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In this module, you will hear personal advice from over a dozen leading Hollywood filmmakers, as they share their insights into the industry, what they would do differently, and the advice they give to you.


  • 21:13 video


  • What over a dozen industry professionals have learned throughout their careers
  • Advice they would give to their younger selves on how to approach their careers differently
  • A summary of the film industry in one word
"This would be an excellent way to support a production course — and it gives students a way to easily review basic concepts."
   - Richie Sherman,
     Pennsylvania State University