When Raindance Films Were Film School Takers: The Movie About The Movie That Never Was

In Raindances Film School, a group of young filmmakers are stuck in a world of Hollywood films and then one day a film school professor tells them that they can become film students and become directors.It was a big deal.And for those of us who have had the opportunity to work in the industry, it has meant the difference between getting into the film school we want to be in and getting in.In the...

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...