Guide to Film and Video Schools

Filmmaking schools are in high demand. After all, who wouldn't want to be a famous director making million dollar movies?

However, there's much more to filmmaking and video production than just fancy stars and Hollywood. Documentary filmmaking is immensely enjoyable, and making the right films about the right topics is something anyone can appreciate.

Film schools often take a very different approach than traditional colleges with their degree programs. Many offer the kind of one-on-one mentoring necessary for success in the industry.

While some colleges offer undergraduate degrees, many provide the kind of training that can have you in the business in under two years.

Take a look at our resources related to film and video programs, schools and degrees, and search above using your zip code to request information directly from schools offering film and video program near you.

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When it comes to the film industry, it's not what you know, but rather who you know.

Mike Keesling wishes someone had shared that tidbit of advice with him when he first tried to break into the business.

Keesling hit the pavement, knocking on doors and practically begging for his big break in the film industry. When he finally got it, he embarrassed himself on his very first day by not understanding what another crew member meant by asking him what kind of "flag" he wanted to use.

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