leap to Directing or Producing your own projects. The ways to go about making that leap is complex enough for many articles so we won’t go into that here, but it is a good idea to have an idea of what kind of position you want after you graduate and hone your skills in school for that specific role while you are still a student.
The Film and Television industries are very social industries. The vast majority of people in ‘the business’ work with many of the same people over and over again and it is all based on friendships and close working relationships. Film school is your first opportunity to create a starting network that you will then leverage when out of school to make the leap into the legitimate industry. Make sure to be involved in as many clubs and go to as many functions as you can. Make your goal to meet every person in your