“We don’t make movies to make money, we make money to make more movies”- WALT DISNEY

Filmmaking is not a job, it’s a lifestyle. Filmmaking is unlike any other profession. It has all kinds of creative work and therefore has the most varied creative opportunity in mass media.

The whole process of filmmaking from the scratch includes a lot of creativity and hard work. A filmmaker should have a vivid imagination and the know-how of films.

The scope of Filmmaking in India

With the advent of the digital sector, the scope of working in the film industry has expanded. There was a time when you only had books, television and the silver screen to share your stories; but with the advancement of media, things have certainly changed.

A lot of people fancy a career in the Film Industry but are unsure of how to get their step on the industry door. Films can be very hard to break into but with perseverance and energy, a career in the film industry can be very rewarding.

Indian cinema is the world’s largest film industry in terms of film production. With such growing demand for films, the demand for professionally trained film-makers has also skyrocketed. There are lot of opportunities for trained filmmakers in the field of film, television and theatre in places like Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai and Punjab.

Filmmaking these days is not just limited to Film Industry. Now, even the Corporate World has come up with the idea of innovative visual representation of their products. And not to forget about the ongoing trend of short-films and documentaries, the demand for filmmakers is only increasing.

To get involved with filmmaking as a career, it takes a lot of talent and also thousands of painful efforts. Filmmaking is actually the most vibrant medium to put forward your thoughts and imagination and showcase it to the world. So go ahead and follow your passion- Be A Filmmaker!

~Sulekha Sonal

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