Is Film School For You? 5 Reasons You Should & Shouldn't Attend

Is Film School For You? 5 Reasons You Should & Shouldn't Attend

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“Should I go to film school?” is one of the most common questions of young filmmakers. Film school has many benefits: you can study film history, learn all about cinematography, find your voice as a creative filmmaker, writer, director, or whatever you aspire to be!

Of course, these pros come with cons – film school is expensive and may not be for everyone. With many online resources like Shane’s Inner Circle, and the explosion of DSLR and mirrorless cameras, film school is no longer entirely necessary to make it in Hollywood.

So in today’s episode of Ask Aputure, Nerris from the A-Team walks us through 5 reasons you should go to film school, and 5 reasons you should NOT go to film school.

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Nerris Nassiri goes through 5 pros and cons of attending film school, and helps us understand that it can be helpful to someone aspiring to be a filmmaker, but isn’t necessary to success in Hollywood. Aputure’s YouTube channel provides free high quality cinematography, lighting, and filmmaking educational content to help you take your film projects to the next level.

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