Berkeley film school to offer free film classes for all students

As more schools across the country embrace the use of video for instruction, some have begun offering free classes to their students to make the process more accessible.But Berkeley is a special case.In 2016, the school launched a pilot program in which students can enroll in a class with no cost to them.The program, dubbed "Berkeley Film School for the Whole Family," allows students to take...

How to pay for film school tuition

When I started my new job at a film school a few years ago, it was all about the money.The tuition and fees were skyrocketing, and tuition and other expenses were being covered by my employer, the Film Institute of America, which is the parent company of the Columbia School of Cinematic Arts.I started out with a $25,000 stipend, which I have since cut down to $15,000 to keep costs down.The...

How to Survive College by Looking At Movies

With so many college students taking the plunge, it's not surprising that the college movie has become a favorite subject for young adults looking for a break from the school life.So, what are some of the best college movies of all time?Here are five of the top-rated and top-reviewed movies of the 1970s and 1980s.This one has been around for so long, you could be forgiven for thinking it's a...