Graduates of the Film Studies Program have a new opportunity in film and video production. Of course, every possible opportunity comes a challenge – and in this case the challenge is to find funding for your employer or your projects.
With the advent of digital equipment the scope of film and video production increased. As usual the Hollywood film production is no longer the only way of a career for film graduates. There are a multitude of possibilities in audio and visual applications across the company, government and entertainment industry. This means more opportunities for graduates interested in producing their own film and video projects, or to get the most interesting positions with the major film and video producers.
Funding has been a big word for years in the film industry. The “blue suits” and the banker’s cold heart are synonymous with the enemy of creation. However, in this new era the opportunity must be the “blue suit” and creativity.
How can we find a way to learn more about financing films, budget films, etc.? First, let’s look at the film studies programs.
There are many movie studio programs available now that I find confused and have worked in the film industry for over 20 years. Universities take a degree of approach to the liberal arts to their curricula and universities / schools take particular technical practical approach. In any case, it is indisputable that the film Studios are the big companies. The following excerpt from the New York Times Company, published
March 6, 2005 ©, clearly has the size of a commercial reality of film studio:
“Nearly 600 colleges and universities in the US programs offer movie studios or related subjects, a number that has grown over the years … At the University of Southern California, the School Of Cinema-Television is the oldest National Film School (created in 1929), half of college students 16500 take at least one film college / television class “.