FSU College of Motion Picture Arts

FSU film school ranks as one of the best in nation

The Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts has jumped six spots to No. 13 in national rankings compiled by one of the entertainment industry’s top publications. Among public universities, FSU ranked No. 4. In its annual list of Top 25 American film schools, The Hollywood Reporter highlighted the FSU film school’s emphasis on […]

FSU students invited to screen their films at Cannes Film Festival

Two Florida State University students are getting the opportunity of a lifetime after being invited to screen their films at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival alongside some of the most famous filmmakers in the world. Alex McFry and William Stead, students at FSU’s College of Motion Picture Arts, are in Cannes this week preparing to […]

FSU film student wins national award for documentary on ‘bionic woman’

A Florida State University film student has won a prestigious award from the Television Academy Foundation for his documentary about a Florida woman who lives with a bionic arm and considers herself a human cyborg. Chris Violette, a junior in the College of Motion Picture Arts, was named the winner of the Loreen Arbus Focus […]

FSU graduate Barry Jenkins earns another Oscar nomination

Florida State University film school phenom and Academy Award winner Barry Jenkins has earned his third Oscar nomination. When the 2019 Academy Award nominations were announced today, the movie director and screenwriter received a nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay for his film “If Beale Street Could Talk.” Jenkins adapted the screenplay from the 1974 novel […]

FSU’s film school earns Top 20 national ranking

The Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts is one of the best film schools in the nation, checking in at No. 19 on The Hollywood Reporter’s annual list of Top 25 Film Schools. This month, the entertainment industry magazine ranked the best film schools using such criteria as the quality of faculty and […]

FSU to host documentary screening on long-time human rights activist

The Florida State University Center for the Advancement of Human Rights along with the FSU College of Motion Picture Arts will host a screening of their jointly produced documentary on a U.S. human rights activist desperately seeking answers about her husband’s disappearance and murder. The documentary, “40 Years Searching for the Truth,” examines the journey […]

Braddock named dean of College of Motion Picture Arts

Florida State University Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sally McRorie has appointed Reb Braddock as the new dean of the College of Motion Picture Arts, effective June 1. Braddock has served twice as the college’s interim dean, most recently since January. One of the architects of FSU’s film school, he has been […]