The 2. 5 Best Film Schools Rankings. Hollywood talent as diverse as Martin Scorsese, Lisa Cholodenko, George Lucas and Joss Whedon got their start at a film school, all of which are named and ranked here on The Hollywood Reporters inaugural list comprised with help from industry insiders of the worlds best. PHOTOS THRs List of the Top 2. Film Schools Of 2. Updated1. American Film Institute. Among the most selective film schools in America, AFIs Center for Advanced Film and Television Studies in Los Angeles offers a two year conservatory program where students specialize in fields including directing, producing and writing, often coming to the institute after working in the industry or having attended other schools. Its fellows are typically more mature average age is 2. WwJ1KUg/hqdefault.jpg' alt='Mfa Dance Programs Florida' title='Mfa Dance Programs Florida' />Peridance Capezio Center has been a core member of NYCs dance community since its inception in 1983. Peridance offers over 250 open adult classes each week with. A recent survey of business and nonprofit executives published by the Association of American Colleges and Universities reports that todays employers. Rankings and info on schools offering animation, game design and graphic design programs in the US and abroad. The Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg celebrates the art of suds during the Beer Project, where local brewers will be creating new beers inspired by the art in the. Book Arts Education. Alcuin Society Promoting a wider appreciation of books and reading and supporting excellence in book design and production. BALLET ACADEMY EAST 1651 Third Avenue, 3rd floor New York, NY 10128 infobaenyc. AFI itself. Comparing it to cross town rivals UCLA and USC is a bit of apples and oranges, given its small size and emphasis on specialization, but AFIs glittering parade of alumni, from David Lynch to Darren Aronofsky, remains unrivaled when it comes to auteur filmmakers. Students are guaranteed the freedom to make a thesis film and are given access to SAG members for their casts and 1. If you know where youre going, AFI can get you there. TUITION 3. 8,4. 16 for first year 3. DEGREES MFA, certificate of completion. NOTABLE ALUMNI Terrence Malick The Tree of Life, David Lynch Blue Velvet, Darren Aronofsky Black SwanI love AFI and would be nowhere without it. David Lynch. University of Southern California. The richest film school in the world alum George Lucas contributed 1. Robert Zemeckis has given a bundle, too, USC probably has more graduates working in the industry than any other school and has the greatest support from the industry itself, with 1. Steven Spielberg. Its Peter Stark Producing Program, under The Graduate producer Larry Turman, remains the premier venue for aspiring producers and execs. Insiders were split when asked to choose between AFI and USC for the No. Games That Don T Require Adobe Flash Player on this page. AFI winning largely on the basis of its choice student body. Mfa Dance Programs Florida' title='Mfa Dance Programs Florida' />Dublin Dance Centre based in Dublin Ohio Dublin Dance is one of Central Ohios oldest and best dance studios. Graduate Programs 603credit hour Continuing Studies 420credit hour Executive MBA Program 47,460twoyear program total MFA in Creative Writing 8,115. But USC takes the candle when it comes to technical training. Says Dean Elizabeth M. Daley One of the hardest things to understand is the culture of filmmaking. Youre not gonna get that out of a book. Come here and youll understand. Shes right, thanks to unrivaled facilities, an emphasis on film history and technique and its great ties with Hollywood a plus for some, but not for those more interested in indie films. The upside Its a vast dream factory. The downside Its a vast dream factory. TUITION 4. 2,0. 00 plus room and boardDEGREES Critical studies, B. A., M. A., MFA and Ph. D. programs in everything from film and TV to animation and digital arts. NOTABLE ALUMNI George Lucas Star Wars, Ron Howard A Beautiful Mind, Jon Landau AvatarUSC is run in many ways like a studio. The challenges that were given to us had to do with the realities of the industry and financing, and I think those were important lessons to learn. Lee Unkrich, director, Toy Story 3. Check out a brief clip from USCs Foto. Kem Awards winner Efrain. Beijing Film Academy. If one film school anywhere in the world has shaped a whole nation, its the Beijing Film Academy, Chinas most elite school for film direction, production and writing. Each year, it accepts about 5. China out of 1. The school is a source of new talent for film and TV production and closely linked with the nearby Beijing Film Studio. Its also the place where such directors as Zhang Yimou and Chen Kaige the ones who created arguably the most distinct new wave of filmmaking since America in the early 1. At 2. 