It's so unfortunate that this program hasn't gotten as much attention compared to other MFA writing programs--which is why I felt so compelled to write this review.
Let's talk location. Chicago is a fantastic city and is completely underrated in the face of NYC and LA. Might I add that I lived...
This is specifically reviewing the Cape Town campus - I can not speak for the other.
AFDA is great at marketing and they are in the business of selling dreams. I spent three years there for my undergraduate (but heard similar issues within MFA students), and although I don't regret it (as I...
Keep in mind, these are simply my thoughts as a current New York City resident who has applied to the NYU MFA Grad Film program. Some of this is my own personal observation of life in New York City, and some of it is based on research, and some just pure speculation. I didn't submit ratings for...
I am going to write this review from the rationale of why I chose UCLA, and compare it to the other big film schools that exist in the top four.
UCLA is the best film school out there, but that obviously depends on your goals. They only accept 24 people a year, and even less than that for...
I went on the official tour in October (there are several between Sept and Dec) before I decided to apply. You have to sign up and bring an ID to get past security because the whole grad school is on a working film lot in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
They started with a question and answer session...
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 either higher education in film or a foundation to building a career in the industry in a conservatory setting focused on storytelling.
Two plus year MFA where each student creates the TV writing portfolio that can launch their career. In association with Killer Films. Run by Alan Kingsberg, who taught at Columbia's MFA for 17 years and has had students writing and producing shows including Billions, Stranger Things, Mozart in the Jungle, Narcos, Insecure, The Deuce, Kimmy Schmitdt, 30 Rock, Weeds, Californication, New Girl, Smash, Orphan Black. Program features small collaborative workshops that mimic writers rooms...
2 Year M.F.A., 3 Year M.F.A.
Directing, Writing and Producing for Television, Writing for Screen & Television, Television
The graduate programs at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts Conservatory of Motion Pictures are designed to empower you with
2 Year M.A., 2 Year M.F.A., M.F.A./M.B.A. Dual Degree Program
Acting, Cinematography, Creative Producing, Directing, Documentary Filmmaking, Editing, Film & Television Production, News and Documentary, Producing, Production Design, Public Relations and Advertising, Sound Design, Writing and Producing for Television, Screenwriting, Film Studies, Digital Arts
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, up-to-the-minute industry insight, and the tools needed to navigate the studio and independent marketplace.
Small seminar-style lectures and Q&A sessions provide ample opportunity to network with like-minded, ambitious individuals with varied professional backgrounds. Many students have formed business...
Animation & Digital Arts, Cinematography, Critical Studies, Directing, Dramatic Writing, Public Relations and Advertising, Sound Design, Writing for Screen & Television, Screenwriting, Film Studies, Digital Arts, Television
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 year, then the remaining three years you can pay instate rates as long as you get a Nevada ID or DL License as soon as you arrive. (need to maintain residency for one year before instate rates kick in). Public transportation runs almost 24/7.
The school doesn't have actual concentrations, but the...
4 Year B.A., 3 Year M.F.A.
Cinematography, Directing, Film & Television Production, Screenwriting, Film Studies