June 3, 2017
The answer is pretty clear—no. But if you’re not going to learn filmmaking within the hallowed halls of a distinguished university, where are you going to do it?
The debate over whether or not one should go to film school to become a filmmaker has become less fiery over the last several years. The internet and an active creative community ensures that most of the important information you’ll need in order to learn at least the basics of the craft is readily available to almost anyone who wants it. However, for those who have decided to forgo the four-year film degree in favor of semi-autodidacticism, you’ll want to know about some resources for getting your learn on. Ryan Connolly provides some excellent ideas in this video from Film Riot.