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  1. Alexa P.

    Input needed What questions do you have for USC admissions department?

    I'm excited to announce I will holding a follow-up admissions department interview with USC SCA next month! Take a look at the first interview here: I'm open to questions from undergraduate and graduate students about the application process, campus culture and student life (clubs, etc.)...
  2. Emerson College: How to Apply for 2024, Acceptance Rate, and Life as a Visual and Media Arts Student

    Emerson College: How to Apply for 2024, Acceptance Rate, and Life as a Visual and Media Arts Student

    Located in the heart of downtown Boston, Massachusetts, Emerson College is the only four-year institution in the nation devoted to teaching visual and media arts and communications in a liberal arts context. The Department of Visual and Media Arts within the School of Arts offers an...
  3. 10 Best Film Schools in California for Undergraduates

    10 Best Film Schools in California for Undergraduates

    California is the top destination for most undergraduate film students. Home to several of the top-ranked film schools in the country and unparalleled internships opportunities, the Golden State is arguably the best place for filmmakers to start their careers. Although most of these institutions...
  4. This Film School Is the Winner of the Oscars 2023

    This Film School Is the Winner of the Oscars 2023

    Curious about which film schools produced the most winners and nominees at the 95th Academy Awards? We ranked the top 4 film schools at the film industry’s biggest night of the year according to their ratio of Academy Awards nominations to wins and the weight of each category. Plus, find out how...
  5. How to Get Into Columbia University Film School: Exclusive Advice From the Admissions and Industry and Outreach Departments (Part 2)

    How to Get Into Columbia University Film School: Exclusive Advice From the Admissions and Industry and Outreach Departments (Part 2)

    Exclusively for our Supporting Members, this is the second part of our 2 hour interview with the Columbia SOA film school admissions team. FilmSchool.org is 100% advertisement free so without our Supporting Members, in-depth articles and interviews like this one would not be possible...
  6. How to Get Into Columbia University Film School: Exclusive Advice From the Admissions and Industry and Outreach Departments (Part 1)

    How to Get Into Columbia University Film School: Exclusive Advice From the Admissions and Industry and Outreach Departments (Part 1)

    The graduate film program at Columbia University School of the Arts is highly acclaimed for its star-studded alumni roster and teaching students how to tell stories that move the masses. In 2022, FilmSchool.org ranked Columbia SOA runner-up for Best Screenwriting Program in its list of top film...
  7. Alan Bye (Chapman University Dodge College of Film and Media Arts G'21) Broke Into Children's Animation Writing

    Alan Bye (Chapman University Dodge College of Film and Media Arts G'21) Broke Into Children's Animation Writing

    From early childhood, Alan Bye (@alanray) knew that he would end up working in film; it was integral to his passions and way of life. Bye received his BA in Theory and Practice of Cinema with a specialization in Screenwriting from California State University Long Beach in 2019. After applying to...
  8. Loyola Marymount University: How to Apply for 2024, Acceptance Rate, and What To Expect as an LMU SFTV Film Student

    Loyola Marymount University: How to Apply for 2024, Acceptance Rate, and What To Expect as an LMU SFTV Film Student

    Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television (LMU SFTV) has solidified itself as one of the nation’s best film schools. In 2023, The Hollywood Reporter ranked LMU SFTV no. 8 in its annual list of the best American film schools, solidifying its place in the top 10 for more than a...
  9. 10 Cheapest Film Schools in the US for Undergraduates

    10 Cheapest Film Schools in the US for Undergraduates

    Many aspiring filmmakers worry about the cost of film school, but a cheaper price tag doesn't equal a lower quality education. Before you give up on your dream to study filmmaking, consider these nationally celebrated, highly affordable film schools that offer BA, BFA, and BS programs –...
  10. 12 Best Film Programs for Undergraduates in Every Region of the US (Updated for 2023)

    12 Best Film Programs for Undergraduates in Every Region of the US (Updated for 2023)

    Having a tough time deciding between top-rated colleges and universities for your undergraduate film degree? Curious about whether you should pursue a BA, BS, or BFA in film? You’re not alone. America offers some of the best undergraduate film programs worldwide, and the film industry continues...
  11. The Best Film Schools of 2022 - Ranked By FilmSchool.org

    The Best Film Schools of 2022 - Ranked By FilmSchool.org

    Whether you're preparing to apply or reevaluating what film school is best for you, our selection of the best film schools in America will help you prepare. From Variety to The Hollywood Reporter, these institutions have received top marks for high-tech equipment, gigantic workspaces...
  12. blonde.death

    Waitlisted (w/o Interview) Emerson MFA Writing for Film & Television

    It was free to submit my application. Only thing that I had to pay for was my two undergraduate transcripts. I feel pretty confident in the writing samples and essays that I have submitted. It's a good value film school, so I thought it's worth a shot. Not too pumped that the first semester...
  13. Best MFA Film School Programs in the United States 2019

    Best MFA Film School Programs in the United States 2019

    What is the best film school program out there? There are certainly a lot of opinions on the matter. FilmSchool.org's community has it's own as well. Below are the top ranked film school programs based on our Film School Review system. If you want to add a film to the list leave a comment below...
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    NYU | Kanbar institute film & television

    Hi there. Searching on the web opinions of this program I find only reviews about the post-graduate course. So I’m going to ask you a few questions. APP. REQUIREMENTS: According to NYU’s website, requirements for applicants don’t include any standardized test. That’s great, because I have not...
  15. Chris W

    Film School Rankings

    Here are the latest Film School Rankings. According to the Hollywood Reporter: AFI USC Beijing Film Academy NYU UCLA CalArts Prague Film School Columbia Wesleyan NFTS La Femis UNC UTA Polish National Film School Syracuse Stanford FSU Emerson LMU UWM RISD Chapman Ringling Northweatern...
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    What do you think is the best film school and why?

    I'm trying to narrow down the list. Which ones do you think are the best? And why?

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