A part time film or video job in New York can provide many working opportunities. Some part time jobs in NYC may seem exotic, but exploring the possibilities can be worthwhile. Even if you decide to seek a regular part time job, you can learn what you really want and what you feel really suited to do.
Also, the teachers at your quay phim quảng cáo school in Toronto will in all likelihood probably work in the industry, and be able to advise you on how to best navigate it as a newcomer.
Depending on your script, find a location(s) that will be used to shoot the short on. Keep in mind of logistical questions that will come up when choosing a location (how long do have the location for, is there any electrical access to the location, will the crew be able to easily access the location, what permits if any are needed to use the location, etc.).
Movies are made in many corners of the world, but that doesn’t mean that that includes your hometown. A potential film extra needs to go where the films are being made. New York and California are obvious choices, but filming takes place all over the United States. The television show Dawson’s Creek was filmed in North Carolina.
The advantages of shooting in a country like South Africa you can cut your expenses down by a whopping third of your usual costs including the air fare and accommodation expenses.
There have been occasions in my career – when I was working as DoP – where I have called the same Director or production company every month for years! Some may be resistant to that, others won’t, but one thing is for certain – they will know who you are. Many people give up too soon or don’t like doing this. However, if you really want it, you must make yourself do it and thankfully it gets easier the more you do it. Don’t sabotage your career before it gets started.
Camera movement. Video and film captures movement. That’s why you’re not just handing out brochures. Sometimes the movement also includes the camera. A fluid, traveling shot with the camera on a dolly or a Steadicam can gracefully draw the viewer into the scene for greater impact.
A student in film school can make extra money as a film extra. It’s hard to work while in school and answering calls for extras can give you some money in your pocket. Of course this works better in an area where there are a lot of film productions going on. The next time you hear of a film coming to the area, think about becoming an extra.