This section covers topics on the nature of film making, the day to day workings of film crews, pre and post production and tips on getting jobs in the film industry and television. A lot of the skills you will develop whilst working in film production, regardless of your specific film job, are related to understanding the diverse nature of roles within the production and the inter-relationships between jobs. Because a on a temporary production and broad range of skill-sets and people come together to work for a brief period of time, individuals need to be able to quickly ‘feather’ into the production without causing upsets to the fast flow of information. Thus understanding one’s own place in the hierarchy and the jobs which are beside, above, below… their demands and needs, is critical to an efficient and successful film production.
The Culture of the Film Industry
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