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Survey says: USC takes No. 1 among film schools

According to The Hollywood Reporter, ‘USC grads make entertainment happen’

July 31, 2014

Who’s tops in film? According to a survey by The Hollywood Reporter, it’s the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

In its fourth annual survey to rank the nation’s best film schools, The Hollywood Reporter received more than 2,300 ballots from guilds, film experts and schools. The USC School of Cinematic Arts finished No. 1, prompting the industry observer to declare it “the uncatchable Moby Dick of film schools.”

Check out the rankings to read comments from Dean Elizabeth Daley and see the whole top 25 list for 2014.