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Breaking into the Film Industry

Raindance Film Festival
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About Breaking into the Film Industry
If you want to work in the film industry as a writer, director, producer or crew, your chances of success will succeed if you make a plan of attack for breaking into the film industry. Learn how to identify particular areas of interest to you, and how to find and approach the people who can help and hire you.

This class is part of the Filmmaker’s Foundation Certificate course.

What will it cover?

Creating a showreel
Presenting yourself: CV’s and query letters
How to break in as a writer, a director or producer
Getting jobs in a film crew: sound, camera, art department, post-production etc.

What will you achieve?
By the end of the class, you will be able to identify key areas of focus and put together a personalised plan for breaking into the film industry which supports your particular aspirations, including networking and career development opportunities.

How will you be taught?
This class is taught lecture-style with opportunities for students to ask the tutor questions.

Who should attend?
Breaking into the Film Industry is suitable for anyone with aspirations of working in film, including students, career-changers, hobbyists and those new to filmmaking.

What they’re saying?
Just wanted to drop a quick e-mail to say how brilliant I found the Breaking into Film class. I watched the whole thing on Google Hangout (great idea, saved me the evening dash to London) and made so many notes. Really beneficial to my ‘muddle’ towards filmmaking, definitely took a lot away from it.
Luke Prince