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Most Helpful Review for Brooks Institute
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Larry from North Hills, CA
  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful

I am in the film program here and ever since attending my outlook on movies, television, and screenwriting has been changed drastically. Some of the teachers here may be a bit wacky, but a lot of them come from backgrounds in the industry so most know what they're talking about. I also have some friends in the Photojournalism program who have learned a lot about photo composition and have produced some fantastic work! Back to the film program, I really enjoyed some of the classes I've taken here like (Digital Audio/Video,Lighting, and Screenwriting), but for some I wish I would've...

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  • Sara from Santa Barbara, CA
  • Jan-31-2014 I am a current student here

    Brooks Institute is a superb school that treats their students like professionals. They equip students with the right tools needed to survive in the professional photography industry. They have an amazing faculty and wonderful access to beneficial opportunities.

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  • Elizabeth from Oxnard, CA
  • Jan-21-2014 I am a current student here

    This has been my dream school since sixth grade. This school is small and allows for a large amount of teacher student time. I have learned more in two classes of professional photography than i have ever imagined.

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  • Patrick from Goleta, CA
  • Jan-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Brooks is an awesome place. I don't feel like I am in school. I feel that I am in the right place to learn.

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  • Scott from Ventura, CA
  • Dec-30-2013 I am a current student here

    Brooks provides highly intensive hands on programs that are designed to prepare you for real world' work. In the three years I have attended the Brooks Institute I have grown not only as an artist/visual journalist but also as a human being. Brooks supplies the best learning environment for those who are possess a passion for the visual arts.

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  • Raymond from Port Hueneme, CA
  • Oct-23-2013 I am a current student here

    Brooks Institute is a great Art school. Specially if your into photography or Graphic Designer, They get all new software every year, so your always up to date.

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  • Kathy from Ventura, CA
  • Oct-10-2013 I am a current student here

    I would have to say it's worth- for the most part- everything that you end up having to pay for. The faculty aren't simply amateurs, but actual people who've worked in their professional field outside the world of teaching and mentoring the students, so their experiences are the real deal. The school really makes sure the students get a head start into their dream career the best they could, then again the rest is up to the student themselves.

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  • Marquis from Santa Barbara, CA
  • May-26-2013 I am a current student here

    Great program if you coming to learn about photography and all the technical aspects. It has a lot to offer for students from all over the world.

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  • Brianna from Santa Barbara, CA
  • Apr-18-2013 I am a current student here

    All of the current students I am surrounded with greatly look up to their famous and professional instructors. All of these successful instructors tell the students that the hardest thing they ever did in their life was attend and graduate Brooks Institute of Photography. But, they also say that all the hard work and possibly not even graduating will pay off if you are one of the few that do graduate; huge benefits.

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