Articles – Education

  • Dirty Pretty Things

    The Edit Center’s Alan Oxman with his students. It’s one thing to sit at a computer and learn how to edit a film; it’s an...

  • Just Do It

    Michael Rosenblum Part health club, part Internet café and part moviemaker hangout, New York City’s DV Dojo is changing the way people approach film. Taking...

  • Hands-on-Moviemakers

    Students take part in a New York Film Academy acting course. Deeming itself the “hands-on film school” since opening its doors 10 years ago, the...

  • Shoot First, Ask Questions Later

    In any college curriculum, there are electives and there are requirements. Since 1952, for students at Columbia College Hollywood, making a movie is the latter....

  • Education on a Grand Scale

    Recent Shoot Camp USA participants at FMC. If you don’t live in Hollywood but are interested in getting an education in moviemaking, Filmmaker’s Central School...

  • Renaissance Man

    A Film Connection student works with a 35mm camera. Call him a revolutionary, but Jimi Petulla’s method of learning by doing is really just a...

  • Educating the Iron City

    Pittsburgh Filmmakers’ students set up a shot for a project. It may not be considered one of America’s hotspots for moviemaking, but for the past...

  • Happy to be in the Heart of Hollywood

    Los Angeles Film School co-owners, Paul and Diana Kessler Film schools in Southern California sometimes seem almost as plentiful as actor/waiters, and they continue to...

  • HD EXPO’s Kristin Petrovich on the future of high definition

    New York "VariCamp" – October 16, 17 and 18 – 2003 At only three and half years old, the HD EXPO organization certainly seems to...

  • How to Make a Movie in 48 Hours

    The Weekend Film School founder, Joe Mefford Think you need a year to learn how to make a movie? Four years? A long apprenticeship? At...