Studying film in Boston

Chris W

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I went to BU undergrad and graduated in 1999.

Boston is an awesome town in and of itself. There isn't much of a traditional film industry in Boston but PBS is there and there is a lot of commercial work.

The town itself is a wonderful place to live while going to school. I miss Boston a lot.

It's extremely different than LA in terms of nearby jobs or internships but I did intern at BU's TV station, a couple of post houses, and even Avid Technology which is just a thirty minute drive away.

Although they didn't when I was there I believe all film programs in Boston offer a semester in Los Angeles now.

Boston's a great place to study though. :) It's a great town.

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Oh, thanks for your reply Chris. It was well explained
As you said, I just feel that LA is well connected in terms of opportunities and the film schools out there. Boston just feels neglected when it comes to the film industry , is what I feel. That’s my only concern
Also, I still have my doubts about Emerson as a college. Would appreciate if someone gives me an insight on this.
 
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