Best Film Editing Schools: List of Top Schools
Film editing professionals assemble individual sequences and film shots to create an extended piece of work like a movie or television show. Film editing skills are often learned in a comprehensive program teaching additional aspects of film production. Film schools aren't ranked, so the schools discussed below are representative of the film programs currently available.
Good Film Editing Schools
Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida
The Princeton Review ranked Florida State University fourth on the list of top ten best public values for financial aid in 2010. The school was also on U.S. News and World Report's list of best universities nationwide for 2011. A Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master's of Fine Arts degree program are available in film production.
The program's core classes include film sound, production management, film aesthetics, technical support and a variety of film editing coursework. At the graduate level, students complete a comprehensive examination, finish a workshop in a film editing specialization and produce a final film project. Industry professionals are often available at the competition of this program to help new students to start their film editing careers.
- Address: 211 Westcott Bldg, Tallahassee, Florida 32306
- Phone Number: (850) 644-2525
Webster University in Saint Louis, Missouri
Webster University was ranked #24 on the list of midwest regional universities by the U.S. News and World Report in 2011. The Bachelor of Arts in Film Production degree program gives students an overview of many aspects of film production and film editing. The completion of several film projects is required to complete much of the coursework. As students learn and complete film projects, they can choose to focus their studies on film editing or other aspects of the filmmaking process. Classes available to students include film production,, filmmaking, advanced cinematography, video production and film editing.
- Address: 470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119
- Phone Number: (314) 961-2660
List of Good Film Editing Schools
|School Name||Total Student Enrollment||Address||Phone Number|
|University of Central Florida||53,401||4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando, Florida 32816||(407) 823-2000|
|New York University||43,404||70 Washington Sq. S, New York, New York 10012||(212) 998-1212|
|Florida State University||39,785||211 Westcott Bldg, Tallahassee, Florida 32306||(850) 644-2525|
|University of Southern California||34,824||University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089||(213) 740-2311|
|George Mason University||32,067||4400 University Dr., Fairfax, Virginia 22030||(703) 993-1000|
|Boston University||31,960||One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215||(617) 353-2000|
|Wayne State University||31,786||656 W Kirby St., Detroit, Michigan 48202||(313) 577-2424|
|California State University-Sacramento||29,241||6000 J St., Sacramento, California 95819||(916) 278-6011|
|University of Iowa||28,987||101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa 52242||(319) 335-3500|
|Northeastern University||27,537||360 Huntington Ave., Boston, Massachusetts 02115||(617) 373-2000|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign||43,881||601 E John St., Champaign, Illinois 61820||(217) 333-1000|
|DePaul University||25,072||55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604||(312) 362-8000|
|Columbia University||24,230||116 St. and Broadway, New York, New York 10027||(212) 854-1754|
|Ohio University||22,647||Athens, Ohio 45701||(740) 593-1000|
|Drexel University||22,493||3141 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104||(215) 895-2000|
|Southern Illinois University Carbondale||20,350||Carbondale, Illinois 62901||(618) 453-2121|
|Syracuse University||19,638||Syracuse, New York 13244||(315) 443-1870|
|Webster University||19,372||470 E Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, Missouri 63119||(314) 961-2660|
|New Mexico State University||18,526||2850 Weddell St., Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003||(575) 646-0111|
|Stanford University||18,498||Stanford, California 94305||(650) 723-2300|
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