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15 Best International Film Schools of 2022

Australian Film, Television and Radio School Australia’s preeminent screen arts and broadcast school benefits from a beautiful setting in one of the most pleasant parts of Sydney, as well as a wealth of industry lecturers and connections to the country’s working film and TV world. Notable alumni include last year’s Oscar best director nominee Jane […]

The 20 Best International Film Schools of 2021

Australian Film, Television and Radio School This Sydney-based school benefits from a deep pool of industry lecturers and close ties with the Australian film community. Notable alumni include Black Widow director Cate Shortland and a slew of Oscar winners and nominees, including Jane Campion (The Piano), writer-director Chris Noonan (Babe) and David White (sound editing […]

From Stanford to Northwestern: Top Schools Turn Aspiring Filmmakers Into Doc Stars

With Netflix’s Top 10 littered with true crime and documentaries breaking Sundance sales records, nonfiction films have never been more in demand. While narrative filmmaking remains the more popular subject of study, several universities offer robust programs for aspiring documentarians. Stanford’s MFA in documentary film and video production has garnered more Student Academy Awards in […]

8 New York and California Film Schools That Are Not NYU and USC

NEW YORK The City College of New York The school’s BFA film program picks 25 students a year for a two-year curriculum, with emphasis placed on single-camera narrative filmmaking and documentary production. At the end of the program, students complete a thesis project that is either a 10-minute film, 30-page screenplay or journal-ready academic research […]

Top 15 International Film Schools Revealed

To add some global perspective to a cinematic education, these overseas options (in alphabetical order) are worth the trip.

Kathleen Kennedy Joins USC School of Cinematic Arts Board of Councilors

The board assists in planning and fundraising at the USC film school.

Veteran Animator Eric Goldberg Joins USC Film School Faculty

The animator behind some of Disney's biggest films will begin teaching in the fall of 2015.

Lionsgate’s Kevin Beggs to Speak at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Commencement

Donna Deitch and Sarahbeth Grossman will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards.

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Film Festival Lures Hollywood Heavyweights

Producers Cassian Elwes, Fred Roos and Bobby Moresco are among those curating short films for the 24th annual event.

Up-and-Comers: 5 Film Schools to Watch

Don't be surprised if they make THR's Top 25 Film Schools list next year.

AFI Vs. USC Film School: Hollywood Reporter Rankings Spoofed in Hitler Video

“They’re all soulless hipsters anyway,” says Traudl Junge as Hitler flies into a rage about AFI students after the school tops USC in THR’s rankings.

The Top 25 Film Schools in the United States 2011

Some of Hollywood's top talent got their start at a film school, all of which are named and ranked on THR's inaugural list of the world's best.