Film School: A Practical Guide to an Impractical Decision from Focal Press is a guide to applying and getting into film school, and thriving both in school and in the industry itself. It has applications for prospective students as well as for those already enrolled in a film school. The book covers the undergraduate and graduate admission process.
The book covers how to choose between schools, how to avoid debt, succeed at festivals, and transition out of a film school and into the work world. Author Jason B. Kohl is a filmmaker with an MFA in Directing from UCLA. His thesis film received acclaim and played at SXSW, BFI London, Locarno, Ann Arbor and was a Student Academy Award finalist.