How To Become A Production Designer

Reading Time: 5 minutes In this article, you’ll learn about the career of a film set production designer. If you’re interested in the visual side of filmmaking but not so much the tech. Then perhaps the role of production designer could be of interest to you. So what exactly is a production designer and how do you find work

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How To Become A Film Editor

Reading Time: 3 minutes A film editor cuts together raw footage into sequences. To put it another way, editing is the practice of assembling shots in the order in which the story unfolds. This post-production role is regarded as both technical and creative. In this article you will learn further essential details about the film editor career. What Does

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How To Become A 1st Assistant Director

Reading Time: 3 minutes The 1st Assistant Director is the director’s right-hand person. They manage the film crew so that the director can focus on the actor’s performance. Particularly, on larger film sets the more support the director needs, hence the more important this role becomes. This article will breakdown the responsibilities of a 1st AD, together with details

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How To Become A Screenwriter

Reading Time: 4 minutes Just how do you become a professional screenwriter? Screenwriting is one of the most desirable job roles in filmmaking, making success within this role especially difficult. The good news is screenwriters are highly paid, taking home an average of 2% of the films overall production budget. In this article, you will learn about how to

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How To Become A Cinematographer

Reading Time: 4 minutes The cinematographer (also known as the director of photography or DOP) is the head of the camera and lighting department on a film set. It’s the cinematographer’s responsibility to use lighting and compositional techniques to bring the story to life on screen. The cinematographer will work very closely with the director to plan out the

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How To Become A Film Producer

Reading Time: 3 minutes A film producer is a job role everyone has heard of, but most people don’t understand what a producer does. In simple terms a producer is the head of the production team, they oversee the making of the entire film. Often it’s the producer who finds the story, hires the director and secures a film’s

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How To Become A Film Runner

Reading Time: 4 minutes A film runner is the most entry-level job role in the film industry. Many filmmakers start out within this role before progressing to other positions. If you are clueless about what film job you want to pursue, then consider starting out as a film runner. This job role allows you to see first hand how

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