- How did you start this blog?
Since I was a little child, I enjoyed watching documentaries on how movies were made. When I grew up, I became passionate about technology and started reading about the latest tools used in filmmaking. I built a career as a filmmaker. During this time, I gained a lot of experience and knowledge in this industry. When I discovered that there are many people sharing the same passion, I decided to build this blog as a community for those who want to know more about the film industry.
- How do I start a career in filmmaking?
The first thing you need to have is a passion for this industry. Filmmaking is not an easy job. It asks for a lot of hours of filming, brainstorming, and effort. So, if you are not passionate about the subject you won’t be able to resist. Moreover, you will need to obtain a degree in filmmaking and start making contacts. Get your first contracts and start building a portfolio. The rest will follow.
- What skills do you need to be a successful filmmaker?
Communication skills are very important. You will need to transmit your ideas clearly and efficiently. Moreover, creativity stays at the foundation of your career as a filmmaker. You will need it to put your actors in different circumstances and enhance your movie’s action to attract viewers.
- How useful is a film degree for a career in this industry?
A film degree is very useful when you want to build a career in this industry. There are various colleges and universities in the world where you can learn everything about filmmaking. However, you shouldn’t stop here and try to build a strong portfolio if you want to be successful. The film degree is just the first step.