Articles – Education

  • Film Education in the Emerald City

    It’s no accident that Seattle, Washington has wound up on MM’s “Top 10 Cities to be an Independent Moviemaker” for three years in a row....

  • Thick Skin & Short Memory

    Say that you’re an aspiring moviemaker, fresh out of college or high school, looking for that perfect film school—the one that will give you all...

  • New Age Education

    Center for Digital Imaging’s David Tames To hear David Tames tell it, a great education is all about being on the cutting edge. And as...

  • Film School 101: The Principals’ Office

    We know you have questions about whether or not film school is the right choice. So we went to the experts. In part one of...

  • Moviemaking Required

    Jodie Foster stars in Flightplan, directed by Columbia College Hollywood alum Robert Schwentke. A school for moviemakers with serious ambitions, Columbia College Hollywood offers the...

  • Film School 102

        Still wondering whether or not film school is the right choice for you? Here, the heads of some of the country’s top film...

  • Making “Distributable” Work-At School

    Columbia College Chicago students gather in Hollywood Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the film and video department of Columbia College Chicago boasts one...

  • It’s Their Thing

    Since its inception in the summer of 2000, the Bronx-based Ghetto Film School has provided an education in the art of moviemaking to underprivileged high...

  • Full Sails Ahead

    It’s got the term “Real World Education” in its name for a reason: Full Sail is all about training aspiring moviemakers to get out there...

  • Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker

    1. When you’re in the editing room at want to scream at the DP, sound guy, boom operator, AD, script supervisor… etc., try to have...