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This is Part 2 of the series with advice on how to get into film school given by the many members of FilmSchool.org over the years. The forums...
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USC receives thousands of applications per year. How are you going to stand out? What are film schools looking for? In this article series I've...
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As a Supporting Member it is possible to have your own blog on FilmSchool.org. You can use your blog to write about the process of applying to...
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"I went to Columbia because I wanted to be a better storyteller and understanding structure... and I do think my storytelling has gotten better...
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“Film School is still Graduate School... you're still getting a master's and there's still traditional work that has to be done. And a lot of...
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One screenplay to be produced with a budget of approximately $1 Million Dollars and $100,000 in education grants awarded. The LAUNCH: Million...
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(Photo by Miles Gehm) There are many places to attend film school but there's definitely something to be said to going to school in the heart of...
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What is the best film school program out there? There are certainly a lot of opinions on the matter. FilmSchool.org's community has it's own as...
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People often ask "What is the minimum GPA for USC film school?" Or "What is the acceptance rate of NYU film school?" The problem is that Film...
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(Cannes, France. Photo by Mario Lassnig) Via Indiewire, I found some other neat tidbits from his Cannes interviews: Knowing all the different...
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(Cannes Film Festival. Photo by Rita Molnár) At a Q&A session with Christopher Nolan at Cannes (he's showing a 70mm print of Stanley Kubrick’s...
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CHICAGO — The Second City and DePaul University today announced a collaboration designed to expand comedy education. Starting in fall 2018...
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(School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California. Photo by Joe Mabel) Many people have asked on these forums if it's worth applying...
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(Nebraska Union of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Photo by Ensign Beedrill) At a commencement address at University of Nebraska-Lincoln...
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(Avery Building on Columbia University, NYC Billy Hathorn at en.wikipedia) 51 of the 54 Visual Arts MFA students at Columbia are demanding a...
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(University of Iowa Schaeffer Hall. Photo by Bohao Zhao) Joe Russo, the "Infinity War" director and University of Iowa Alumni, visited a High...
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I asked some members of the site who were accepted to various Film School MFA programs some questions that would provide some advice to other...
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So you want to go to Film School and you don't have a portfolio? First off... this is not a bad thing! Don't get turned off and think that film...
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