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Full Sail University Reviews of Bachelor's in Film Production

17 Reviews

Locations:   Winter Park (FL) 

Annual Tuition: $25,687

64% of students said this degree improved their career prospects
76% of students said they would recommend this program to others
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Student Reviews - Bachelor's in Film Production

Student Reviews - Bachelor's in Film Production

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Reviewed: 8/30/2023

Degree: Film Production

I see a lot of negative reviews about FullSail and I’m sure everyone has their own experiences but to me it is what you make it. On thing I can say about FullSail is it is hard work. But you are provided with everything you need to complete your assignments. The instructions won’t hold your hand early on in my classes an instructor told me if I only do what the school requires I would be doing a disservice to my self and I need to shoot and do research outside of the course curriculum. Now I’m a... Read More

Tim S

Reviewed: 8/8/2022

Degree: Film Production

As a current student in the Film Bachelors program, my overall rating should be in the negative. Once you are in the program, responses to phone calls or emails are non-existent. I emailed the program director 3 months ago and never received a response. Financial Aid, neglects to inform you on issues pertaining to your funding until you ask questions and then they are rude. Phone calls are never returned. Instructors are previous students with little to no experience in the field to which they are... Read More

Not good

Reviewed: 7/3/2021

Degree: Film Production

Teachers are mostly made of school graduates instead of industry professionals. Teachers have given completely false information about the "real world" of film. Career development does absolutely nothing to help. They barely reached out to me once I graduated and every attempt I made to ask for advice has basically been to tell me I should have moved somewhere else or that I should work for free as an intern. Having a job after graduation was an incentive for me and I have not been able to find a... Read More


Reviewed: 1/12/2021

Degree: Film Production

Full Sail is a great school for a person who wants to be in the film industry, but has no idea where to start. For me, the Film Production program was eye-opening. Knowing what I know now, I should've taken a job as a PA or an intern instead of going to film school, but I wouldn't have known that without going to film school, so it all works out...I guess. When I enrolled, I knew next to nothing about how films and TV shows were made. I knew my way around a DSLR camera and I was aware of the job... Read More


Reviewed: 2/28/2020

Degree: Film Production

As an online student at Full Sail, I have had numerous issues with my classes due to malfunctioning gear or software. I really like this school, don't get me wrong, but their support team is trash. They are very friendly, but rarely help solve problems. Most of the time they recommend I speak to the software/hardware companies that produce the products, or transfer me to another team, after long holding periods with no results. This does not help me in any way when it comes to turning in assignments.... Read More


Reviewed: 9/11/2019

Degree: Film Production

I'm really disappointed with my experience with full sail University. My experience is that this school doesn't care about it's students. Many of the teachers are lazy and unprofessional. Most of my teachers were really arrogant and not teaching me current material. They give you assignments that you can find on YouTube yourself and the school doesn't on the material. I felt misled by the Full Sail and taking advantage of. I highly recommend NOT attending full sail.

He Who Shall Not Be Named

Reviewed: 1/14/2018

Degree: Film Production

This program taught me a lot about the ins and outs of filmmaking. Is it the best film program in the country? No but it is a good program. Most of my instructors were very professional and helped when needed. The Pros would be the launch box kit you receive from the school, it is filled with everything you need to begin your journey into the art of film. Another pro is the fact that this is an accelerated program which helps you obtain your degree in a shorter amount of time than usual. I have made... Read More


Reviewed: 6/21/2017

Degree: Film Production

Full Sail University is a great school in my opinion. I know many people who don't finish or have success after they graduate have plenty of horrible things to say about FSU. The truth is, if you look at ANY college you will have a huge list of graduates saying they "can't find work" with their degree. People have to realize, the degrees you get from full sail are unique. These are not "trade" jobs like construction, engineering, etc. These are degrees for the ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY. You have to... Read More

Tamesha Snider

Reviewed: 3/22/2017

Degree: Film Production

Full Sail is a very fast paced school. Before a student decides to attend here you must make sure school is your only priority. The staff is what makes this the best school in America! The networking is awesome if you have to apply yourself. I still communicate with everyone m, and my professors reach out from time to time to make sure I'm doing good.

Gideon Miller

Reviewed: 2/26/2017

Degree: Film Production

This school most has a lot more cons than it does pros. The pros of Full Sail University is the launch box and...... that's about it. The cons of this school is that it lacks diversity among teachers, and they expect you to teach yourself the assignments. Half the time they could not provide me the material to complete my assignments. Most of the teachers there are angry condescending has beens who peaked in the 1990's who cannot find work now. Paying 60,0000 to be taught by know it all has beens.... Read More

James Steed

Reviewed: 2/19/2017

Degree: Film Production

I loved Full Sail University for it's year round curriculum and highly dedicated instructors and staff. I gained skills that helped to propel me through my term in the military as a collateral public affairs officer and now after earning my GI bill I am planning to go back to school and earn my Masters of Fine Arts in Film!

Fallen Feather Films

Reviewed: 1/16/2017

Degree: Film Production

I had a great experience at Full Sail University. So many great memories were made at that school. Though most importantly the amazing teachers. These teachers will stick with you all the way through even after graduation. If you have a question about anything with the industry they will keep teaching you. Even though you have them for one month they truly do become family. I look Facebook and so many success stories from classmates that I graduated with. I went off to working for my own video production... Read More


Reviewed: 12/2/2016

Degree: Film Production

So I thought I would review my Full Sail experience, as I am currently enrolled in an online course, with a few months till completion. First, some of the bad things you hear about Full Sail are true. For me, the one major issue is the lack of communication from some teachers. Some of them don't really teach, they just outline what they want you to do and don't offer any real feedback. I have heard from some students that get very frustrated. I already had a lot of experience using much of the software... Read More


Reviewed: 3/31/2016

Degree: Film Production

A complete waste of time. I could have networked in popular film environments and landed a job. Saving me 80k in debt. Egotistical teachers and horrible learning techniques. Met nice people that's all that was interesting about that place. I wouldn't advise anyone to go here. When I was looking at colleges I thought that the bad reviews weren't a deal breaker but I was wrong.

past student

Reviewed: 8/4/2015

Degree: Film Production

Great education as a technician. Not so much on the creative aspect. Fast degree and lots of debt.


Reviewed: 7/27/2015

Degree: Film Production

It was fast, and efficient. I wish that the courses were longer. I wish that we had been helped more after college to get into the work force.

C. Good

Reviewed: 8/9/2014

Degree: Film Production

The Digital Cinematography BS program is great for those who are interested in the latest digital formats for filming. It's a comprehensive course, packed with lots of practical information and projects to get you up and running. It's an accelerated curriculum and is not for those who need the classroom interaction to get motivated. In order to succeed and get the most out of the course, you have to be self-motivated and really want to learn and apply the techniques and information.

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