Film School Rejects
Type of site
Film blog
Available inEnglish
HeadquartersAustin, Texas
Created byNeil Miller
Launched February 15, 2006; 17 years ago (2006-02-15)
Current statusActive

Film School Rejects is an American blog devoted to movie reviews, interviews, film industry news, and feature commentary. It was founded by Neil Miller in February 2006.[1][2]

The site was nominated for Best News Blog by Total Film magazine and named one of the 50 best blogs for filmmakers by MovieMaker magazine.[3][4] Its weekly podcast, Reject Radio, was voted as the fourth best podcast for movie fans by[5]

Film School Rejects and its contributors have been featured and quoted in regional and national media outlets, including CNN, the Los Angeles Times, Mashable, and American Public Media.[6][7] The site's April Fools' Day pranks have been covered on MTV,[8] Fandango,[9] and BuzzFeed.[10][unreliable source]

Awards and recognitions


  1. ^ Savlov, Marc (June 18, 2010). "The Cool Keeps On". The Austin Chronicle. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016.
  2. ^ Hynes, Thomas (April 27, 2012). "A Brief Blog Profile: Film School Rejects". PR Newswire. Archived from the original on July 28, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "2010 Blog Awards: Best News Blog". Total Film. December 1, 2009. Archived from the original on November 10, 2012.
  4. ^ a b Pahle, Rebecca (January 21, 2010). "50 Best Blogs for Moviemakers". MovieMaker. Archived from the original on January 27, 2010.
  5. ^ a b Hall, Jacob S. (July 18, 2012). "The Ten Greatest Movie Podcasts Any Fan Should Subscribe To". Archived from the original on September 11, 2019.
  6. ^ France, Lisa Respers (July 20, 2012). "Shootings cast pall over 'Dark Knight Rises' blockbuster weekend". CNN. Archived from the original on May 6, 2019.
  7. ^ Beggs, Scott (July 31, 2012). "'The Hobbit' to be turned into three films" (Interview). Interviewed by Jeff Horwich. Marketplace Business. Archived from the original on June 21, 2013.
  8. ^ Rosenberg, Adam (April 1, 2010). "April Fools 2010 Pranks Around The Movie-Loving Blogosphere". MTV.
  9. ^ Davis, Erik (April 1, 2010). "The Five: Best Movie-Related April Fool's Day Pranks". Fandango. Archived from the original on April 11, 2016.
  10. ^ apriltruth (Apr 1, 2010). "April Fools Prank Watch". BuzzFeed.
  11. ^ "Top 50 Movies blogs". Blogrank. Blogmetrics.
  12. ^ Fall, Christine (April 10, 2008). "Site of the Week: Film School Rejects". AMC. Archived from the original on May 6, 2012.