With technology being able to turn a small project in to a multi-national, million dollar best selling movie, learning the basics from the ground up is where you begin. If you have the will, the work ethic, and the creativity, there is nothing stopping you from becoming the next great Hollywood icon. Watch the videos at the bottom to learn some fun film techniques. When looking for a good film school, actual breadth of facilities should be your #1 concern. How many cameras per student? should be your first question.

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Alaska
University of Alaska Fairbanks 505 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-7500 Website
Arizona
University of Arizona 1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066 Website
Arizona State University University Drive and Mill Avenue, Tempe, Arizona 85287 Website
Arkansas
University of Central Arkansas 201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001 Website
California
University of California-Santa Cruz 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, California 95064-1011 Website
Biola University 13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, California 90639-0001 Website
John Paul the Great Catholic University 10174 Old Grove Road, Suite 200, San Diego, California 92131-1652 Website
Stanford University Stanford, California 94305 Website
Otis College of Art and Design 9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90045-3505 Website
California Baptist University 8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, California 92504-3297 Website
Pacific Union College One Angwin Ave, Angwin, California 94508-9707 Website
Woodbury University 7500 Glenoaks Blvd, Burbank, California 91510-7846 Website
California College of the Arts 5212 Broadway, Oakland, California 94618-1487 Website
California Institute of the Arts 24700 W McBean Pky, Valencia, California 91355-2397 Website
Loyola Marymount University One Lmu Drive, Los Angeles, California 90045-2659 Website
California State University-Sacramento 6000 J St, Sacramento, California 95819-2694 Website
Pepperdine University 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, California 90263 Website
Providence Christian College 1539 East Howard Street, Pasadena, California 91104 Website
Chapman University One University Dr., Orange, California 92866 Website
Fresno Pacific University 1717 S Chestnut Ave, Fresno, California 93702-4709 Website
University of Southern California University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089 Website
Claremont McKenna College 500 E 9th St, Claremont, California 91711-6400 Website
University of California-Berkeley 200 California Hall, Berkeley, California 94720 Website
University of California-Davis One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616-8678 Website
Columbia College Hollywood 18618 Oxnard St, Tarzana, California 91356-1411 Website
University of California-Irvine 501 Aldrich Hall, Irvine, California 92697 Website
Mount St. Mary's College 12001 Chalon Rd, Los Angeles, California 90049-1599 Website
University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) 405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, California 90095-1405 Website
Art Center College of Design 1700 Lida St, Pasadena, California 91103 Website
San Francisco Art Institute 800 Chestnut St, San Francisco, California 94133-2299 Website
University of California-Riverside 900 University Ave, Riverside, California 92521 Website
San Francisco State University 1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, California 94132 Website
University of California-Santa Barbara 5221 Cheadle Hall, Santa Barbara, California 93106 Website
Colorado
University of Colorado Boulder Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0017 Website
University of Denver 2199 S. University Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80208 Website
Regis University 3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, Colorado 80221-1099 Website
Colorado College 14. E Cache La Poudre St., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903 Website
Connecticut
Wesleyan University 237 High St, Middletown, Connecticut 06459 Website
Yale University Woodbridge Hall, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 Website
Fairfield University 1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195 Website
Quinnipiac University Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518 Website
Connecticut College 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, Connecticut 06320-4196 Website
Delaware
Wilmington University 320 Dupont Hwy, New Castle, Delaware 19720 Website
District of Columbia
Howard University 2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001 Website
Gallaudet University 800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002-3695 Website
American University 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001 Website
Florida
University of Central Florida 4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816 Website
Southeastern University 1000 Longfellow Blvd, Lakeland, Florida 33801-6034 Website
Jacksonville University 2800 University Blvd N, Jacksonville, Florida 32211-3394 Website
University of Miami University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33146 Website
Palm Beach Atlantic University 901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 Website
Lynn University 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-5598 Website
Eckerd College 4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711-4700 Website
The University of Tampa 401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33606-1490 Website
Miami Dade College 300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33132-2297 Website
Florida State University 222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 Website
Ringling College of Art and Design 2700 North Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, Florida 34234-5895 Website
Georgia
Emory University 408 Administration Building, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 Website
Georgia State University 33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083 Website
Savannah College of Art and Design 342 Bull St, Savannah, Georgia 31402-3146 Website
Hawaii
Hawaii Pacific University 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 Website
Illinois
University of Chicago 5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637 Website
University of Illinois at Chicago 601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607 Website
DePaul University 1 E Jackson Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60604 Website
Columbia College-Chicago 600 South Michigan, Chicago, Illinois 60605-1996 Website
Indiana
Huntington University 2303 College Ave, Huntington, Indiana 46750 Website
DePauw University 313 S Locust St, Greencastle, Indiana 46135-1772 Website
