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Art, Film + TV | How To Help Your Teen Become The Next Steven Spielberg


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As a parent, seeing your child follow their dream career is one of the most satisfying things in the world. This is especially true if they have the ambition to follow a rewarding career path.

Being involved in cinema is a popular dream job. If your son or daughter dreams of a career behind the camera, then there are several ways that you can help them en route to Hollywood. It’s a difficult industry to break, but your child will have a far greater chance with you in their corner.

Here’s everything you need to know about offering that support.

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Help Their Education

Film directing is a job that requires a very particular set of skills. There are a number of successful directors that built their careers without formal education. Nevertheless, college is the best place to hone those skills.

Helping your child get accepted into the institution of their dreams is one of the best forms of support you could ever offer. Not only will they learn the skills needed to thrive, but they’ll

gain access to equipment that they would otherwise never get to use. At the end of their course, they’ll have the qualification to back it up too.

If you can also help them find a work experience placement to supplement their studies, it should set them on the road to success.

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Buy Equipment

Your aspiring teenager will love the equipment available on their course. However, it’s equally important that they build their own collection over the years. This will give them far greater options upon graduation.

In addition to their personal camera, you should look to give them a boost. A drone can provide the opportunity to film better establishing shots than you’d ever imagined. This can help give their projects the desired aesthetic and quality. Visit www.prophotouav.com for more information on these devices.

Producing films with the wow factor will grab the attention of future employers. Quite frankly, this could be the difference between landing their dream job or not.

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Play An Active Role

Young filmmakers encounter a number of problems. But one of the hardest challenges is finding actors. They can probably use other students for the young cast members. However, adults can be difficult to find. This is where you can come in.

You don’t have to be the next Kate Winslet to fulfill the role of their short films. You can read some basic tips at www.mademan.com. It helps solve one issue, which can help your child concentrate on developing their technique.

Find Events

You might not be able to help your child become a better filmmaker. But you can help them become a better business person. Networking is everything in the film industry. Finding out about local events or film festivals could be a great way to get your son or daughter moving in the right circles.

When it comes to landing that first job, it’s often who you know that counts. Teach your teen to use their initiative, and it should push them on to achieving great things.

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