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  • University of Colorado at Boulder (BFA)
    4.00 star(s)
    Reviewed by: Alumni
    Degree: BA/BS/BFA
    BFA University of Colorado at Boulder BFA Film Production
    Honest review. CU Boulder is an interesting place to learn filmmaking. The University boasts some excellent professors who are actively making...
    • Anonymous
  • University of Central Florida - School of Visual Arts & Design
    4.00 star(s)
    Reviewed by: Current Student
    Degree: BA/BS/BFA
    Concentration: Film - Feature/TV Writing
    UCF Film BFA (College of Sciences - School of Communication)
    UCF's BFA program is split into 4 modalities: narrative production, documentary production, experimental production, and feature/tv writing. I...
    • Anonymous
  • Syracuse University
    4.00 star(s)
    Reviewed by: Current Student
    Degree: BA/BS/BFA
    Concentration: Film
    Syracuse Film and Media Arts - BFA Film
    I'm in my last year at Syracuse University as a member of the department of Film and Media Arts, and it's been a lot of ups and downs. There's a...
    • Anonymous
  • Fitchburg State University
    5.00 star(s)
    Reviewed by: Alumni
    Degree: BA/BS/BFA
    Concentration: Film/Video and Theater
    A Great School with Great Professors!
    I was a student there from 2018-2022 and had a great experience. I would recommend it to anyone, especially people living within Massachusetts...
    • Anonymous
  • Florida State University - MFA in Writing
    5.00 star(s)
    Reviewed by: Current Student
    Degree: MA/MFA
    Concentration: Screenwriting
    Hidden Gem
    Before I get into the details, it's worth mentioning that I'm in my second year at this program and have really enjoyed my time here. I will be...
    • catmom

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Immerse yourself in the exciting world of filmmaking at the Academy’s film school. Study with professionals working in the entertainment industry, including Academy and Emmy Award winners, as they teach you their craft through hands-on filmmaking experience.
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year AA
  2. 4 Year BFA
  3. 2 Year MA
  4. 3 Year MFA
  5. Certificate Program
Concentrations
  1. Cinematography
  2. Directing
  3. Editing
  4. Film & Television Production
  5. Producing
  6. Production Design
  7. Screenwriting
  8. Writing for Screen & Television
Tuition Range
$30k to $40k
Undergraduate Deadlines
Rolling Admission
Graduate Deadlines
Rolling Admission
Camera Equipment
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Software Used
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Filmmaking Facilities
  1. Sound Stage(s)
  2. Editing Bays
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First established in 1967, the American Film Institute is world renowned for producing pioneers and trailblazers in the film industry. As a not-for-profit, private graduate film school, the AFI Conservatory teaches multimodal pedagogy in hands-on courses led by industry experts. Film students learn the art of narrative cinema by exploring their specializations in a highly collaborative environment. From Amy Hecklering (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Clueless) to Terrence Malik (Badlands, Thin...
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year Conservatory
Concentrations
  1. Cinematography
  2. Directing
  3. Editing
  4. Producing
  5. Production Design
  6. Screenwriting
Tuition Range
$60k to $70k
Camera Equipment
  1. ARRI Digital Cinema Cameras
  2. RED
  3. Sony Cinema Cameras
Software Used
  1. Avid Media Composer
Filmmaking Facilities
  1. Sound Stage(s)
  2. Editing Bays
  3. Screening Rooms
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Media matters when it is compelling. To tell a powerful visual story that stirs the heart, to shape a bold narrative that persuades the mind, to drive knowledge that demands action, at the American University School of Communication (SOC) Film and Media Arts division, that's exactly what we teach you to do. The American University School of Communication Bachelor of Arts in Film and Media Arts provides you with a professional skill set in photography, film, video, and digital media. The MA...
Degrees Offered
  1. 4 Year BA
  2. 2 Year MA
  3. 3 Year MFA
Concentrations
  1. Communication
  2. Documentary Filmmaking
  3. Film & Television Production
  4. Film Studies
Tuition Range
$20k to $30k
Undergraduate Deadlines
Early Decision: November 15
Early Decision 2: January 15
Regular Decision: January 15
Graduate Deadlines
Rolling Admission
Camera Equipment
  1. Bolex 16mm
  2. Canon DSLRs
  3. Panasonic Professional Camcorders
  4. Sony Professional Camcorders
Software Used
  1. Adobe After Effects
  2. Adobe Photoshop
  3. Adobe Premiere
Filmmaking Facilities
  1. Sound Stage(s)
  2. Green Screen
  3. Editing Bays
  4. Screening Rooms
  5. TV Studio
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MFA in Writing & Contemporary Media
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year MFA
Concentrations
  1. Dramatic Writing
  2. Playwriting
  3. Writing for Screen & Television
Tuition Range
$20k to $30k
4.00 star(s) 1 ratings
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The Sidney Poitier New American Film School inspires the next generation of diverse filmmakers and storytellers. Like Walter Cronkite and Sandra Day O’Connor, luminaries within their disciplines for whom ASU’s School of Journalism and College of Law are named respectively, Sidney Poitier is a national hero and international icon. His talents and character have defined ethical, inclusive and powerful work in filmmaking. This is also a full-circle moment. Poitier is the first Black man to win...
