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Columbia College Hollywood Takes Part in "Every 15 Minutes" Program

May 12, 2017

Tarzana, May 10, 2017: The number of DUI related auto deaths in the United States on a yearly basis is alarming. It is only when we begin to look at the daily statistics and the ones that involve ...

15 Easy Ways to Improve Your GPA

May 9, 2017

Grade Point Average, or GPA is a number that represents the average of all of a student's course grades throughout their high school career. But if you are looking to raise yours, you probably ...

4 Super Hero Effects You Can Use in Your Next Film

May 2, 2017

  Over the last decade or so, super hero movies have gotten unbelievably popular. In the last five years alone we've seen Man of Steel, Thor, Suicide Squad, Iron Man, The Amazing Spiderman, Deadpool, ...

3 Rules Every Beginning Cinematographer Needs to Know

April 18, 2017

In the world of cinematography, there are no rules. I know, it's surprising to hear that with a title like "3 Rules Every Beginning Cinematographer Should Know," but it is true. Just like you have ...

High School Students: 6 Ways to Get Motivated

April 11, 2017

Whether you're preparing for your final exams, the ACT, or trying to get a few college applications done, getting motivated can be incredibly difficult. With summer vacation just around the corner, ...

High School Students: Finding Time for Film

April 4, 2017

It is your senior year of high school. Every day you wake up and go to school. After school, you have practice for that sport, a meeting for that club, or rehearsal for that show. After that, you ...

10 Ways to Improve Your Study Habits

March 30, 2017

  Whether you are preparing for a final exam or just an upcoming quiz, studying can be tough to manage. It seems like every time you open your book, you get a text or a Facebook notification, and ...

5 Tips for Writing the Perfect College Essay

March 28, 2017

Your college essay reveals something important about you. It goes beyond your grades and your extracurriculars. It shows more than your SAT and ACT scores ever could. It makes you more than just a ...

Editing 101: 7 Editing Cuts You NEED to Know

March 23, 2017

Batman has his utility belt; Iron Man his suit. Thor? His hammer. And you… you have your cuts. To be an editor of super proportion, you must arm yourself with as many different types of editing cuts ...

Film Majors: Bouncing Back from Failure

March 21, 2017

              "Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill                      "Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this ...