Janusz Kamiński, Wally Pfister, ASC and Phedon Papamichael: Building Your Network
In this video, top cinematographers offer tips for how build a network, find like-minded allies, and secure a spot as a camera intern. What qualities catch their eye in an aspiring cameraperson? How important is the self-promotion aspect? Is film school essential?
0:00 – The importance of networking and the social aspects of building a career
1:42 – Networking and the advantages of film school in building a group
3:24 – film schools are out of control expensive
4:42 – What qualities make a successful camera PA? Initiative and problem solving.
7:52 – The bad intern