1. E

    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...
  2. S

    USC 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!
  3. Chris W

    USC 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...
  4. IDEK

    USC "Quality Points"?

    Hi! I'm getting my USC Writing for Screen & TV application together and I saw this: Does anyone know what "Quality Points" are? It appears to be some calculation of Credit Hours and GPA. Does anyone know anything about it?
  5. O

    USC "Most Challenging Moment" prompt for Writing for Screen & TV, advice?

    Hey! I'm applying as an undergraduate but I thought I'd post in this forum since there's wayyy more graduate students and the prompts are the same for both. Anyways, I've written the first draft of my "Most Challenging Moment" essay and whew, it's pretty dramatic. While this moment doesn't have...
  6. O

    USC - Writing for Screen & Television Undergraduate 2020

    Hey everyone! I'm setting up some threads for undergraduate programs as we get started with our applications/portfolios over the summer :) This is my absolute top school... I'm super scared to apply 😬. My GPA is within the range but my SAT is a bit below (1330) because I absolutely suck at math...
  7. Chris W

    USC Film School Acceptance Rate & Minimum GPA

    According to data from our Application Tracker the reported acceptance rate and minimum GPAs for USC's School of Cinematic Arts are the following: USC - Directing/Film Production USC Acceptance Rate: [0]=USCDirectingFilmProd']30% (48 out of 161 applications) Lowest Reported...
  8. 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...
  9. J

    Accepted to USC - Peter Stark AMA (Ask Me Anything)

    I'll be attending the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC this fall. Happy to answer any questions about the application process, so AMA! Best, -Julie
  10. T

    Denied Without Interview USC - Peter Stark Producing Program Fall 2019

    First time applying. Got rejected via direct email, the offical letter got uploaded to my graduate student decision portal about a month later.
  11. 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...
  12. storyteller

    USC 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!
  13. E

    USC v Northwestern Screenwriting

    I’ve committed to USC, but somewhat out of the blue got accepted to northwestern this past week and they’ve offered me a scholarship. It’s not full tuition, but it’s going to be a lot less debt than USC, which is obviously a major concern of mine. USC really sold their connections (both to the...
  14. M

    Interviewed USC SCA Fall 2019 Transfer

    Applied as an external transfer for Pasadena Community College. 4.0 gpa, general ed units completed, transferring with 80 units.
  15. jeanius

    Interviewed USC SCA film/television production Fall 2019

    To stay kind of private Id rather not put my test scores up and open to pm people if they are really interested.
  16. jeanius

    USC SCA FEB 1st Submission Applicants

    Is there a thread for this already? Wonder if folks who applied for Fall 2019 on Feb.1st have heard anything?
  17. J

    USC Waitlist

    Hey guys, I'm a lurker here, and I don't really post information or opinions or the like, although the information posted here has been of tremendous help to me. I was, however, waitlisted for USC's Production MFA for the Fall of 2019 and guaranteed a spot for the Spring of 2020, I believe at...
  18. Shmorca

    USC External Transfer for Dual Enrollment High Schooler - Needs Advice

    Hello! I'm Maia, 16 years old Sophomore in High School. I was recently given the opportunity to participate in a Dual Enrollment program, which essentially means I can attend college for free instead of Junior and Senior year, and graduate high school with an associates degree in the arts. My...
  19. S

    USC vs NYU - Screenwriting

    I've seen a bunch of different discussions about this, but some of them are from a couple years ago, so I was wondering what current opinion was on the subject. I've gotten the general consensus that USC is better for connections, but NYU focuses on more independent, "smaller" films. But, NYU is...