Director of Admissions at the AFI Conservatory, Paulette I. Palafox, has organized an information session next week on November 9th regarding applications for STEM Filmmakers and Filmmakers with work in STEM themes. Admissions Counselor, Stacy Gaspard is excited to meet with LMC students and faculty to discuss these opportunities and answer questions about the program and application process.
The AFI offers a Sloan Foundation tuition scholarship to one Fellow each year in the amount of $45,000 for their 2-year program. The requirement is that they are passionate about making science-related films.
The AFI Conservatory MFA film program specializes in 6 disciplines: Cinematography, Directing, Producing, Screenwriting, Production Design, and Editing. This year they were named the Number 3 Film School by The Hollywood Reporter.
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation film school program aims to help aspiring and professional screenwriters and filmmakers integrate science and technology themes and characters into their work.
This innovative program awards prizes at six leading film schools: American Film Institute; UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television; Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama; Columbia University Film Department; NYU Tisch School of the Arts; and USC School of Cinematic Arts.
For more details, check out their flyer: AFI VISIT.