Twenty-Six Film Schools You Should Know

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

BACKSTAGE -- San Francisco State University’s School of Cinema offers filmmaking majors in documentary, experimental, and fiction and gives students in each track an opportunity to focus on cinematography, directing, editing and sound. The school also offers an animation emphasis. The program is centered around creative expression, critical thinking and social engagement.

Notable alumni include Academy Award–winning sound engineer Gloria Borders, sound designer Christopher Boyes, screenwriter Steve Zaillian, filmmaker Ethan Van der Ryn and producer Jonas Rivera, as well as Oscar-nominated screenwriter Lisa Cholodenko (The Kids Are All Right), producer Bill Johnson (Secretariat, I Love You, Man) and television executive David Sacks.