Saturday, January 19, 2008

Top Film Schools

In Google page rank order:

Art Institute of Chicago - Film, Video And New Media Department - http://www.artic.edu/saic/programs/depts/graduate/fvnm.html
Read descriptions of the graduate programs in film and video. Take a virtual tour of the school or view the work of faculty members, students, and alumni.








University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television - http://www-cntv.usc.edu/
Offers information on admissions, academic programs, faculty, and resources for the undergraduate and graduate programs in screenwriting, producing, critical studies, and directing.
New York Film Academy - http://www.nyfa.com
Film school offering intensive workshops and summer programs covering screenwriting, directing, cinematography and editing.
Film Studies Division--Univ. of Utah - http://www.film.utah.edu
The Film Studies Division at the University of Utah offers B.A. and M.F.A. Degree programs with courses in film/video production, computer animation, screenwriting, and Film History.
FSU Film School - http://filmschool.fsu.edu/
The official web site for the Florida State University School of Motion Picture, Television and Recording Arts (The Film School).
University of Edinburgh - Film Studies - http://www.filmstudies.llc.ed.ac.uk/
Offers postgraduate courses (Masters and PhD) and scholarships. Information on facilities, content of courses and contacts.
Australian Film Television and Radio School - http://www.aftrs.edu.au
Australia's premier film school with 100s of pages of information on courses and services, online library, and Quicktime movies.
Northwest Film Center School of Film - http://www.nwfilm.org/
Based in Portland, offering a range of courses and workshops. Details of each course are provided with an enrollment form, as well as information on the organisation, scholarships and equipment.
FAMU - http://www.famu.cz
The Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Concordia University Cinema Department - http://cinema.concordia.ca/
The Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, offers three main areas of study: animation, film production, and cinema studies.
The Huston School of Film and Digital Media - http://www.filmschool.ie/
Founded at the National University of Ireland, Galway with the support of the Huston family. Courses, events, library.
The College of Santa Fe: Moving Image Arts - http://mov.csf.edu/
Offers full film/video/digital production equipment and facilities, classes screen in 35mm, history, theory, critical studies, and writing.
Video Symphony - http://www.videosymphony.com
Provides information about film and production programs, course schedule, and contact information. Burbank, California.
International Academy of Film and Television - http://www.filmschool.ph/
Focus on film production technology. Located in Cebu, Philippines.
Moonstone International - http://www.moonstone.org.uk
Training courses for feature film writers and directors in consultation with the Sundance Institute
London Film Academy - http://www.londonfilmacademy.com
Industry professionals teach courses in this vocational approach to filmmaking. Graduates can earn a Film-Making certificate.
Chapman University: School of Film and Television - http://ftv.chapman.edu/
Information for students, alumni, and parents.
Panico London - http://www.panicofilms.com/
London-based school offering courses in screenwriting and filmmaking. Also provides a resource base for filmmakers.
Film & TV Connection - http://www.film-connection.com
Film schools on the actual movie set or video studio.
South Seas - http://www.southseas.co.nz
Film and TV school located in Auckland, New Zealand, offering several diploma courses.
Virginia Commonwealth University - Department of Photography and Film - http://www.pubinfo.vcu.edu/artweb/photo/
Offers a graduate & undergraduate film program in Richmond, Virginia.
New Zealand Film Academy - http://www.nzfilmacademy.com
Offers television production and filmmaking courses in Auckland.
International Film and Television Workshops - http://www.theworkshops.com/filmworkshops/index.asp
Education in film, video, digital media, directing, editing, producing, screenwriting, documentary, and cinematography. Workshops, Master Classes, and professional training.
Metro Screen - http://www.metroscreen.com.au/
Metro Screen is a production and training facility catering to emerging film, video and multimedia producers. a non-profit organisation supported by the Australian Film Commission.
NYU Department of Film and Television - http://www.nyu.edu/tisch/filmtv
Provides information on the courses, details of staff, students and alumni, production resources available, special events and projects and admissions information.
New York Independent Film School - http://www.nyfilmschool.com
Provides information on the faculty, the courses and how to apply, as well as showing student work online.
School of Communication Arts - http://www.higherdigital.com
Offers courses in filmmaking, special effects, audio and animation.
Metropolitan Film School - http://www.metfilmschool.co.uk
Offers digital filmmaking courses; aimed at inspiring and developing independent filmmakers. London, United Kingdom.
Tinseltown Online Seminars - http://www.tinseltownonline.com/seminars/default.asp
Short courses on various aspects of the entertainment industry, including sending out a script and putting together a reel.
Center for Digital Imaging and Sound - http://www.artschool.com
This private college in Vancouver offers diploma programs, certificate programs and part-time courses in 3D animation, recording arts, digital film, visual effects, new media, video game production, web design and video production.
Gulf Islands Film and Television School - http://www.giftsfilms.com
