end of the day your social and networking skills as well as your ingenuity in getting funding or sponsors for your projects are skills that are just as important as the quality of your filmmaking or writing.
With that said, it would make sense that the schools that afford you the most opportunities to network with professional contacts in the industry have the most success at their students obtaining work. This is why USC and NYU have traditionally had the most numbers of working professionals come out of their schools. Both schools have large programs with alumni in all facets of the business. Both schools also have extensive internship programs as well as active alumni participation.
Other schools such as UCLA and Columbia while having quality programs, don’t have the sheer number of graduates, although UCLA is close. For this reason, although the