Film making is emerging profession, especially for youngster. This is profession that has no limitation of age. One can start his or her film career at any age. But, how? Now every star you are familiar with started as a huge star. All they have stepped through a struggling hard times before accomplishing the applause and limelight of film industry. Most of them has played tiny roles in short films during infancy of their career. So starting as a short filmmaker, you can have a great time to start your career.
Every young filmmaker has to face different problems like heavy competition, financial insecurity, career insecurity, lack of confidence and guidance, etc. at their start. Making a path to film industry is more ambiguous than making career in any other profession. As you make your way to the top, path gets narrower. Millions of people around the globe are putting enormous effort to pursue this creative endeavor. The competition is so stiff and everyone is trying to get spotted in limelight of film festivals. Your confidence and passion are the only keys to withstand this competition.
Short filmmaker need not to join any film school nor they need to hold any degree in film making. A beginner can make a short film with low or no budget at all. Characters in these films can be played by family member or friends. You can also ask friends for help who are enrolled with film school or have any experience in this field. You’re director, script writer and producer yourself. You have to lead entire crew in right direction and oversee all arrangements yourself.
To enter the industry, it is important to have relationship with some reliable person who can direct you. To get more and more opportunities for young creativity, try to create viable connections with
producers, directors and other professionals related to film industry. There is a lot learn directly or indirectly from these people.
Film festivals provide great opportunities to youngster to grow their film career. After making short films, all they need is to submit short film with these film festivals. Jury at the festival selects top films and film maker is awarded for this. It provides them a chance to work with huge film professionals. So if you have passion and enthusiasm, nobody could stop you from pursuing this creative endeavor.
By FlanellKamerasFilm from Pixabay