14) What is the best film school?

Due to their reputation and graduating the greatest number of successful graduates, the “Big Five” film schools consist of

1.    NYU
2.    USC
3.    AFI
4.    Columbia
5.    UCLA

Following shortly is FSU and the New York Film Academy.

If you were to go by the listings of U.S. News, the top ten film schools in America are as follows:
•    New York University
•    University of Southern California
•    University of California - L.A.
•    American Film Institute
•    California Institute of the Arts
•    Columbia University (N.Y.C.)
•    School of the Arts Institute of Chicago
•    University of Texas - Austin
•    Florida State University
•    Northwestern University (IL)
However, Princeton Review has USC first and NYU second and includes Chapman University and Loyola Marymount at the bottom of its list.

Best Film Schools and Programs in Europe

•    National Film & Television School - United Kingdom
•    Film & TV School Of The Academy Of Performing Arts - Czech Republic
•    National Film School - Denmark
•    National Film School In Lodz - Poland
•    Academy Of Film & Theatre - Hungary
•    VGIK - Russia
•    La' Femis - France
•    Academy Of Baden -Wurttemberg - Germany
•    Netherlands Film & Television Academy - Netherlands
•    University Of Art & Design Helsinki - Finland

Best Film Schools and Programs in Canada

•    University Of British Columbia - Vancouver, BC
•    York University - Toronto, ON
•    Concordia University - Montreal, QC
Best Film Schools and Programs in Australia

•    Australian Film, Television & Radio School (AFTRS)- Strawberry Hills,NSW
•    Griffith University - South Brisbane, QLD
•    Bond University - Gold Coast, QLD
Best Film Schools and Programs in Asia

•    Korean National University Of Arts - Seoul, South Korea
•    Beijing Film Academy - Beijing, China
•    Hong Kong Academy For Performing Arts - Wanchai, Hong Kong
•    Film & Television Institute Of India - Maharashtra, India
•    Whistling Woods International - Maharashtra, India

Best Film Schools and Programs in Africa

•    AFDA - Cape Town, South Africa
•    Tshwane University Of Technology - Pretoria, South Africa
•    University Of Capetown - Cape Town, South Africa
Best Film Schools and Programs in Middle East

•    Abu Dhabi Film School
•    Red Sea Institute Of Cinematic Arts - Jordan
•    Universsity Of Tel-Aviv – Israel

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