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American Film Institute

Degrees Offered:
Concentrations:
Tuition Range:
$40k to $50k
GRE Required?:
No
Portfolio Required?:
Yes
The filmmakers at the world-renowned AFI Conservatory learn by doing.
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    According to this FilmSchool.org Google doc, 5 out of 12 FilmSchool.org members were admitted in 2015 to AFI for a 40% acceptance rate. For 2016, 11 out of 31 FilmSchool.org members were admitted to AFI for a 35% acceptance rate.

    The AFI Conservatory receives hundreds of applications each year. Enrollment is limited to 140 Fellows — 28 Cinematographers, 28 Directors, 14 Editors, 28 Producers, 14 Production Designers and 28 Screenwriters.

    Application deadline:

    Directing and Screenwriting have a hard deadline of 11:59 p.m. PST on December 1, 2016

    December 1, 2016:
    Directing
    Screenwriting

    The following disciplines have priority deadlines for scholarship consideration. Only those applications received by the priority deadlines below will be considered for AFI Scholarship funding. Applications for admission, however, may be accepted after the priority deadline date but not considered for scholarship.

    February 1, 2017:
    Cinematography
    Editing

    April 1, 2017:
    Producing
    Production Design

    Full application FAQ: American Film Institute - AFI Conservatory FAQs



    Notable Alumni:

    John Cassavetes
    David Lynch
    Terrence Malick
     
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