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Film School by Jason B. Kohl

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Chapter oneTen Reasons to Go to Film School

This book is an extended inquiry into film school, its value, and how to benefit most from your time there. This question has become more acute in our current era, when many film students graduate with significant student loans. So why go to film school? What follows are ten of the strongest arguments to be made for a solid film school education. These are all excellent reasons to exchange two to five years of your life for a significant sum of money.

1. Time

As filmmakers, we admire legends like Tarkovsky, Kubrick, Bergman or Spielberg for their mastery of the film form. They wow us with their unbelievable insights into the medium and demonstrate the highest form of mastery.

How these people became ...

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