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USC School of Cinematic Arts - Stark Producing Program 2020

Chris W

As You Wish
Staff member
Deadline is November 15th

Who's applying this year?


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 following questions in the supplied text boxes (do not upload them separately). When answering the questions below be very specific.

Why do you want to attend the Stark Program? (3,000 characters maximum)

If you already have a prior degree in media or already work in media, why do you want to pursue this particular graduate degree? (1,000 characters maximum)

What is your plan for the next year if you are not accepted into the Peter Stark Producing Program? (1,000 characters maximum)

Do you have an ultimate career goal? If so, what is it? (1,000 characters maximum)

Do you perceive any weaknesses/shortcomings in yourself? Detail/amplify. (1,000 characters maximum)

Describe an emotionally significant experience in your life and how it affected you. (2,000 characters maximum)

Do you have a favorite existing film, TV show, web series, book, or play? Explain why it's a favorite. (1,000 characters maximum)

Additionally, do you have interest in other art forms (literature, opera, sculpture, theatre, painting, dance, etc.)? (1,000 characters maximum)

Good luck!
 

Chris W

As You Wish
Staff member
Last year's Stark thread:

 

HTZZZZ

New Member
I'm applying as an international student. Had very few experiences with the industry, nervous about the application
 

Chris W

As You Wish
Staff member
I'm applying as an international student. Had very few experiences with the industry, nervous about the application
Good luck!

Be sure to ask @Julie Lew if you have questions. She's at Stark now and the link to her AMA is above.
 

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