Film School to open in Washington

Washington, D.C. (CBS DC) -- The U.S. Film School will open its first campus in the nation's capital.The National Center for the Arts, an arts and culture organization, announced Monday that the first film school will open in downtown Washington on April 1.The school will be a two-story, three-story building with an opening date of June 1, 2020.The U.K.-based organization said in a news release...

Toronto film school careers

In a year when the city has seen a spate of recent high-profile killings, students at Toronto's film school are in the midst of a major transformation.The Toronto Film School (TFS), a public institution dedicated to the production of film, is about to launch its second phase, said head of production and production Jessi Sorensen, whose role at the school is to oversee a new generation of...

‘The Big Short’ is the film you should be watching next

When the financial crisis hit, many films and TV shows were forced to re-think their creative vision.And yet despite the financial fallout, the film industry has not lost sight of its core mission."The Big Scary Movie" is the next big one in that strategy.A classic story of a struggling Hollywood studio trying to get through to its customers, it's a film that deserves a lot of attention.It tells...