How to Make a Great Film School

A few years ago, a friend of mine started a new school for film students called Toronto Film School.Since then, it has expanded to more than 200 schools around the country.But one of the biggest challenges of building a successful film school is how to find qualified, highly qualified teachers.The New York Times recently wrote about how Toronto Film Schools are struggling to fill all of its...

New Jersey Film School graduates are back in the classroom

NEW JERSEY (AP) New Jersey's film school graduates are returning to the classroom after a three-year hiatus, with more than 3,000 graduates in full-time training at New Jersey State University.The New Jersey Times reports that New Jersey film school director and president Michael Minkler said the students will return to classrooms and seminars to continue teaching and research on the latest and...

Film School Ferret: Live from the UK film school

In December, the Ferret video-streaming service announced that it was moving into the United Kingdom.The service has also announced plans to expand into Australia.Ferret is an online film school for young adults.It offers more than 100 videos, classes and workshops, and is currently available in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Spain, France, Poland,...

What’s New on the NYU Film School in the New York Times

The New York Post is reporting that the University of New York has closed its film school in the wake of the deadly mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Nyubian film school is one of two remaining in the US and has seen some of the most dramatic growth over the last two decades, according to a spokesperson for the institution. In a statement to the Post, the university said: "We are sad to...

How Seattle Film School created a film school that has helped filmmakers around the world achieve their dreams

How Seattle's film school has helped people achieve their dream of making a film career.In the fall of 2013, the Seattle Film Institute (SFI) launched a documentary film course at its Filmmaker School in the former King County Public Library building.It has since become the nation's largest film school for the first time.The SFI's film class is designed to teach filmmakers the fundamentals of...

How to get into the Top 10 Film School Rankings

Film school rankings have always been a bit of a mystery, and one of the biggest questions is: What do they measure?In a new article, Sports Illustrated gives a detailed breakdown of how film schools compare to each other.How the Film School Ranking WorksA film school is an academic institution that teaches film studies and filmmaking.They are also known as a "school" in the United States.Each...

How to learn to code at a US film school

Aussie-born filmmaker and actor Andrew Furlong is the latest to make a name for himself in the world of film schools, and he says his journey to the US has been a "very interesting" one."It's been pretty interesting for me to be in the position to be able to get a degree in the US, it's just really been a very unique experience," Mr Furlings told the ABC."I've actually been working with US film...