Many filmmakers learned their craft by going to film school – but is it really necessary? Although financial aid is available, USC’s undergraduate tuition for 2019-2020 is estimated to be $58,262 per year, and graduate tuition in the producing and screenwriting MFA programs is $47,000-$52,000. Is it worth the cost? It seems like there are
Always be open to learning, being mentored, going on other people’s set to see how they do things. This is an ever-changing art form and growth should never stop being a part of your journey as a cinematographer.