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  1. Top 8 Undergraduate Film Schools on the East Coast

    Top 8 Undergraduate Film Schools on the East Coast

    When one thinks of best film schools, big undergraduate programs and powerhouses in Los Angeles such as USC and UCLA spring into mind. They are popular for a reason! Being in Los Angeles has its own perks, for sure. However, there are plenty of other great film schools that one can find across...
  2. A

    Which is better for me: BA in Filmmaking or MFA in filmmaking or MFA in directing

    I'm about to finish my psychology undergrad degree in a year time. I decided I want to be a film director and I'm working towards going to film school for only 1 or 2 years. The problem I have is I don't know which program will be suited for me. My only experience so far is making a crappy...
  3. Y

    Which school is better for film: Northwestern or Barnard

    Hi everyone! I'm an international high school rising senior who wants to become a director in the industry. I want to study film in college, and I want to attend a school that has internship opportunities with Hollywood industry professionals so that I will be able to network with them for my...
  4. BigAbe00

    How to Get into NYFA

    Hi all, I recently had a big change of plans and decided that NYFA Filmmaking MFA program (Los Angeles) is the best program for me. I was wondering if there are any NYFA currents or alums who I could chat to? I'd love to get more insight on admissions, curriculum, lifestyle, expenses, etc...
  5. mol31203

    “Format” in your stories

    This is something that bug me for a while... a while ago I was told by a teacher that I couldn’t end a story without “hope” (or “light”) and couldn’t end a story without protagonists having some changes at the end. I disagreed with him and still disagree with him now (I mean, look at films like...
  6. Film School during COVID-19

    Film School during COVID-19

    I hope everyone is doing well and staying safe during this uncertain time. This article today is going to be a little different from the norm! Chris had the wonderful idea of writing up a little something about how different film schools are handling the COVID-19. I jumped on board immediately...
  7. Y

    Fall Semester.... Will we have virtual classes because of COVID?

    Hey guys, Just want to get your thoughts here.... if we keep zooming fall semester, will you guys consider taking a year off? Also for all international students, what's your take on that?
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    camera shots and angles in filmmaking

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  9. andy001

    FIlm School-The Series: A show that ran on IFC in the early 2000s about NYU students working on their shorts

    Here is the first episode, and the following on 9 of the first and only season are all there as well. Hey all! I heard about this awesome series a while ago, it ran in the early 2000s on IFC when they were super indie and I was pleased to find out every episode of it's one and only season is...
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    Types of Shots in Filmmaking | Every filmmaker should know | Max Film Academy

    Max Film Academy--1 Year Filmmaking Certificate , 3-Month Filmmaking Workshop,1 Month Filmmaking Workshop https://maxfilmacademy.com Subscribe to our Youtube channel to learn filmmaking tips https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQBJvXJAdc4ifFJs9KNV0Uw?sub_confirmation=1
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    how to match sequence settings in Adobe Promiere Pro ?

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  12. hkaiser

    Chapman Dodge vs AFI for Production Design

    Last summer, I visited both AFI and Chapman Dodge. I recently got accepted to both of these schools for Production Design. I am currently finishing up my undergraduate degree in New York for Interior Design. I liked AFI for its convenient location of being in Los Angeles, and it also being a...
  13. Siddharth Menon

    York University - MFA Program - Any reviews?

    Hey guys, Does anyone have any idea about the York University - MFA Program (2 Year) ? By the looks of it, it seems pretty decent. Some highlighting factors include: - Two Year MFA - Based in Toronto, thus closer to the Canadian Industry - Extremely economical for international students (CAD...
  14. Siddharth Menon

    Prague Film School

    Hey there guys! Does anyone have any idea / review / opinion about the Prague Film School? I've spoken to two students and they loved it. Focuses purely on praxis oriented learning and students have to do several films in a year. Plus the cost is also highly affordable and prague is not a...
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    Looking for a film school in Canada

    I have been learning video editing and animation from past two years and want to learn Direction and Film-making. So help me in finding a good film school for a good hands on experience on camera and to learn Direction as well. I am from India so I have been suggested some film schools like...
  16. Siddharth Menon

    Two Year MFA?

    Hey guys, Which are the universities you would suggest that has a Two year MFA as opposed to the Three year one? I know the one at Florida State University is a 2 year MFA. Being an international student, the extra one year does add onto the cumulative costs and thus it is a bit worrisome...
  17. Chris W

    Did you go to Undergrad for film? If so... Why get a film MFA also?

    I've noticed over the years that there's a large percentage of people who went to Undergrad film school who are also applying to grad school for film? I'm wondering what are your reasons? More connections? More time to hone craft? Undergrad school wasn't good? Want to learn more? I'm...
  18. Ruisilva93

    La Fémis

    Hi! Has anyone here went to La Fémis in Paris or know of someone who did? If so, what did you think of the course?
  19. EICAR International Film School of Paris

    EICAR International Film School of Paris

    Fellow filmmakers, this film school is a scam. On the outside, it sure does look like a legit film school but on the inside it's filled with management that is highly racist, biased and extremely rude. Of course not everyone treats the students that way but a vast majority in the management do...
  20. B

    Director Looking for Students Help! - Lecture

    Hi Film School blog! Im a Director based in NYC, who works on many different TV Commercial projects and Music Videos all over the world. One thing I love to do is give back and help students. By giving Lectures about my career to inspire them to go out and be the best filmmaker you can be! I've...

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