Please upload or summarise the crew test you did with Rupert
Describe the structure and interrelationships of the production department. You can use a diagram or similar if you wish
A production department requires great team work among different roles on set. There are five areas I’d like to consider are vital in the production department. Firstly there are the creatives such as the director of photography who makes sure the camera team run smoothly on set, the sound team, and the designers who are allocated to the visuals of the film including costume, special effects and set design. The producer and director help organise the film production and are the more long term roles as they have further responsibilities in terms of time. Last but not the least, for the post-production the editing team is needed to polish the film and master the content from the production.
Describe at least 2 potentional progression routes into the film industry (e.g. university, apprenticeships, entry level work, film festivals etc)
Apprenticeships for film/tv institutions such as the BFI, BBC, Warner Brothers are ways to get recruited in a job in the film industry. They tend to recruit people they know.
There are schemes you can apply to which can lead to connections to industry professionals who can consider offering you a place in the industry if the effort is put in.
Try to get filming and your name out there as much as possible whether it is an online film competition, film festival or on social media. People’s familiarity of your work or name represents your status.
What do you plan to do when the academy is finished?
I aim to apply to other film courses which the academy introduced to the participants like the BFI Film Academy at NFTS and attend film festivals and events.
Briefly describe the job of one of your tutors, and what they have done in their career
One of my tutors is a cinematographer who started off as a runner in the film industry. His BA degree in Textiles in the prestigious University for creative arts, Central Saint Martins led to his current career which shows that the film industry appreciates different specialties outside film.
What is the wider creative media sector? (think about music, costume, advertising, animation, theatre, games etc)
Video game is a growing industry globally which offers a chance for consumers to experience a hyper-reality.
Explain how film production connects to the wider creative media sector
It has similar elements to film like story-telling, constructing characters and developing visual images. A game is begins with an idea, the same as it does to film.
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