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Rita V.’s Avatar
Rita V. Sep 28, 2017 461 views

If you want to work with animation and developing a cartoon TV show do you have to take different art classes that require you to draw realistically?

My dream is to have my own cartoon show one day but I am only capable of drawing cartoons, I struggle when my teachers assigns me to draw realistically. animation cartooning tvshow television artist...


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Audrey L. May 27, 2016 1009 views

How important is attending film school in boosting one's chance of breaking into the film/television industry? I've heard debates on both sides but am still undecided as to whether it is a good investment.

I have been accepted into a prestigious film school that will require me and my parents to take on loans in order to meet the half of the tuition/board. Would it be better to major in a more lucrative area and try to do film on the side? I already have had experience in screenwriting,...

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Marcos M. May 19, 2016 791 views

Does getting a degree in Photography branch out into usable skills like videography?

I am wondering what my options are with a one-dimensional degree to branch out into other fields like mass communications or the movie industry. film television videography movie-production personal-development...


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Caleb G. May 10, 2016 652 views

Broadcaster salary?

How much do u get paid for it? television broadcast-media people...


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Emily C. May 21, 2016 682 views

What one essential skill do you feel every music supervisor should have?

I am an aspiring music supervisor and, because the field is so unique, education options to prepare me are limited. I have taken a film music class but I would like to hear from experts what they really look for in these individuals and what might help me stand apart from others in my field....

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Ben L. Aug 11, 2016 680 views

What does it take to be on the marketing team on ESPN?

I am a college student interested in pursuing a career in marketing and I love sports! ESPN seems like it would be a great fit for me. Can somebody give some insights? I would love to hear from someone who works there! college sports television sports-marketing espn...


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ethel A. Aug 22, 2016 750 views

How likely is it to be a sports commentator?

i have always wanted to be one but i would like to know the likelihood of pursuing that career. sports television sports-journalism...


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Taylor S. Aug 13, 2016 855 views

What are other job options for me if I don't make it as a field reporter?

If I want to become a sports news anchor (on the field at games), what are some other jobs you think I should consider? I heard that there are a lot of options in this field but I'm not sure how to learn what they are or learn about what exactly they do and how it relates to a reporter's...

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Taylor S. Aug 13, 2016 820 views

What did your path to becoming a field sports newscaster/reporter look like?

I think it would be super fun to be on the field of professional sports games and interview the coaches, players, and others. What does it take to get into sports reporting? I'm interested to hear what your path looked like and whether you have advice for young people like me about how best to...

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Audrey L. May 27, 2016 600 views

Which city do you think is the best for a new graduate with a BFA in Film/TV production to begin her career--LA or NYC? I am interested in writing for television as well as making independent films one day.

I have been accepted to a prestigious film school within a major university in NY. I am thinking ahead to summer internships and post-graduation. I know LA is considered the entertainment capital of the world and I'd love to live there for a while. However, I heard that it is incredibly...

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mallory G. May 27, 2016 597 views

How can I find grant funding to develop a short film?

Theater is my major and I would like to combine my love for acting and travel into a short film. film television...


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Malcolm H. May 26, 2016 503 views

Is having a sense of moral accountability important in the entertainment industry?

With the many movies, tv movies, and social media we often times see artist conforming to the negative ways of society. I know that it may not be intentional but a lot of times artist and celebrities do things that aren't exactly moral in order to keep the fame photography theatre actor...

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Allison B. May 23, 2016 642 views

How competitive is the TV field?

Because I wish to pursue a career in TV field and I feel like I should become aware of what exactly I am getting into and the chances of me succeeding and failing. sports football television television-production...


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Allison B. May 23, 2016 635 views

what do employers look for when it comes to hiring a director/producer?

I want to be an NFL director/producer and I feel that I should probably have a background that impresses a employer. television director producer employer-relations tv-production...


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Ashley M. May 21, 2016 808 views

What's one good piece of advice you'd give to an actor to be successful during college?

I feel like I don't know enough about what it takes to succeed college as an actor. I want to be successful in and out of college. Actors have a hard road ahead of them but it would be great to know the best things for the actor to do to achieve both professional and personal success. Thank...

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Monique B. May 21, 2016 848 views

Considering my major is broadcast journalism I only need two years of college, if I want to attend college all four years is that bad?

I believe knowledge is power the more the better. I also feel like me being more educated would land me a job quicker once I graduate. journalism television broadcast-media...


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Akhil K. May 19, 2016 664 views

which degree is apt to become a news reader?

Hi,I would like to pursue a career as News reader,So planning to do my Bachelors in mass communication,would like to know am I in the right track. television oral-communication...


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Jocelyn C. May 19, 2016 1044 views

How many career paths are there within film or television production major?

I have a passion for television and film and am planning to focus mostly on cinematography but realistically speaking, which branch within this major is more likely so ensure a job? Writing, producing, editing, networking? film television cinematography film-editing tv-production...


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Jocelyn C. May 19, 2016 754 views

Any advice for someone who is planning to major in film?

I have recently decided to major in film production but I continuously receive comments about the competitiveness within the film industry especially for women, at times this makes me second guess my major. Is there any advice or information I should know before I take this on? film...

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Jaslene S. May 18, 2016 612 views

What is a specific major for acting, directing, and writing for theater & television

I want to major in all of the things above when I go to college 🤓 writing english actor television theater...


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Emma-ly S. Mar 24, 2015 4052 views

What is a typical day for a Media producer?

I want to go into film or television production and I would like to know of the challenges and satisfactorily within the day in the life of a film or television producer. film television media producer...


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Gabriela C. May 17, 2016 876 views

What is the best way to involve yourself in the world of cinematography?

The field of film is one with many hardships and competition, which is why I would like to know what is the real way aside from having your own talent and creativity to actually immerse yourself inside this hard and complex world. film entertainment television cinematography cinema...


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Hunter A. May 17, 2016 624 views

What is the best way to begin searching for internships?

Majoring in film, wondering how I should begin to go about looking for internships? film television media radio...


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Gabrielle P. May 16, 2016 545 views
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alisha H. May 14, 2016 1024 views
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Calvin K. May 13, 2016 743 views

Is a performing arts degree going to help me make it as an actor?

I've always been interested in being involved in film and television, but will a performing arts degree bring me any closer to that? I've heard those stories again and again about actors never taking a performing arts degree and yet they are able to get a break into acting. Is a performing arts...

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Bitota M. Jun 26, 2015 5163 views

What should you major in if you want to be a T.V Show Host or an on air personality?

I am asking this question because I am really interested in going into a career within these fields and I want to prepare myself in college. Thank you for listening! Hope you have a great day. college communications communication television broadcast-television...