Question by mschan m: What’s the best film school if you want to be all rounded(direct,produce,write etc),yet have zero experience?
I really would like to get into a prestigious school, definitely among the top five, and money is no object, but experience is! the most i’ve ever done is take those really basic home videos. i’m a student at a university in nairobi kenya, i’m currently doing a degree in communications, but would like to transfer next year. lacking a portfolio,1.should i take the basic video production and screenwriting course at my university or just apply as i stand?and 2.which would be the best for an all rounder-write, produce, direct, edit, score, market etc etc…[we have few film proffesionals here(Kenya) so its better to have broad training], 3.and an international student? 4.which is the best regarded by the industry? 5.which graduates more prolific film makers? help i’m running out of time, and internet searches seem to be muddying, not clearing my insight? then again i gather that different schools have different philosophies/approaches to teaching film? what should i be looking for?
Answer by Jeffrey R
USC, NYU, and UCLA are the top schools in the United Sates for film. I recommend taking that video production class at your current school because these school requirement either a portfolio/video of your work to get in.
You also need the grades and gpa to get in.
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