ut austin screenwriting

  1. Chris W

    UT Austin - MFA in Screenwriting Program 2022

    Who's applying? Deadline is December 1st https://rtf.utexas.edu/graduate/admissions-mfa-screenwriting Statement of Purpose: Write an essay that explains your education and experience so far, your future goals, and how you think our program will help you achieve those goals. Rule of thumb is to...
  2. Q & A With Kendra Daniels, a Michener Screenwriting Fellow

    Q & A With Kendra Daniels, a Michener Screenwriting Fellow

    For more than 25 years, the Michener Center for Writers has attracted top talent for its selectivity (only ~2 screenwriters are admitted per cycle) and full funding through a $29,5000 annual scholarship. Located in the heart of Austin, Texas, the Michener Center is widely regarded as one of the...
  3. aspirinmovies

    Admitted (w/o Interview) UT Austin - MFA in Screenwriting Fall 2021

  4. llueve

    Waitlisted (w/o Interview) UT Austin Screenwriting MFA Fall 2021

    First-time applicant. I graduated college 10 years ago, so a bit older than a lot of other applicants. I didn't start working in film until about 5 years after graduating college. My Wait List notification came by email on March 3rd. I needed an answer to sort out some work offers, so on April...
  5. Chris W

    UT Austin - MFA in Screenwriting Program Applicants 2021

    Creating a thread for screenwriting as I didn't see one yet. Deadline is December 1st! How many of you have turned it in? When do you plan on turning it in if you haven't? I highly recommend not waiting to the last moment btw as one year technical difficulties caused someone to miss the...
  6. J

    Personal Statement Structure

    Hi everyone! Just wondering if anyone had any advice, or just wanted to share their process, in thinking about how to structure your personal statement? Did you go story-flowing, 5 paragrah, 3-act, thesis/no thesis, other? As a follow-up bonus... How did you approach the writing process? What...

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