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  1. Chris W

    November 1st: FIRST BIG DEADLINE!

    I just put together an article with most of the upcoming deadlines for the major film schools: https://www.filmschool.org/articles/undergraduate-film-school-application-deadlines.35/ The first big deadline is November 1st. Which schools are you applying to?
  2. Undergraduate Film School Application Deadlines

    Undergraduate Film School Application Deadlines

    Wondering when you need to get that film school application in? Below is a list of all current undergraduate film school deadlines as of September 2019. If there is an error please let us know and it'll be updated. Check out previous year's application acceptance data with our site's...
  3. O

    Is the Emerson Writing for Film and Television (BA/BFA) still a program?

    I'm a little confused on what majors they actually have. When I go to their website, there's no "Writing for Film and Television" major listed under "Undergraduate Programs" but I can find the page on their website (Writing for Film and Television (BA, BFA) | Emerson College). Is that still a...
  4. Jun

    UCI? UCSD? or maybe UCSB?

    Hello guys. Before dropping my question, I would like to let you know about my situation. I am a professional novelist, and aiming to expand my job area to screenwriting. What I have heard is that UCI is more about the script than the other schools. I do not deny that I would like to be a...
  5. K

    How's the Film program at San Diego State?

    Hi, I tried looking for answers to this question online but couldn't find much. What's the undergraduate film program like at SDSU? It isn't on any ranking lists, so is this due to poor marketing or just a poor program? I went and toured the school during their open house, and I liked...
  6. G

    NYU | Kanbar institute film & television

    Hi there. Searching on the web opinions of this program I find only reviews about the post-graduate course. So I’m going to ask you a few questions. APP. REQUIREMENTS: According to NYU’s website, requirements for applicants don’t include any standardized test. That’s great, because I have not...
  7. P

    USC Writing Sample C and Personal Statement for Film Production

    1. I'm writing my PS but really am not sure if I'm doing it right. If you have any suggestions or know anything about cinematic arts ps, please let me know because I'm really lost. 2. For Writing Sample C, would the film concept need to be original? I started mine based on a real event but...
  8. A

    Hunter or Brooklyn for film

    I recently got accepted into Brooklyn College and I'm awaiting a decision from Hunter and I'm pursuing a major in film (along with studying theatre and television) to become a director, along with pursuing a minor in public policy. Is there a more superior school when it comes to film? I don't...
  9. G

    Question about NYU vs FSU

    Hey all, First time poster, long time lurker here. I was lucky enough to be admitted to FSU's digital arts program and NYU's film program for this fall term and have a bit of a decision to make before next Friday (FSU's deadline to accept). I'm not going to ask you guys to tell me where to go...
  10. F

    USC (BFA) Film and TV Production 2017

    Hey guys! I saw that there was a really nice USC Film and TV Production graduate forum going on and figured us undergrad applicants could really use one too! We could also make our own undergrad tracking sheet (if there isn't one already). So let's go! I have some questions about interviews and...
  11. Danial Khan

    CSUN and SFSU: Good Schools for Film Production?

    I have applied to NYU, LMU, CalArts, Syracuse and SCAD but because these universities are very expensive and I'll have to pay a big chunk of myself to afford the tuition, I am thinking of applying to relatively cheaper universities and I came through CSUN (California State University North...
  12. Chopsuey

    PLEASE HELP ME DECIDE!

    Hello everyone! So... Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg vs Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography. I'm looking to apply to one of these film schools but I can't choose, If you have any information or any experience I'd much appreciate it if you'd help me. For example how much is the cost of using...
  13. F

    Help with college choices please

    My son has been accepted into the BFA or BA/BS film programs for film production (directing) at the following schools: Pratt DePaul University Ithaca College SCAD Columbia College Chicago He was deferred from Early Action to Regular Admission at: Emerson (this was always his top pick) Loyola...
  14. Int Film Institute of New York

    2017 Applicants - Want to know one of the biggest application mistakes? IFI is doing Q&As this week

    The International Film Institute (IFI) supports all aspiring filmmakers as they work towards an education in film. During the application period for film schools, we're here to take your questions! One of the most common mistakes when submitting an application to a school is focusing the...
  15. Salva Figueroa

    2017 USC Undergraduate

    Hey all! Ive created this thread to take a step ahead in the 2017 application cycle, im an international applier from Mexico interested in cinematography. This post serves to generate questions and answer them between all of us, the point is to stay informed and help each other to fullfill the...
  16. fightclubsoap

    Tisch international student help!

    So I'm from South Africa and intend on applying as an undergraduate to Tisch Film & Television but after doing quite a bit of research and still being pretty confused I've come here, to see if you kind people could point me in the right direction. 1. Firstly, as my country's national exam is...
  17. L

    Accepted at SCAD and UNCSA; pros and cons? Thanks in advance

    My daughter is accepted in both Film programs, now she has to choose: Does anyone go to either of these programs? Any alums here? Savannah College of Art and Design and University of N Carolina School of the Arts We found the SCAD campus tour to be excellent, the facilities look amazing...
  18. A

    USC Visual Sample Video VS Photo Option

    Wondering if anyone can give any pointers on whether there are any advantages or disadvantages to choosing one or the other when it comes down to submitting the visual sample (applying to undergrad btw). I'm assuming that in the majority of applications they receive they'll get videos. I've...
  19. F

    Colorado Film School

    I just read the Hollywood Reporter article "Top 25 Film Schools" and saw this little guy peaking his head up from the bottom of the list. I mean, that's a pretty heavy hitting list. Anyone know any more about this school? Anyone go there and have some advice for me? Thanks
  20. M

    Hi everyone i'm new to this so i hope this is the right place....

    I have recently decided after a few years of writing fiction stories and starting to get good feedbacks ( i haven't published my work ), that i would like to write screenplays and direct films . I started to look into the best schools of arts/film and television in the usa like NYU's tisch and...
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