Regardless of any fears you may have about attending film school, it is never too late to obtain your degree in Film. In fact, now is the perfect time for you to get back to school and start pursuing your dream!
Why? Check out these four reasons we believe you should apply for film school right now.
You’re Hungry for Knowledge
When you look back to your days in high school, you may not remember being completely thrilled with every class you had to take. But nowadays when it comes to learning something you are actually interested in – film – you are absolutely craving knowledge.
You devour YouTube tutorials daily. You don’t go more than a few days without watching some brilliant piece of cinematography. And you are always looking for new skills and tricks to add to your filmmaking toolbelt.
You are ready to learn. Not just in the passive way that comes with watching random special effects videos, but in an active, hands-on way. You’re ready to get your hands dirty. You’re ready to start filming. This makes now the ideal time to go to film school.
You Know What You Want to Do
Taking a gap year or two between high school and college can help you realize a lot about yourself. In the past, you may have been unsure about your future, but now you find it hard to picture yourself doing anything but film.
Deep in your gut, you know exactly what you want to do. You know that you want to make impactful films that will entertain, inform, and challenge audiences; this makes you the perfect candidate for film school.
You’re Committed to Your Craft
At this point in your life, you know what a hobby looks like; it’s something you do in your free time for fun. But it isn’t something you live for. And, well, you live for film.
You are committed to being a filmmaker, and you’ll do whatever it takes to become one of the greats. You’re ready to put in the time, effort, and dedication needed to perfect your craft. Getting a film degree is just the first step on your journey to becoming a professional.
You’re Ready to Make an Impact
You don’t just want to sleepwalk through college; you want to make a real difference. You want to use the next few years to develop a remarkable portfolio so you can take the world by storm upon graduating. You want to use college to propel you into your future of filmmaking.
In terms of character, your desire to create makes you incredibly qualified to study film.
You may be worried about going back to school. You may have fears about pursuing film in general. But hopefully, now you see that when it comes to pursuing film, there is no time like the present.
If you’re still a little concerned, check out this stat: one-third of Tribeca Flashpoint’s student population is between the ages of 19 and 25. Here, you won’t be an anomaly. In fact, you’ll fit right in.
So, are you ready to start working towards your future in film? You can take a small step by downloading our Film Guide: 6 Entry-Level Film Jobs. It will give you information on some common careers our students step into after graduating. Just click below to start exploring.