The University of Texas in Austin has very modern facilities available to students in the film programs which include a state-of-the-art production studio and a green screen which is bigger than anything else found in between the coasts. The faculty members are equally as impressive, and most have worked in the industry themselves. Including production designer Adriana Serrano and former alumnus Matthew McConaughey who regularly returns to teach. He speaks very highly of his alma mater, claiming that “everything you need is here: the education, the tools, the creativity of Austin as a canvas.
All you need to do is bring your point of view.” The University of Texas is a large institution and campus life is friendly and lively. The film scene in Austin is nothing to be scoffed at, having nurtured some fantastic filmmakers over the years. Notable University of Texas alumni include Marcia Gay Harden, Wes Anderson, Robert Rodriguez, and Mark and Jay Duplass.