriting MFA Fall 2019



    Submission Date: 2018-12-02
    Interview Notification Date: 2019-02-04
    Interview Date: 2019-02-20
    Decision Notification Date: 2019-03-15
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    First time applicant. Killed the interview (In person) . Super friendly!
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