November 26, 2017

Watch: Essential Advice for First-Time Filmmakers

Half of the battle of being a filmmaker is knowing how to take your first step.

Being a filmmaker is a lifelong journey that is full of excitement and frustrations, and if you have yet to embark on yours, it can be tricky knowing where to start. What do you need to know about the craft and the industry? What are the first steps you need to take and what kinds of challenges are you going to face once you make them? Well, to give you a better idea of what you’re in for, director Rubidium Wu answers many of these questions in the video below. Check it out!

“It’s nice to have creative control, it’s nice to be in charge, but that comes with this huge weight of responsibility.”

Every filmmaker’s journey is going to look different. Some go to film school, some don’t. Some have friends in the industry who get them meetings, some have to claw their way onto sets. Regardless of where or who you are or what assets you do or don’t have, Wu’s advice will definitely help you. Here are a few takeaways from the video:

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Source: NoFilmSchool