AFI Conservatory 2023 - Who is applying?

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AFI Conservatory: How to Apply for 2024, Acceptance Rate, and What to Expect as an AFI Fellow

AFI Conservatory: How to Apply for 2024, Acceptance Rate, and What to Expect as an AFI Fellow

For more than 50 years, the American Film Institute Conservatory has elevated the art of cinema and helped film students lay the groundwork for lifelong film careers. In 2022, awarded AFI Best West Coast Film School. And in 2023, The Hollywood Reporter ranked AFI the no. 1 film...

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Hi guys, I applied for the cinematography program and landed an interview. The interview is supposed to start in two hours but I still have not received a meeting link. I was told ill receive the link a day before, and ive emailed to check if i can get the link elsewhere but so far no responce. Im so terrified right now!

And good luck to anyone doing their interviews!!!
Also, I am an international student from India. If any international students have any questions, feel free to reach out! This was my third time applying to AFI, so I know how it feels to be rejected but trust me it's not the end of the world.
Hey! I am also an international student from India applying to AFI for production design. Could you please tell me how you got in? It is such an expensive school, so I was wondering if there are any scholarships apart from the AFI scholarship available for international students.
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