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Film School Confidential: The Insider's Guide To Film Schools

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Now completely revised-all there is to know on getting into the right schools and making the experience count.

This completely revised edition of Film School Confidential continues to offer the inside scoop on every major film school program in the country. A must-have guide for students who are considering applying to film school, this book provides more than 20 profiles
ebook, 320 pages
Published April 3rd 2007 by Penguin Group (USA)
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Feb 27, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: theatrepieces

Picked this up because the friend I was living with in Salem (that's Mass, if you're nasty) was considering going into moviemaking as a break from fixing cell phones and dealing with irate customers.

He didn't read it (he never does) and I did. I was actually semi-seriously considering chucking the tomes for a bit and pursuing film school. I have been hungry for films (movies, really, but, y'know, FILMS too) since attending SUNY-Purchase, a place where philosophy and lit majors can easily take
Feb 09, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: cinema

Instantly out of date, any guide to technical schools will be eclipsed by changes in educational approaches, commercial demand, and of course the technology itself. In Motion Picture Media, the evolution of the means of production seems to shift overnight. Flexible sprocketted filmstock is replaced by digital tape and then solidstate storage; cut and splice post-production is permanently changed by non-linear digital methods.

The edition I have read of Film School Confidential is from 2007, and
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