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  1. Lucycat151

    Looking for....USC Screenwriting Undergrad

    Looking for a current or former USC writing for film/television student that could answer a few questions about the 1st and 2nd year classes. How gen ed requirements are scheduled, hours per semester, etc.
  2. Lily Yang

    Interviewed USC - 2020 MFA Production - Directing

    First time applying. Just had my interview this afternoon. Overall it is not bad. The interview is not very formal, more like chatting. The person who interviewed me was really nice and welcoming. But since I am not a native English speaker, I was a little bit nervous when answering some...
  3. fatima

    northwestern screenwriting MFA or wait for next application cycle for UCLA and UT austin?

    Hi everyone, Need some guidance.. So due to personal reasons, I wasn't able to apply to UCLA and UT Austin during this cycle. I've been researching Northwestern and it looks like the screenwriting program at Northwestern is amazing. The only thing is I never really imagined myself in Chicago...
  4. courteroy

    Submit multiple Applications to different USC film programs?

    Do you guys know if when applying for USC grad school, you're allowed to apply to more than one discipline or do you have to choose ONE? Come Fall, I'd like to apply to the producing program AND tv writing program. If this isn't an option, I'd love to know now so I can figure out which route to...
  5. sharkb8

    2nd Year USC School of Cinematic Arts MFA Student, AMA

    Do it. Ask me things. And I will tell you answers. Yup.
  6. BigAbe00

    USC Graduate Application

    Hi All! I'm wondering what are the contents of USC's Graduate Application Form? Is it primarily arbitrary information such as undergraduate university and GPA? Or are there also sections for extra-curriculars, etc.? Does USC (particularly Film Production MFA) pay no attention to...
  7. BigAbe00

    What makes a great Letter of Recommendation?

    Hi All! I'm a Canadian undergrad student looking to apply to USC Film/TV Production MFA Fall '22. I was wondering what makes a solid reference letter (content? author?) and what I can do at this moment that can help me get some solid letters in 2022. Right now I'm relatively close with a film...
  8. A

    Interviewed USC - MFA Film and TV Production Fall 2020

    We ended up conversing for almost 40 minutes and I really thought we would only get to talk 30 minutes max. I think I'll just put a summary of what happened in the interview and my insights on it so that maybe it might help someone out here. It's very interesting how our conversation went...
  9. BigAbe00

    Letters of Recommendation

    Hi All! I'm a Canadian undergrad student looking to apply to USC Film/TV Production MFA Fall '22. I was wondering what makes a solid reference letter (content? author?) and what I can do at this moment that can help me get some solid letters in 2022. Right now I'm relatively close with a film...
  10. M

    Question about Loyola Marymount scene

    For the LMU app, it asks for you to write a 5 page scene, with multiple prompt options, one of them being "A lovers' quarrel where something gets broken." For my USC elevator scene (where two people get stuck in an elevator), I actually wrote about a lover's quarrel inside this elevator. So...
  11. laooki

    USC Animation and Digital Arts B.A. Fall 2020

    Hey! I'm currently a senior in high school right now, and I was hoping to meet fellow SCA applicants and receive some advice for my application. I've been looking around the internet for SCA animation portfolios, but I can hardly find any that got accepted. I was wondering if anyone was willing...
  12. G

    Which community college is the best for transfering to USC film school?

    I'm mainly going to focus on finishing my G.E but since I'm a international student all the c.c info from google seems like an ad :( I want to take film making classes too(NOT MEDIA) for some extra experience, so I would really appreciate the recommendation & other info
  13. M

    Creative Portfolio List

    Hey all, Does anyone have advice on what to include in the creative portfolio list? I am specifically referencing the ones for USC and Chapman. Over the course of my life I have written 6 feature screenplays, at least 10 short films, 30+ short stories, etc etc. Many of these are not very good...
  14. Chris W

    USC School of Cinematic Arts - Stark Producing Program 2020

    Deadline is November 15th Who's applying this year? https://cinema.usc.edu/admissions/procedures/producing/procedures.cfm From the site: The Peter Stark Program is highly selective, accepting 24 students out of an average of about 250 applicants each year. Personal statement: Answer the...
  15. S

    Collaboration Question for USC Film and TV Production

    Hi, I'm applying to the USC Fall 2020 program as a graduate student. I'm working on my Collaboration Questions essays. The prompts are - 1. A project that you have been a part of that failed. 2. A project that left you feeling proud I am planning to write one essay in an interview format and...
  16. KatieeveD

    Applied USC - Writing for Screen and Television 2020

    It's my first time applying.
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