Entertainment Education: America’s Film School Programs

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For all my high school (soon-to-be) graduates with a passion for film!

Originally posted on Variety:

American Film Institute, Los Angeles
Graduate students in AFI’s production-based program make 4-10 films in two years under the guidance of master filmmakers led by artistic director James L. Brooks. AFI alumni number 4,500, with an impressive 81% of them working in some capacity in the biz.

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
The school, educating emerging artists for over 80 years, features private editing suites, Surround Sound recording and a 5,000-sq.-ft. stage with a cyclorama and green-screen digital compositing equipment. Film department chair is “Rush Hour” scribe Ross LaManna.

Boston U., Boston
Each year, roughly 200 students take part in BU’s semester-long L.A.-based internship program during which they can choose to focus on advertising & public relations, film & television, entertainment management or Los Angeles studies. In the past students have held internships at “Conan,” E! network and Universal. Also in development on the Boston campus is an advanced…

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