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Film School Reviews

Graduate Film Schools

  1. USC Cinematic Arts - Film and Television Production (MFA)

    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • 3 Year M.F.A.
    Tuition Range:
    $20k to $30k
    GRE Required?:
    No
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    Fall Admission Deadline: November 15th
    Spring Admission Deadline: August 15th
    MFA students learn in the most state of the art facilities rivaling the most advanced production companies in the world. You'll hone your talent as a media-maker in six specialties- Producing,...
  2. USC Cinematic Arts - Writing for Screen & Television (MFA)

    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • 2 Year M.F.A.
    Tuition Range:
    $20k to $30k
    GRE Required?:
    No
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    November 15th
    The Master of Fine Arts degree in Writing for Screen and Television, is an intensive two-year degree program that concentrates on writing for narrative film and television. During the course of...
  3. NYU - Tisch Kanbar Institute of Film and Television (M.F.A.)

    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • 3 Year M.F.A.
    Tuition Range:
    $20k to $30k
    GRE Required?:
    No
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    Film Copyright:
    Student
    Application Deadline:
    November 15th (Portfolio due December 1st)
    The Graduate Film program is an intensive three-year conservatory in the Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television that trains students in the art of cinematic storytelling.
  4. Ohio University Film (M.F.A.)

    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • 4 Year B.F.A.
    • 2 Year M.A.
    • 3 Year M.F.A.
    Tuition Range:
    $10k to $20k
    GRE Required?:
    No
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    Film Copyright:
    Student
    Application Deadline:
    February 7th
    Offering an MA in Film Studies, an MFA in Film, and a BFA in Film (through Ohio University's Honors Tutorial College).
  5. Western State Colorado University (WSCU)

    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • 2 Year M.F.A.
    • Summer Programs
    • 1 Year M.A.
    Tuition Range:
    $10k to $20k
    GRE Required?:
    No
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    SAT Required?:
    No
    Application Deadline:
    Preferred June 1, but has rolling admissions year round.
    Western State Colorado University’s low-residency program offers an MA or MFA in Creative Writing with a concentration in Screenwriting. Students study both film and TV writing, as well as gain...

Undergraduate Film Schools

  1. University of North Carolina - School of the Arts

    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • 4 Year B.F.A.
    Tuition Range:
    $5k to $10k
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
    In your first two years at UNCSA, you will direct and shoot as many as six digital films as you take hands-on courses in every facet of modern film production.
  2. Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) - Film and Electronic Arts

    Average User Rating:
    4/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • 4 Year B.A.
    Tuition Range:
    $5k to $10k
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
    Application Deadline:
    February 15
    We offer an affordable and highly valued Bachelor of Arts in Film and Electronic Arts.
  3. Colorado Film School

    Average User Rating:
    4/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • 3 Year A.S.
    Tuition Range:
    Under $5k
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    SAT Required?:
    No
    Application Deadline:
    Priority: February 15
    Regular: July 1
    Located in Denver, Colorado Film School has been identified by International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) Magazine as one of the "superlative" film programs in the nation. Hollywood Reporter...
  4. Columbia College Hollywood

    Average User Rating:
    4/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • 2 Year A.A.
    • 4 Year B.F.A.
    Tuition Range:
    $10k to $20k
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    SAT Required?:
    No
    Application Deadline:
    March 3 - Priority Decision Deadline
    July 7 - Regular Decision Deadline
    With a state-of-the-art facility, an accomplished faculty featuring Emmy and Academy Award nominees and winners, an abundance of employment partners, and a strong alumni and mentoring network,...
  5. University of Nevada, Las Vegas

    Average User Rating:
    4/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • 4 Year B.A.
    • 3 Year M.F.A.
    Tuition Range:
    $5k to $10k
    GRE Required?:
    No
    Portfolio Required?:
    No
    Film Copyright:
    Student
    SAT Required?:
    Yes
    Undergraduate/graduate film school located in Las Vegas, Nevada. It's a state school, so tuition is very affordable. If you are not a resident, you would pay out of state tuition for your first...

International Film Schools

  1. Raindance Postgraduate

    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • Graduate Certificate
    • 1 Year M.A.
    Tuition Range:
    $10k to $20k
    Portfolio Required?:
    Yes
    Film Copyright:
    Student
    SAT Required?:
    No
    Application Deadline:
    Next online Deadline: April 28, 2017
    Next London, ENG. Deadline: July 28, 2017
    MA in Film through Negotiated Learning. The student dictates the direction and subject matter they wish to study. Working professionals are provided as Mentors to assist you with your goals. Full...
  2. National Film and Television School (NTFS)

    Average User Rating:
    2.5/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • 2 Year M.A.
    Tuition Range:
    $20k to $30k
    The NFTS is second to none. Producing a host of award winning students and graduates, and many of the UK's most noted contemporary auteurs as well as commercial filmmakers. It operates from its...
  3. Prague Film School

    Degrees Offered:
    • 2 Year Conservatory
    • 1 Year Conservatory
    Tuition Range:
    $10k to $20k
    One would be hard-pressed to find a program that provides as much practical exposure to filmmaking. More than 400 films are shot per year at Prague Film School and students in the year program...
  4. Vancouver Film School

    Degrees Offered:
    • 1 Year Conservatory
    Tuition Range:
    $10k to $20k
    Live and breathe filmmaking in an industry environment, where you’ll learn from the experts.
  5. Toronto Film School

    Degrees Offered:
    • 4 Year B.A.
    Tuition Range:
    $10k to $20k
    The Toronto Film School (TFS) at RCC Institute of Technology is a leading provider of programs that offer a fast track to an exciting career in film, television, theatre, fashion, graphic design,...

Summer & Short Term Film Schools

  1. International Film Institute of New York

    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • Summer Programs
    • Short Term Courses
    Tuition Range:
    Under $5k
    With over 18 years of successfully providing a window into the world of filmmaking the International Film Institute of New York continues to inspire and support individuals on their journey toward...
  2. UCLA - Professional Program in Producing

    Average User Rating:
    5/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • Summer Programs
    • Short Term Courses
    Tuition Range:
    $5k to $10k
    The Professional Program in Producing is modeled after the UCLA M.F.A. Producers Program and provides an intensive overview of the contemporary film, TV and digital media landscape,...
  3. USC Cinematic Arts - Summer Program

    Average User Rating:
    4/5,
    Degrees Offered:
    • Summer Programs
    • Short Term Courses
    Tuition Range:
    $5k to $10k
    Film Copyright:
    School
    Summer Program classes are taught by leading industry professionals during two separate six-week sessions. Spend time on our state of-the-art campus taking classes focused on feature filmmaking,...
  4. Filmtech

    Degrees Offered:
    • Summer Programs
    • 1 Year Conservatory
    Tuition Range:
    $5k to $10k
    We offer a full selection of classes and programs in all aspects of film and video production, designed to fit your education needs and your schedule. Our popular Weekend Video Production Program...
  5. UCLA - Professional Program in Screenwriting

    Degrees Offered:
    • Summer Programs
    • Short Term Courses
    Tuition Range:
    $5k to $10k
    The only graduate-level non-degree screenwriting program that has oversight by the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Learn from renowned UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television MFA...
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