Want To Go To Film School? The Top Film Schools from Around the World

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Want to go to film school? Get your bookbag because here are the top film schools from around the world!

Are you thinking about going to film school? Are you interested in what school you should go to? Well according to recent reports here are the top film schools in the United States and across the world.

Some people believe that they will be “discovered”. That miraculously a famous director will see them on the street and hire them for their next motion picture. The chances for this happening are slim to none. Then there are others that are heavily invested in joining the film industry. Motivated students that are paying nearly $50,000/year to attend top schools.

In a recent report from ‘The Hollywood Reporter‘, the best film school was the University of Southern California. With support from legendary directors such as George Lucas, USC has the ability to support their students and professors. Colorado Film School was ranked 25th and features guest teachers such as Spike Lee and cinematographer Mauro Fiore.

Here’s the list of the top 25 film schools in the United States. If you are interested in the full analysis, visit THR.

25 Top Film Schools in the United States

25. Colorado Film School

24. Ringling College of Art and Design

23. San Francisco State University

22. California State University, Northridge

21. Savannah College of Art and Design

20. Columbia College Chicago

19. Florida State University

18. Rhode Island School of Design

17. DePaul University

16. Stanford University

15. Wesleyan University

14. Northwestern University

13. University of North Carolina School of the Arts

12. Boston University

11. Syracuse University

10. University of Texas at Austin

9. Emerson College

8. Loyola Marymount University

7. Chapman University

6. Columbia University

5. California Institute of the Arts

4. American Film Institute

3. University of California, Los Angeles

2. New York University

1. University of Southern California

Are you more interested in studying abroad? International Film Schools definitely provide an opportunity for students that are interested in learning movie magic.

According to reports, here are the top 15 international film schools

Top 15 International Film Schools

15. Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography

14. Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia

13. Australian Film, Television and Radio School

12. Tel Aviv University

11. Korean Academy of Film Arts

10. Whistling Woods International

9. University of Television and Film, Munich

8. Beijing Film Academy

7. National Film School of Denmark

6. London Film School

5. Norwegian Film School


3. La Femis

2. Lodz Film School

1. National Film and Television School

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