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CMA is featured in the Variety Entertainment Impact Report: Top 50 Film Schools and Instructors From Around the World

Posted by on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in Uncategorized.

“Each year, Variety curates a list of the top film school programs and film school educators both in the United States and abroad. This year, as the COVID-19 crisis continues unabated, most film and digital arts programs worldwide relied on online models of instruction. But in the midst of this ongoing crisis, centers of higher education continued to nourish ingenuity in the arts. No matter what the challenges the film industry faced, aspiring filmmakers — be they producers, screenwriters or directors — worked diligently at their respective crafts. Students at these schools will likely emerge to become the superstar creators of the TV series, indie films and tentpole movies of tomorrow.”

“Vanderbilt University

Nashville, Tenn.

The department of cinema and media arts features a flexible curriculum with special topics attuned to pressing issues, including cinema in the age of Trump, queer global cinema and cinema and climate change. Students work in 16mm celluloid and digital platforms, write for both stage and screen and consider the history and theory of cinema. Students can also participate in the Vandy-in-Hollywood internship program founded and run by VU alums Richard Hull and Chad Gervich. Additionally, VU’s immersive senior cap-stone seminar in which students create work in a variety of genres and media with the goal of having a portfolio by graduation.”


Full article can be found here