“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 people just thought like, oh well I’ll just come here and make a bunch of movies.”
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As I read through all the profiles, results and tips on this site and prepare my thoughts for a probable application this year, I wanted to...
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My name is Paulina, I am 34 years old, I'm from Latin America and this
is my story:
I applied in 2013 to the Directing Programs in NYU and UCLA, I have
interviews for both, but I didn't get in.
I applied again in...
I hope everybody who celebrates Thanksgiving had a wonderful holiday. The application deadline is a few short days away so I wanted to create a thread for those of us interested in the Columbia MFA film program. It would be great to have folks to talk to during the next couple of...
Directing is part art and part craft but mostly imagination. It requires organizational skills, discipline, leadership and collaboration. To be an effective director, all these pieces must cohere in service of projecting a compelling story on the screen. As a directing student you will learn all...
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