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id like to make documentaries or films of some sort?

id like to make documentaries or films of some sort because i really enjoy doing it. how would i go about majoring in somethign like this, what would be some qualifications for this job? and what schools would be good for someone looking to do this as a career?

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    Get into a good school. Preferbly near Hollywood:


    Ryerson School of Image Arts, Toronto - (Canada) , Film Studies

    Queen's University - (Canada) Film Studies

    University of Toronto - (Canada), Cinema Studies

    Vancouver Film School, Multimedia Dept.

    University of Waterloo, Ontario - (Canada), Film Studies

    Canadian Film Centre Toronto - (Canada) , Film Studies

    York University film program, Toronto - (Canada) , Film Studies

    University of Victoria, BC - (Canada) , Film Studies

    Victoria Motion Picture School VMP School provides professional education for film industry

    media training centre located on Galiano Island, BC. - (CANADA)

    Columbia Acadamy - Dealing with media/video and broadcast production - BC (canada)

    U. of Copenhagen, Institute for film and media - (Denmark)

    Cinema Studies - at the University of Barcelona - (Spain)

    Septima Ars - film and television school in Madrid, (Spain.)

    National Film School of Denmark

    Silicon Graphics

    Radio and TV Institute - (Finland)

    Department of Journalism, Media and Comm. - Stockholm University- Sweden

    Volda College, Dept. of Media & Journalism - (Norway)

    Australian Film TV & Radio School

    The WWW site for Media Studies @ Edith Cowan University in Perth Western Australia

    The national film and television School - UK

    Sheffield University (UK) Film Unit

    University of Wales, Aberystwyth The Department of Theatre, Film and Television

    CILECT International Liaison Centre of Schools of Cinema and Television is an organization of the world's leading schools of film and television.

    L.O.A.F.S. LIBRARY OF ANNOTATED FILM SCHOOLS not only provides a comprehensive listing of film schools' web sites from around the world, it also offers something that the film schools themselves do not reveal: honest, telling reviews and shared experiences from the film students themselves.

    UK Guide To Student Film Societies

    MSU Turkish Film and TV Institute

    University College of Dublin - Film Courses

    NYU - Department of Film and Television

    The London International Film School.

    FilmAkademie - (Germany)

    Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia - (Italy)

    Asian Academy Of Film & TV

    Film resource, includes film schools - (Argentina)

    Escuela de Cine de Chile - (Chile)


    Chapman University Department of Film and Television located just 30 miles from Los Angeles--boasts a nonlinear post-production center, a state-of-the-art television studio, and an extensive array of film production gear.

    University of Chicago

    Columbia College - Hollywood Giving instruction in the Cinema, Television and Media Arts to Students and Professionals from Around the World

    Columbia University Bulletin, 1994-95

    Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University a place of encouragement for photographers, writers, filmmakers, scholars of history and literature, teachers, students, and others who struggle to pa rticipate in the lives of individuals and communities and to render these lives in documentary works of artistic, literary, and social value.

    Florida St. University, School of Motion Picture, Television & Recording Arts

    Full Sail One of the top schools of in the fields of digital media, film & video, and audio. In Orlando Florida. - Great site for shorts

    Interactive Cinema (part of the MIT Media Laboratory) - Cambridge, MA

    The Media Lab at MIT

    Telemedia, Networks, and Systems Group at MIT


    University of New Orleans Graduate and undergraduate film production program within the Department of Drama & Communications at the University of New Orleans.

    New York Film Academy

    Univ of North Texas, Dept. of RTVF Information on our BA, MA, MS programs in radio, television, film, KNTU-FM and NTTV (North Texas Television).

    Orange Coast College Film/Video Department information on our program including our class schedules, recent awards, photos, and an overview of what our film/video production program covers.

    Rice University , Dept. of Film/Video/Animation

    NEW MEDIA AT RYERSON Home of the the NEW MEDIA program, geared to artists, educators, designers and communicators interested in using new technologies to explore new possibilities for production and distribution of media materials.

    San Francisco State University, Cinema Department

    CNTV - School of Cinema and Television at USC(U. of Southern California)

    U. of Wisconsin Film Studies

    The Motion Picture Institute of Michigan Film Studies

    The Los Angeles Film School Film Studies

    The University of Utah - Film Division

    The University of Utah Texas - Dept. of Radio-Television-Film

    Media Studies - A new department at the university of maine.

    University of California at Berkley - Film Studies Program.

    North Carolina School of the arts - Filmmaking.

    College of Santa Fe - Moving Image Arts.

    John Hopkins University - Film And Media studies.

    De Anza College - two-year program in film, television production and animation.

    San Diego University - School of film, television communications.


    Aberdeen University Cinema Club - Aberdeen, UK

    Media Resources Center at Cal Berkeley Entrypage

    The ERaM (Ethnicity, Racism and the Media) Programme The ERaM Programme, recently established at the University of Bradford, UK, supports two email mailing lists for the discussion and dissemination of any and all news, information, policy statements and research on issues of ethnicity, racism and the media.

    Welcome to BUFS - Bath University Film Society

    Center for Modern Culture & Media (Brown University)

    Edinburgh University Film Society

    H-FILM's Guide to Film/TV Resources (University of Houston)

    Second Look Computing University of Iowa

    Film and Television Gopher at Rice University

    Student Video & Filmmakers' Association (SVFA) supporting the future video and filmmakers of Hawai'i.

    Vanderbilt University

    Utah State University- Multimedia and Distance Learning Services Multimedia and Distance Learning Services- -We provide services in multimedia design, cd-rom development, TV production, graphics design, engineering, instructional design, teleconferencing, satellite uplinks and remote field productions.

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    7 years ago

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