9 ways to get a job in the film industry

Looking for a job in the film industry? Here is how to launch your film career

9 ways to get a job in the film industry

By Sophia Lin

Once hailed as one of the most notoriously difficult industries out there, finding a job in the film industry is now easier than ever. With the influx of content thanks to streaming services, job opportunities in film and TV are undoubtedly on the rise. But sometimes, starting out — that first leap of faith — might just be the hardest. Especially for those without prior film experience or contacts in the industry, it may seem all the more daunting. But with the proper preparation, it can certainly be done — and perhaps even without a hitch. From examining newer strategies like joining Facebook groups to outlining well-known ones like networking, this list will arm you with the information needed to get your foot in the door.

 

Even if your ambitions seem out of reach, rest assured that there are many paths to your final destination. And should one route not work out, there are always many, many others. So, with that in mind, here are 9 tried and true strategies to get a job in the film industry.

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