Degrees Offered
  1. 4 Year BA
  2. 4 Year BFA
Concentrations
  1. Film & Television Production
  2. Film Studies
Tuition Range
$10k to $20k
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Cultivate tools and techniques to thrive as a director, editor, or cinematographer.
Degrees Offered
  1. 4 Year BFA
  2. 2 Year MFA
Concentrations
  1. Animation & Digital Arts
  2. Cinematography
  3. Directing
  4. Editing
  5. Film & Television Production
  6. Media Arts & Practice
  7. News and Documentary
  8. Producing
  9. Screenwriting
  10. Television
Tuition Range
$20k to $30k
Undergraduate Deadlines
Early Action: November 15
Priority: February 1 (Fall) October 1 (Spring)
Graduate Deadlines
January 15
Camera Equipment
  1. Arriflex 16mm
  2. Arriflex Super 16mm
  3. Arriflex 35mm
  4. RED
  5. Zeiss lenses
Software Used
  1. Avid Media Composer
Filmmaking Facilities
  1. Sound Stage(s)
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Take one class- or take many! Tailor your education.
Degrees Offered
  1. Summer Programs
  2. Short Term Courses
Concentrations
  1. Acting
  2. Cinematography
  3. Directing
  4. Documentary Filmmaking
  5. Dramatic Writing
  6. Editing
  7. Film & Television Production
  8. News and Documentary
  9. Producing
  10. Production Design
  11. Sound Design
  12. Writing for Screen & Television
  13. Screenwriting
  14. Film Studies
  15. Digital Arts
  16. Cinema Visual Effects
  17. Sound
Tuition Range
Under $5k
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The Film Studies Program at Boston College has arisen out of a need and desire to assist students in developing critical and technical skills in...
Degrees Offered
  1. 4 Year BA
Concentrations
  1. Film Studies
Tuition Range
$50k to $60k
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Film & Television at the BU College of Communication (COM) is committed to teaching students how to tell stories over multiple platforms such as...
Degrees Offered
  1. 4 Year BA
  2. 4 Year BS
Concentrations
  1. Film & Television Production
  2. Film Studies
Tuition Range
$50k to $60k
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Focused and intensive, the Boston University Master of Fine Arts program in Cinema and Media Production is unique.
Degrees Offered
  1. 1 Year MFA
Concentrations
  1. Film & Television Production
Tuition Range
$40k to $50k
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4.00 star(s) 1 ratings
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A well-rounded screenwriter is a more effective screenwriter. That’s why a well-rounded curriculum lies at the heart of Boston University’s ...
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year MFA
Concentrations
  1. Screenwriting
Tuition Range
$40k to $50k
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2.00 star(s) 1 ratings
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The Cinema and Media Production graduate program is an advanced three-semester Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree.
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year MS
  2. 4 Year MFA
  3. Ph.D. Program
  4. Graduate Certificate
Concentrations
  1. Producing
Tuition Range
$60k to $70k
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The Media Arts Studies program produces students with a strong liberal arts foundation that can be used effectively in a variety of film-related careers or graduate studies. Graduates are generalists with skills and proficiencies that can be used in multiple venues including emerging media environments. Students master knowledge of film culture, history, and theory; develop general and specialized skills sets; and utilize processes that integrate professional practices, generate creative...
Degrees Offered
  1. 4 Year BA
Concentrations
  1. Film & Television Production
Tuition Range
$10k to $20k
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2.60 star(s) 5 ratings
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Brooklyn College is excellent for film school students interested in taking advantage of New York’s independent film scene while watching their budgets. The film school offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that combines intensive academic study with hands-on learning. Plus, the program connects students to leaders in the industry. In spring 2022, Steven Speilberg talked about his feature film, West Side Story, in a semester-long educational series West Side Story: The Brooklyn Connection...
Degrees Offered
  1. 4 Year BA
  2. 2 Year MA
  3. 2 Year MS
  4. 3 Year MFA
Concentrations
  1. Cinematography
  2. Cinema Visual Effects
  3. Composing
  4. Directing
  5. Editing
  6. Film & Television Production
  7. Film Studies
  8. Producing
  9. Screenwriting
Tuition Range
$10k to $20k
Undergraduate Deadlines
Fall Priority Deadline: February 1
Fall Priority Deadline: December 1 (International Applicants)
Spring: September 15
Spring: September 1 (International Applicants)
Graduate Deadlines
January 15, rolling admission
Camera Equipment
  1. ARRI Digital Cinema Cameras
  2. RED
  3. Sony Cinema Cameras
Software Used
  1. Adobe Premiere
  2. Avid Media Composer
  3. DaVinci Resolve
Filmmaking Facilities
  1. Sound Stage(s)
  2. Green Screen
  3. Sound Recording Studio
  4. ADR Foley Stage(s)
  5. Screening Rooms
  6. Sound Mixing Room(s)
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Buffalo State has produced a number of graduates who have pursued highly successful careers in the entertainment industry. These alums stay in close contact with their alma mater—regularly supporting the college's programs, activities, and students. Television and Film Arts majors are prepared to explore a number of exciting, challenging, and rewarding entertainment industry positions as screenwriters, producers, directors, agents, managers, and network / studio executives.
