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Why Become a Filmmaker?

Do you consider yourself a creative person? Do you like storytelling and visual arts? 

If your answer is yes, then becoming a filmmaker could be the right path for you to choose.

By definition, a filmmaker is a person who directs or produces films for the cinema or television.

So why become a filmmaker? Read on!

Tell stories and share your vision

Filmmaking is a wonderful tool to tell stories and share your vision with the world. 

The art of written and visual storytelling will never go out of fashion. Our ancestors used to sit around the fire and pass down stories and tales from generation to generation. Telling stories is also a way we connect and relate to one another. 

Additionally, as a filmmaker, you have the power to convey important messages regardless of the genre.

Travel the world

Participating in international film competitions and festivals is a great way to travel and see the world. International competitions and festivals provide a wonderful opportunity to make new connections in the industry and spread the word about your ideas. That is how you mix business with pleasure! 

Leave a legacy behind

Most of us have an innate desire to make an impact in other people’s lives. Being a filmmaker is the perfect way to leave a legacy behind, and let your work live on long after you’re gone. 

Use your creative skills

Moreover, as a filmmaker (director or producer) you have the chance to use your creative thinking and leadership skills in order to execute your ideas. Don’t forget it’s always teamwork and you’ll need to surround yourself with the right group of passionate and talented individuals. 

Nowadays it’s relatively easy to get started. 

One of our most popular programs at Perth Film School is the Film Making Course. 

During the first 4 weeks of our 6-week program, you’ll learn about pre-production and how to prepare for a film shoot, scripting, casting actors, booking a film crew. The last 2 weeks are about filming and editing. 

The next course starts on the 2nd of February! Sign up now.

Would you like to get started? 


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We look forward to helping you achieve your dreams!