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The Hollywood Reporter Releases 2014 List Of "Top 25 American Film Schools"

Amid fierce competition, Top 25 American Film Schools list ranks schools with "the latest tech, the most access to big names and the starriest alumni"

LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Hollywood Reporter has released its 2014 list of the Top 25 Film Schools, which ranks the nation's most distinguished teaching institutions for film production. USC's School of Cinematic Arts, NYU's Tisch School, UCLA, AFI, and California Institute of the Arts took the top five spots on the list.

The full list can be found at: www.thr.com/top25filmschools

"Each year, the film industry takes note of The Hollywood Reporter's film school rankings, and the country's top schools vie to be included," said Janice Min, Co-President/Chief Creative Officer of the Entertainment Group of Guggenheim Media. "We're proud to again present a authoritative list, based upon the widest-ever survey of industry and education insiders."

Based on an extensive survey of 2,300 industry professionals, Film Independent, American Cinematheque, and the schools themselves, the list takes into account tuition, student competitiveness, and which schools have "the latest tech, the most access to big names and the starriest alumni."

The Hollywood Reporter also noted five up-and-coming schools to watch: Art Center College of Design, Art Institute of Chicago, Northern Film School, U.K., International School of Film and Television, Cuba (EICTV), and Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles. The Hollywood Reporter also published a list of the top 15 international film schools, with the U.K.'s National Film and Television School, Lodz Film School of Poland, and La Femis in Paris taking the top three spots.  

About The Hollywood Reporter
The Hollywood Reporter is the entertainment industry's flagship media brand. With in-depth reporting, analysis, unprecedented access, world-class photography and video, and feature exclusives, The Hollywood Reporter is the definitive source for breaking entertainment and business news.

Founded in 1930 as a trade-only publication, The Hollywood Reporter reached an all-time high of 14.288 million individuals worldwide online at thr.com in March 2014, and over 224,000 readers in its weekly magazine, delivering news to an audience of industry power players and consumers deeply invested in entertainment content. The Hollywood Reporter's platforms include an award-winning weekly magazine, dynamic web and mobile sites, festival and awards season apps, tablet, iPad editions, social media, and branded events. Follow The Hollywood Reporter on Twitter @thr and on Facebook at facebook.com/HollywoodReporter. In 2014, The Hollywood Reporter won a Los Angeles Area Emmy Award for The Hollywood Reporter in Focus: The Wolf of Wall Street.

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