This hands-on residential media training centre is located on Galiano Island, BC. Detailed school information is available, as well as registration help, student films, resources for filmmakers and GIFTS merchandise.
The Los Angeles Film School - http://www.lafilm.com/
The Los Angeles Film School offers a year long hands-on training course in filmmaking.
International Film Seminars - http://www.flahertyseminar.org
Presenters of The Robert Flaherty Film Seminar in New York. Provides information on the seminars, scholarships and archive of their projects.
UCF Film Program - http://www.cas.ucf.edu/film/
The film program at the University of Central Florida offers majors in film production, screenwriting, and cinema studies.
EICAR Film School - http://www.eicar-international.com
A private college, situated in Paris, offers a curriculum based on state-controlled educational programs for the advanced study of cinema techniques.
The London Film School - http://www.lfs.org.uk
Registered charity offering two-year MA degree program in filmmaking.
Indian Film Academy - http://www.ifacinema.com/
Promoting Indian film, presents contact, script and contact information.
Columbia College - Hollywood - http://www.columbiacollege.edu
Offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in Cinema and in Television/Video Production. Programs, admission information, tuition, and background information.
Columbia University School of the Arts Film Division - http://wwwapp.cc.columbia.edu/art/app/arts/film/index.jsp
Features program and course information, faculty biographies, an events calendar, and application information.
Sydney Film School - http://www.sydneyfilmschool.com
Private film school in Australia, focusing on 16mm film and digital technologies.
Whistling Woods International - http://www.whistlingwoods.net
Institute for Film, Television and Media Arts offers two-year diploma programs in Mumbai, India.
San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking - http://www.sfdigifilm.com/
Combines film classes with actual hands on experiences. Features course, faculty and campus information.
Oklahoma State University Screen Studies Program - http://english.okstate.edu/screen/index.htm
Offers undergraduate film option, Master's and Ph.D. programs in screen studies.
Cityvarsity TV and Multimedia School in Cape Town. - http://www.cityvarsity.co.za/
Established to promote the development of design and production in film, television and multimedia.
Action/Cut Directing Seminars - http://www.actioncut.com/
Directing film and TV workshops: weekend workshops with director/writer Guy Magar on the directing process for filmmakers, directors, writers, producers, actors, editors, cinematographers, production staff, and film students.
Digital Film Academy - http://www.digitalfilmacademy.com/
Offers workshops in screenwriting, directing, camera, and editing; includes course, staff and contact information.
Flanders Script Academy - http://www.vsa-fsa.org/
Belgium's premier training facility for both professional and amateur scriptwriters for film and audiovisual production.
PCFE Film School - http://www.filmstudies.cz
Describes film workshops, semester and year-long programs of the non-accredited film school in Prague.
Summer School in Film making - http://www.summerfilmschool.com
Course details, prices and application form for this course taught at the University of Melbourne, Australia each January.
Hollins University Film and Photography Department - http://www.hollins.edu/undergrad/film/film.htm
Course offerings, major requirements, faculty listings, facilities, exhibition, and internship information for this University in Virginia.
APA International Film School - http://www.apa.edu.au
Offers course, location, and contact information about training and certificate programs. Artarmon, Australia.
Hollywood Film Institute - http://hollywoodu.com/
Independent film school offering courses for both industry professionals and neophytes. Curriculum is designed to build upon the core 2-day film school program.
Sydney International Film School - http://www.sifs.com.au
Independent film school offering courses in feature film, documentary and television.
LOAFS: The Library Of Annotated Film Schools - http://www.filmmaker.com/loafs/
Contains actual reviews from past and present film school students.
Film Program Cannes - http://www.film-program-cannes.com/
Professional film school located in Cannes, France. Curriculurm, tuition details, calendar, lodging information, application form, media, and links.
India, Foundation Institute For Learning Media - http://www.filminstituteindia.com
Offers courses in directing, camera, editing, and acting.
Seattle Film Institute - http://seattlefilminstitute.com
Offers full-time and part-time classes in all aspects of film production, screenwriting, and digital video. Programs, faculty, student profiles, and registration information.
Asian Academy of Film and Television - http://aaft.com/
Offers courses to those aspiring to a full time career in film and television production.
Colorado Film School - http://www.coloradofilmschool.net/cgi-bin/disp_home.cgi
Offers facility, faculty, class and student information.
Global Media Adventures - http://www.globalmediaadventures.com
Journalism and documentary filmmaking program in Samara, Costa Rica,.
The USA Film School - http://www.usafilmschool.com
A 40 hour, full immersion crash course in filmmaking. Weekend hours and for beginners, intermediate and advanced workshops. Make a class film with professional equipment. Free intern placement program.
Film School Online - http://www.filmschoolonline.com/
Learn filmmaking with online courses in screenwriting, directing, cinematography, editing, producing and digital video.
Television, Film, & New Media @ SDSU - http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~taketwo/index.html
The television & film department at San Diego State University

2 comments:

Film said...

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