7, Zhang had to get special permission to attend after the Cultural Revolution because he had passed the cut off age. TUITION Program fees range from 1,2. Partial and full scholarships are available based on need and merit and are awarded on an individual basis. DEGREES B. A., M. A. and Ph. D. programs in everything from performance and direction to cinematography and animation. All degree programs are conducted in Chinese, though international students may take some courses in English or study Chinese at the Film Academy. NOTABLE ALUMNI Zhang Yimou House of Flying Daggers, Chen Kaige Farewell My Concubine, Tian Zhuangzhuang The Blue Kite4. New York University Tisch School of the Arts. To study film in New York is to plunge into the belly of a very different beast than Hollywood, but for gritty artists like Martin Scorsese, Oliver Stone and Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan, NYU has proved a direct route to the top. Where else can you sit in a class of 1. James Franco teach you how to turn a poem into a movie Graduates also vie for a 2. In addition to its New York campus, Tisch School of the Arts Asia, located in Singapore, offers MFA degrees in animation and digital arts, dramatic writing and film production. Summer programs include professional workshops and noncredit certificate courses. TUITION 4. 5,6. 74. DEGREES B. A., BFA, MFA, MPS, M. A. and Ph. D. degrees in moving image archiving and preservation as well as performance studies or cinema studies. NOTABLE ALUMNI Todd Phillips The Hangover, Joel Coen No Country for Old Men, Charlie Kaufman Being John MalkovichGetting accepted to Tisch meant one thing to me hope. It validated all of my dreams and made the concept of becoming a filmmaker a tangible possibility. Teachers like Tom Drysdale and Haig Manoogian inspired me, infusing me with a lifelong passion for cinema history. I carry their artistic philosophy with me on every film Never compromise, never stop asking questions and never stop being a student of film. Chris Columbus, writer director, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. University of California Los Angeles. UCLAs School of Theater, Film and Television has long suffered in comparison with its richer and more industry connected rival USC, but its vibe is distinctly different, with a multicultural campus that ranks among the best in California. It has benefited from such prestigious graduates as Francis Ford Coppola and Alexander Payne from teachers like producer Peter Guber and from its connection with the respected UCLA Film Television Archive, whose collection is second only to the Library of Congress, according to Dean Teri Schwartz. The well regarded Schwartz will likely determine UCLAs future standing After serving for years at Loyola Marymount, the former producer and Goldie Hawns onetime producing partner joined the university in 2. Upcoming Epic Games Games more. Robert Rosen. Now insiders are waiting to see how things will change under her leadership. Look for her to stress humanistic storytelling and global diversity quite different from the commercial emphasis of many other film schools. TUITION B. A. 1. California resident, 3. MFA 2. 2,2. 08 California resident, 3. M. A. or Ph. D. 1. California resident, 2. DEGREES B. A., M. Polizei Simulator Full. A., MFA and Ph. D. NOTABLE ALUMNI Francis Ford Coppola The Godfather, Tim Robbins Dead Man Walking, Alexander Payne SidewaysThe key is having a point of view which is very much the UCLA approach. You could say UCLA filmmakers try to bring an indie attitude even to studio pictures. We always try to find some kind of subjectivity. Justin Lin, director, Fast Five. California Institute of the Arts. Cal. Arts is way beyond what founder Walt Disney could imagine. It is a paradox, an experimental art school, says Cal. Arts School of FilmVideo Dean Steve Anker.