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Film and Film-Making Gifted

The art and science of film and film-making could, arguably, be called the most creative among domains. As such, these occupations appeal to creatively gifted young people. Most people stand up to leave a movie when the actors leave the screen and the credits begin to roll. Few stay for the 5 minutes or so it takes to acknowledge the many people it takes to make even small-budget, independent films. The credits include the executive producer, the director and the assistant directors, the camera operator and assistants, the sound mixer, the boom operator, the producers, the cinematographer, the costume designer, the set designer, the art director, the writer, the production manager, the unit production manager, the line producer, the assistants for all of these, the ...

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