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...

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...

How to get a job at the Toronto film school

Toronto's film school is seeking applicants from the outside world, but its first graduates don't seem interested in the traditional classroom environment.Instead, they are turning to their personal social media accounts for advice, learning new skills and networking with peers in the community."It's a bit like a college," said graduate Michael K. Kuc, who was recently selected as one of two...