Taylor University 236 W Reade Ave, Upland, Indiana 46989-1001 Website
Purdue University Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2040 Website
Grace College and Theological Seminary 200 Seminary Dr, Winona Lake, Indiana 46590-1274 Website
Iowa
Northwestern College 101 Seventh St SW, Orange City, Iowa 51041 Website
University of Iowa 101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1316 Website
Graceland University-Lamoni 1 University Place, Lamoni, Iowa 50140 Website
Kansas
Southwestern College 100 College Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156-6224 Website
University of Kansas Strong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230, Lawrence, Kansas 66045 Website
Louisiana
University of Louisiana at Lafayette 104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503 Website
Maryland
Stevenson University 1525 Greenspring Valley Rd, Stevenson, Maryland 21153-0641 Website
Maryland Institute College of Art 1300 Mount Royal Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21217-4134 Website
McDaniel College 2 College Hill, Westminster, Maryland 21157 Website
Massachsetts
Massachusetts College of Art and Design 621 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5882 Website
Massachusettes
Fitchburg State University 160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-2697 Website
Massachusetts
Bard College at Simon's Rock 84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230-9702 Website
Smith College Elm St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063 Website
Northeastern University 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005 Website
Wellesley College 106 Central St, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481-8203 Website
Boston College 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467 Website
Brandeis University 415 South St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454-9110 Website
Wheaton College 26 E Main St, Norton, Massachusetts 02766 Website
Suffolk University 8 Ashburton Place, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2770 Website
Emerson College 120 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116-4624 Website
Clark University 950 Main St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-1477 Website
Amherst College Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5000 Website
Mount Holyoke College 50 College Street, South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075-1489 Website
Hampshire College 893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001 Website
Michigan
Wayne State University 656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202 Website
Northern Michigan University 1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855 Website
Oakland University 2200 North Squirrel Road, Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309-4401 Website
Spring Arbor University 106 E. Main St, Spring Arbor, Michigan 49283-9799 Website
Western Michigan University 1903 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5200 Website
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 503 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 Website
Eastern Michigan University 202 Welch Hall, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197 Website
Calvin College 3201 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546 Website
Alma College 614 W Superior, Alma, Michigan 48801-1599 Website
Andrews University 4150 Administration Drive, Room 136, Berrien Springs, Michigan 49104 Website
Grand Valley State University 1 Campus Dr, Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403 Website
Minnesota
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-0213 Website
Carleton College One North College Street, Northfield, Minnesota 55057-4001 Website
Minneapolis College of Art and Design 2501 Stevens Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404 Website
Minnesota State University - Moorhead 1104 7th Ave S, Moorhead, Minnesota 56563 Website
Augsburg College 2211 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 Website
Mississippi
Webster University 470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119-3194 Website
Missouri
Washington University in St Louis One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899 Website
Kansas City Art Institute 4415 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, Missouri 64111-1874 Website
Stephens College 1200 E Broadway, Columbia, Missouri 65215 Website
Calvary Bible College and Theological Seminary 15800 Calvary Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64147-1341 Website
Missouri Western State University 4525 Downs Dr, Saint Joseph, Missouri 64507 Website
Montana
The University of Montana Missoula, Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812 Website
Montana State University Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717 Website
New Hampshire
Dartmouth College 207 Parkhurst Hall, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755-3529 Website
Keene State College 229 Main Street, Keene, New Hampshire 03435-1506 Website
New Jersey
Kean University 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, New Jersey 07083 Website
Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham 285 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940 Website
Montclair State University 1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road, Montclair, New Jersey 07043-1624 Website
Rutgers University-Newark 249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, New Jersey 07102 Website
New Mexico
Eastern New Mexico University 1500 S Ave K, Portales, New Mexico 88130 Website
University of New Mexico 1700 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106 Website
New Mexico State University 2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001 Website
New mexico
New Mexico Highlands University University Ave, Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701 Website
New York
Cornell University 300 Day Hall, Ithaca, New York 14853 Website
New York University 70 Washington Sq South, New York, New York 10012-1091 Website
CUNY Brooklyn College 2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11210 Website
Barnard College 3009 Broadway, New York, New York 10027-6598 Website
CUNY City College 160 Convent Ave, New York, New York 10031 Website
CUNY College of Staten Island 2800 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, New York 10314 Website
Ithaca College 953 Danby Rd, Ithaca, New York 14850-7002 Website
CUNY Hunter College 695 Park Ave, New York, New York 10065 Website
CUNY Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, New York 11367 Website
St. John's University-New York 8000 Utopia Pky, Queens, New York 11439 Website
SUNY at Binghamton 4400 Vestal Parkway East, Vestal, New York 13850-6000 Website
Long Island University 720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, New York 11548-1300 Website
