Why Do You Want A Degree In Film?
I just added an article to the 4Filmmaking.com lessons about the value of a degree in film. Click on over to have a read. As film schools crank out graduates with degrees in film faster and faster I hear more and more industry insiders saying they think most of those students are wasting their time and money.
One prominent film educator has created some controversy by claiming that only 1% of those degrees in film will lead to even a marginally successful career in filmmaking. If that’s true what are some other options?
A Degree In Film Isn’t The Only Way To Hollywood Fame And Fortune
The whole subject is very much open to debate but before students sign up for four years and perhaps $100,000 of their parent’s money maybe they need to ask some tough questions of the film schools.
- 5 Directors Besides M. Night Shyamalan Who Should Go Back To Film School (screenjunkies.com)
It seems a degree in film carries no where near the potential for earnings and work that an equal cost degree in business carries. If this is of interest then check out my article about degrees in film.