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    MFA Film Photo Option for Visual Submission - USC / NYU / UCLA

    Hi everyone! I am currently in the process of applying for the MFA Film program, specifically the cinematography program at USC, NYU, and UCLA. Each school gives the option of submitting a Video or Photo visual sample. I have been doing photography full time for the past couple of years...
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    UCLA Production/ Directing FALL 2020

    Hey guys! I'm stating my college application for UCLA MFA in Production/Directing. They are asking me to write a 2 page treatment for a short film. Can you give me any tips to write it? What kind of stories are they looking for? What do they expect from it? More describing, more interesting...
  3. divmoh247

    Accepted to UCLA Screenwriting- AMA

    Hi all! I'll be starting my first year at UCLA this fall. I'm sure other UCLA people who already attend can possible answer more program related questions but if you have questions about the application process, your materials or the interview- fire away!
  4. Chris W

    UCLA Film School Acceptance Rate & Minimum GPA

    According to data from our Application Tracker the reported acceptance rate and minimum GPAs for UCLA TFT (School of Theater, Film and Television) are the following: UCLA - Directing/Film Production FilmSchool.org UCLA Acceptance Rate: [0]=UCLADirectingFilmPro']26% (23 out of 90 applications)...
  5. BuddernScotch

    How I Got In To Film School: Application / Interview Process Information and AMA

    (As with all information, take with grain of NaCl) Hello there potential filmschool applicants! The application / interview process can be stressful and confusing. Information online is scattered around in bits and are often third hand or from a decade ago. You may feel like you're trying to...
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    Accepted to UCLA - Cinematography AMA

    I'm accepted by UCLA and starting this fall. So I don't have experience of the program itself yet. I will have more to share once the program starts. During the application cycle I found no thread or discussion about Cinematography program at all and it was a bit frustrating to me. I hope this...
  7. 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...
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    UCLA Admission Decisions

    Hello. I have a question I'm hoping some of you will have the answer to. I applied to the undergraduate film program at UCLA as a transfer student, interviewed about a month ago and I've been waiting to hear back from the Acceptd website ever since. Yesterday I got an email from the UCLA website...
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    waitlisted for ucla

    pretty sad, but here's to wishing haha.
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    Anyone got the formal admission from UCLA?

    Hi guys, I received a message on Mar 27 from UCLA TFT saying that I was accepted by their MFA cinematography program, and the formal decision is pending by the university for degree audit / review, which would usually be done within 10 days. But I haven't heard from them since. May I know any...
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    UT vs UCLA

    Hi everyone, I have been accepted to both UT and UCLA for directing. Due to some circumstances in my life I am having a hard time deciding. I would love to hear some opinions on both schools. I kind of have a feeling about the response I am going to get, but would still love to hear thoughts...
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    NYU Grad Film vs. UCLA Production/Directing

    Hey all, I'm in the process of choosing between NYU Grad Film and UCLA Production/Directing. I've decided to list a few pros/cons off the top of my head. Probably a few things I'm missing but overall, it's one of those situations where my head says UCLA but my heart says NYU. Or maybe not, I...
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    Los Angeles Housing 2019

    Would really appreciate any tips and suggestions on where to look and where to steer clear! Personally, right now the only school I've heard back from is Loyola Marymount (MFA), but I'm still also waiting to hear from UCLA, so any input on housing for either school would be greatly appreciated...
  14. ForeignFilmmaker

    UCLA vs AFI for DIRECTING

    Hi guys, I would really love some insight and thoughts from you all about this decision. I applied to both AFI & UCLA MFA directing programs hoping that I would get into one, but never imagining I could have gotten into both. I though that if I got into one, that would be the one I'd go to...
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    What to wear for UCLA skype interview

    Hi all! I was recently emailed about being selected for a skype interview for UCLA. I'm freaking out about what to wear, though. I've read that skype interviews are pretty laid back, but I haven't heard how people have dressed for theirs. Casual or business casual? Also, what type of questions...
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    Anyone know how many transfers get interviewed by UCLA?

    Hi, so I got an email the other day from UCLA saying I have an interview which is super exciting!! I’ve been trying to figure out how many people get this chance? Is it like top 50? I’ve been trying to search all over but I couldn’t say for sure.
  17. Kira

    2nd year MFA Screenwriter @UCLA - AMA!!

    Hey everyone. I'm Kira - a second year screenwriter at UCLA (woah, just like the title says!). I was active on these forums when I applied back in 2017 and a bit throughout 2018. If you have any questions about UCLA, screenwriting, LA, etc... ask me here :) Edit: Also! If you are in town /...
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