Syracuse University Crouse Hinds Hall, Suite 600, Syracuse, New York 13244-5040 Website
Pratt Institute 200 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11205 Website
University of Rochester Wilson Blvd. - Wallis Hall, Rochester, New York 14627-0011 Website
University at Buffalo 12 Capen Hall, Buffalo, New York 14260-1660 Website
Rochester Institute of Technology 1 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, New York 14623-5603 Website
Vassar College 124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, New York 12604 Website
New york
Wells College 170 State Rte 90, Aurora, New York 13026-0500 Website
Pace University-New York 1 Pace Plaza, New York, New York 10038-1598 Website
SUNY at Purchase College 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, New York 10577-1400 Website
SUNY College at Oswego 7060 State Route 104, Oswego, New York 13126 Website
North carolina
University of North Carolina School of the Arts 1533 South Main St., Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27117-2189 Website
North Carolina
University of North Carolina Wilmington 601 South College Road, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5963 Website
Ohio
Hiram College Hinsdale Hall Third Floor, Hiram, Ohio 44234-0067 Website
Oberlin College 70 N Professor St, Oberlin, Ohio 44074 Website
Bowling Green State University 220 McFall Ctr, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403 Website
Ohio State University 190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, Ohio 43210 Website
Denison University 100 West College Rd, Granville, Ohio 43023-0713 Website
Ohio University 020 Chubb Hall, Athens, Ohio 45701-2979 Website
Kenyon College Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio 43022 Website
Wright State University 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio 45435-0001 Website
University of Toledo 2801 W Bancroft, Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390 Website
Cleveland State University 2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2214 Website
Columbus College of Art and Design 60 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43215 Website
Baldwin Wallace University 275 Eastland Rd, Berea, Ohio 44017-2088 Website
Oklahoma
Oklahoma City University 2501 N Blackwelder, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73106-1402 Website
University of Oklahoma 660 Parrington Oval, Norman, Oklahoma 73019-3072 Website
University of Tulsa 800 South Tucker Drive, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104-3189 Website
Oregon
Willamette University 900 State St, Salem, Oregon 97301 Website
Portland State University 724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201 Website
University of Oregon Eugene, OR Website
George Fox University 414 N Meridian St, Newberg, Oregon 97132 Website
Pennsylvania
Bryn Mawr College 101 N Merion Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010 Website
DeSales University 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, Pennsylvania 18034-9568 Website
La Roche College 9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237-5898 Website
Drexel University 3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 Website
Lafayette College High St, Easton, Pennsylvania 18042-1768 Website
Pennsylvania State University 201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589 Website
Swarthmore College 500 College Ave, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081 Website
Point Park University 201 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-1984 Website
Carnegie Mellon University 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890 Website
Temple University 1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096 Website
University of Pennsylvania 34th and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303 Website
The University of the Arts 320 S Broad St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102-4901 Website
Chatham University Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232 Website
Saint Joseph's University 5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395 Website
Muhlenberg College 2400 Chew Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104 Website
Rhode Island
University of Rhode Island Green Hall, 35 Campus Avenue, Kingston, Rhode Island 02881 Website
Rhode island
Rhode Island College 600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908 Website
Rhode Island School of Design 2 College St, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-2784 Website
South Carolina
University of South Carolina-Columbia Columbia-Campus, Columbia, South Carolina 29208 Website
Tennessee
Watkins College of Art Design & Film 2298 Rosa L Parks Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37228 Website
Belmont University 1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3757 Website
Southern Adventist University 4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370 Website
Carson-Newman University 1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760 Website
Trevecca Nazarene University 333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210 Website
Vanderbilt University 2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240 Website
Texas
Southern Methodist University 6425 Boaz St, Dallas, Texas 75275-0221 Website
Utah
Brigham Young University-Provo Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602 Website
University of Utah 201 Presidents Cir, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Website
Vermont
Bennington College One College Drive, Bennington, Vermont 05201-6003 Website
Burlington College 351 North Ave, Burlington, Vermont 05401 Website
Marlboro College 2582 South Rd, Marlboro, Vermont 05344-0300 Website
Champlain College 163 S. Willard St, Burlington, Vermont 05401 Website
Middlebury College Old Chapel, Middlebury, Vermont 05753 Website
University of Vermont 85 S Prospect St, Burlington, Vermont 05405-0160 Website
Virginia
Hollins University 7916 Williamson Rd NW, Roanoke, Virginia 24020 Website
University of Richmond 28 Westhampton Way, University of Richmond, Virginia 23173 Website
George Mason University 4400 University Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444 Website
Virginia Commonwealth University 910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512 Website
Washington
Seattle University 900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340 Website
Northwest University 5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98083-0579 Website
Eastern Washington University 526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496 Website
Central Washington University 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7501 Website
Wisconsin
Wisconsin Lutheran College 8800 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226-4699 Website
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-0413 Website