Chapter twoPractice Your Craft

Many characteristics once believed to reflect innate talent are actually the result of intense practice extended for a minimum of 10 years.

K. Anders Ericsson, Ralf Th. Krampe and Clemens Tesch-Romer, The Role of Deliberate Practice in the Acquisition of Expert Performance

Film school goes by in a blur. It’s such a difficult, remarkable, creative time that before you know it, you’re giving the loan company your account numbers and scrambling to earn an income.

Film school should be a time of exploration and self-discovery, but the two most important things you will need to leave with are a professional network and a creative portfolio. This chapter focuses on some strategies with which you can approach the ...

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