Careers in Film


The television and film industry is an integral part of society. Nearly every day you’re exposed to broadcast media, whether you’re walking down the street, driving in your car or watching TV on your couch. For those who are captivated and intrigued by media productions, obtaining a degree in film will give you the opportunity to be the creative mind behind those popular productions. Whether you want to work independently, or for a large studio like Warner Bros, a film degree will help you get there.

Having a degree in film will prepare you to work in a number of different positions in the film industry, which are generally categorized into pre-production, production, and post-production. In film school you’ll learn how to finalize scripts, create storyboards and flesh out a film’s story, as well as prepare budgets, operate recording equipment and use editing software. These skills will position you to become a successful film-career candidate.

There are a vast amount of career options within the field industry, whether your work is free-lance or with an established company. It’s helpful to think about the long list of credits at the end of a movie to grasp how many people are involved. It takes a large team of diversely talented individuals to create and produce feature films, and earning your film degree will help identify which route is best for you. Below we list a handful of possible careers within film. Click each individually to find out more.

Get information on film production degrees by using the form on this page.  School representatives will guide you through the process and answer any questions you might have.


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