Film School Rejects
Type of site
Film blog
Available inEnglish
HeadquartersAustin, Texas
Created byNeil Miller
Launched February 15, 2006; 15 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 The New York Times, 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.