Definition of film school in US English:

film school

noun

  • An institution that specializes in courses in film studies or film-making.

adjective

  • Of or relating to a film school or film schools; specifically (derogatory) characteristic of the work of a student who has just graduated from such an institution, in being derivative, employing basic or clichéd techniques, etc.

Origin

1920s (in an earlier sense). From film + school.

Pronunciation

film school

/ˈfɪlm skuːl/