There’s a lot that goes into Lights, Camera, Action! Filmmaking runs on creativity, technical prowess, and vision
For every name that appears on the movie poster, there are dozens–even hundreds–more needed to get a movie made. All working behind the scenes to make sure what appears on the screen looks and sounds its very best. Even on more independent films, countless processes are in place to get to opening night.
But it’s learning from those different positions, jobs, and tasks that give you the skills to become a complete filmmaker. There are technical and artistic aspects to lighting, sound, and camera operation, and collaboration between the two sides is crucial. From the screenwriter to the producer to the director, cinematographer, and editor, making a movie is never a one-person production.
Explore diverse film careers, from choreographer to film director, offering vast creativity and technical growth.