Article by Michael Zunenshine
Studying Film Production in Canada – Entertainment – Movies
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Film schools in Canada are a great alternative to more expensive and more selective programs in the United States. This article discusses the different places in Canada to study film and what to look for in a program.
Lights. Camera. Action!
There’s a lot more to becoming a great filmmaker than being familiar with these often-heard commands. Filmmaking is one of the most collaborative art forms in the entire world. It combines writing, drama, photography, architecture, choreography, sound, music, and montage. And those are just the principle talents involved; do not forget the production teams of budgeters, schedulers and location managers. Ever watch the end credits of a movie? Hundreds of dedicated artists and technicians pull together to create cinematic magic. If you’ve ever wanted to be part of this team, or even to lead one as a director, then you’ll need the tools and resources to help you break into the industry.
Unlike some other art forms that can be easily practised at home and alone, to study film you need to immerse yourself in an institution that can provide you with the equipment as well as the collaborative team effort required to produce films. But you don’t need to pack up and move to Hollywood to get a professional film school training. Canada is quickly becoming one of the best places in the world to earn a degree in film production. Not only is it much cheaper to live and study, but Canada has a great diversity in urban settings and natural landscapes to help inspire your film locations. When planning your education, consider