NYU Grad Film school Fall 2021

Cy98

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I don’t think NYU allows it, they carefully select their 36 students and deferments would mess up their careful group selection
 

cgold

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I don’t think NYU allows it, they carefully select their 36 students and deferments would mess up their careful group selection
I remember in the Zoom open house that they said they didn’t usually allow it
 

cgold

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Cy98

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I remember in the Zoom open house that they said they didn’t usually allow it
Did they email you about the zoom open house? I never heard anything about an open house from NYU
 

cgold

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Did they email you about the zoom open house? I never heard anything about an open house from NYU
Yes I believe so. It was back before the application was due so I think end of October/early November? I remember I had to sign up for it.
 

cgold

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Yes I believe so. It was back before the application was due so I think end of October/early November? I remember I had to sign up for it.
Now I am thinking it wasn’t email but maybe on their website and I signed up?
 

omsnyc3

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I know it says they accept 36 students a year, but does anyone know how many they interview/percentage of those that get accepted?
 

Chris W

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I know it says they accept 36 students a year, but does anyone know how many they interview/percentage of those that get accepted?
Here's our most recent data from applications on our site:

NYU - Graduate Film
  • FilmSchool.org NYU Acceptance Rate: 19% (43 out of 222 applications)
  • Lowest Reported Minimum GPA: 3.2
  • Earliest Interview Notification Date: February 8
  • Earliest Interview Date: February 22
  • Earliest Decision Date: February 24
Film School MFA Acceptance Rates, Minimum GPAs, Decision Dates, and more... (UPDATED with 2020 stats)

Film School MFA Acceptance Rates, Minimum GPAs, Decision Dates, and more... (UPDATED with 2020 stats)

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In 2018, I was accepted to Columbia, DePaul and Chapman with scholarship, also waitlisted after interview at USC and KinoEyes. But this year I was not even invited to interview while my application much stronger. This year I applied to NYU only because it is my dream school. But look what is going on. I am destroyed😭😭😭
 

Chris W

Willem was robbed
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In 2018, I was accepted to Columbia, DePaul and Chapman with scholarship, also waitlisted after interview at USC and KinoEyes. But this year I was not even invited to interview while my application much stronger. This year I applied to NYU only because it is my dream school. But look what is going on. I am destroyed😭😭😭
Don't give up. There's always next year. Don't let film school or no film school define you. Keep writing. Keep creating.
 

Chris W

Willem was robbed
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I find this from our interview with @Patrick Clement to be quite profound and a good thing to consider:

"I mean not, not to be too esoteric... but I mean aren't we all just kind of floating around in the universe and then eventually we're just going to land where we're supposed to land I think? Honestly like do the footwork... put one foot in front of the other... and we try to stay true and honest and try not to hurt other people...Then eventually we're going to land and go where we were supposed to go... We're not all supposed to Scorsese... So I don't know man. I guess I just, maybe I have a different view of that, but like eventually we ended up where we're supposed to go as long as we keep doing the work. So hopefully kids will take it easy. I mean I think in the age of, you know, a lot of noise with a lot of people are making stuff... even at the top at the top ten film schools it's going to be at least 200 thesis films that come out of those schools every year. Not including short films that are coming out of other places... So there's a lot of noise and a lot of people are trying to get attention so I see why like Film School is just a way to sort of rise above the noise. But it's not the only way and I see a lot of stress from people [on the forums] and I wish they would just sort of not be as stressed about it. It's just life man. Not getting into film school is not the end of the world.

I mean if getting into Grad school is just your goal. You can get into grad school and then what? It's like it's sort of like when a cat tries to catch a bird for the first time... it gets it in it's mouth and it's like wait a minute... I don't know what the fuck to do now. So it's just having a bigger view of your life and your career I think will really help you in the right direction."
 

dandaniel

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Hey guys. Had an interview yesterday. For those interested, it's really just a chat about you. The 'be yourself' mantra seems to be true. Anyway, when asked at the end, they said we should hear back April 1st.
 

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