Degrees Offered
  1. 4 Year BA
Concentrations
  1. Directing
  2. Film & Television Production
  3. Screenwriting
Tuition Range
$5k to $10k
Undergraduate Deadlines
February 28, 2024
Camera Equipment
  1. Unknown
Software Used
  1. Unknown
Filmmaking Facilities
  1. Unknown
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The Bachelor of Arts in Cinema and Television Arts includes a variety of courses in critical studies, management, production and writing that examines many aspects of film and television. Cal State Fullerton’s MFA in Screenwriting is designed for those “seeking professionally oriented education and training in writing for film, television, and interactive media.” The two-year program results in two screenwriting thesis projects. Prospective students can get a preview of curriculum here...
Degrees Offered
  1. 4 Year BA
  2. 2 Year MFA
Concentrations
  1. Film & Television Production
  2. Screenwriting
Tuition Range
$5k to $10k
Undergraduate Deadlines
October 1 - November 30
Graduate Deadlines
March 1, 2024 (Early)
June 3, 2024 (Late)
Camera Equipment
  1. Unknown
Software Used
  1. Unknown
Filmmaking Facilities
  1. Sound Mixing Room(s)
  2. TV Studio
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It is the mission of the Television, Film & Media (TVF) Department to offer its students an excellent education in media studies.
Degrees Offered
  1. 4 Year BA
  2. 2 Year MA
  3. 2 Year MFA
Concentrations
  1. Film & Television Production
  2. Film Studies
  3. Screenwriting
Tuition Range
$5k to $10k
Undergraduate Deadlines
December 15, 2023
March 31, 2024 (International Deadline)
Graduate Deadlines
February 15, 2024
March 15, 2024 (Media Studies)
Camera Equipment
  1. RED
Software Used
  1. Adobe After Effects
  2. Adobe Photoshop
  3. Adobe Premiere
  4. Avid Media Composer
  5. Pro Tools
  6. Maya 3-D
Filmmaking Facilities
  1. Sound Stage(s)
  2. Sound Recording Studio
  3. ADR Foley Stage(s)
  4. Screening Rooms
  5. Sound Mixing Room(s)
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4.00 star(s) 1 ratings
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At CSULB, we believe our mission is to educate the next generation of filmmakers and scholars, whose diverse voices tell compelling stories that speak directly to their individual communities, as well as society as a whole. Our department provides the platforms to elevate every student, and trains them to excel in their chosen areas of the industry.
Degrees Offered
  1. 4 Year BA
Concentrations
  1. Cinematography
  2. Digital Arts
  3. Documentary Filmmaking
  4. Editing
  5. Film & Television Production
  6. Film Studies
  7. Screenwriting
  8. Sound Design
Tuition Range
$5k to $10k
Undergraduate Deadlines
October 1 through November 30
Camera Equipment
  1. Unknown
Software Used
  1. Unknown
Filmmaking Facilities
  1. Unknown
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3.00 star(s) 1 ratings
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With seven programs of study, CTVA offers unparalleled opportunities for academic and professional training in a richly diverse environment. Our faculty bring extensive professional experience to the classrooms, studios and labs, and are committed to instilling the knowledge, expertise, creative and analytical skills that will allow students to achieve their goals in the fields of television, film and new media. The CSUN Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting Program offers an intensive...
Degrees Offered
  1. 4 Year BA
  2. 2 Year MFA
Concentrations
  1. Film & Television Production
  2. Screenwriting
Tuition Range
$10k to $20k
Undergraduate Deadlines
October 1, 2023, to January 31, 2024
Graduate Deadlines
October 10 to February 10
Camera Equipment
  1. Arriflex 16mm
  2. Arriflex 35mm
  3. Bolex 16mm
  4. Canon Cinema Cameras
  5. RED
Software Used
  1. Adobe After Effects
  2. Avid Media Composer
Filmmaking Facilities
  1. Sound Stage(s)
  2. Green Screen
  3. Screening Rooms
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4.00 star(s) 1 ratings
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California College of ASU educates students in the art and science of communications and the diverse media of contemporary storytelling within an exploration of the liberal arts. Our rigorous course of study and practice prepares graduates to be analytical thinkers and effective communicators who are creative, knowledgeable, and responsible contributors to advancing a curious, thoughtful, and compassionate global community.
Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year AA
  2. 4 Year BFA
Concentrations
  1. Acting
  2. Cinematography
  3. Directing
  4. Editing
  5. Film & Television Production
  6. Producing
  7. Screenwriting
  8. Sound
Tuition Range
$30k to $40k
Camera Equipment
  1. Unknown
Software Used
  1. Unknown
Filmmaking Facilities
  1. Unknown

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