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American Film Institute Conservatory

Graduate Program

Los Angeles, CA


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American Film Institute Conservatory


American Film Institute Conservatory / Graduate Program is located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Cinematography
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Production design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Directing
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Editing
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Producing
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Screenwriting

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline November 30th November 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, two letters of recommendation, official transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Out-of-state students


Hispanic/Latino 7.92%
Black or African American 3.81%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.59%
Asian 4.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.35%
Unknown 8.21%


Male (53%)
Female (46%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 64
Male (51)
Female (24)


Focus of faculty research: Film production, TV production
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2021 North Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA  90027-1657
United States

Phone: 323-856-7600