How do I start a Career in Filmmaking?

I am very curious about a Career in Filmmaking. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Filmmaking, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Filmmaking. I was Googling about a Career in Filmmaking and was lucky to find:

Omanshu Saini's take!

Omanshu Saini invested 3 years & 8 months in Filmmaking. Omanshu Saini has worked in Filmmaking as Co- Founder in Doon Photowalk. In Omanshu Saini's own words, this is how Omanshu Saini got into Filmmaking: "I did my schooling from Raja Ram Mohan Roy, and BBA from Graphic Era, Dehradun. I did my masters in Mass Communication from Doon University. Then I decided to open a company called Doon Photowalk with some of my friends in 2015." I wanted to know more about Omanshu Saini and found this profile:

Career Video on Filmmaking

In a video, Omanshu Saini has talked about various aspects of a Career in Filmmaking. Omanshu Saini started by explaining Filmmaking as: "Filmmaking is the process of making a film. Filmmaking involves a number of discrete stages including an initial story, idea, or commission, through screenwriting, casting, shooting, sound recording and reproduction, editing, and screening the finished product before an audience that may result in a film release and exhibition." I watched the full video and I absolutely loved it.

It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Filmmaking, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Filmmaking. Omanshu Saini touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Reading About Films
  • Cinema
  • Read About Authors
  • Technical Knowledge
This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Omanshu Saini then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Filmmaking:
  • Leadership
  • Brain Storming
  • Patience
  • Open To Society
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Empathy
This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Omanshu Saini believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Filmmaking:
  • Self Satisfaction
  • Meeting New People
  • Travelling
  • Different Cultures
  • Good Income
There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.
And, Omanshu Saini believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Filmmaking:
  • Struggle Period
  • Competition
  • Clients Satisfaction

In the final section of the video Omanshu Saini talks about How a day goes in a Career in Filmmaking. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Filmmaking, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

Having gained so much from a professional perspective on a Career in Filmmaking, I wanted to learn about other Careers on LifePage. You can engage in Career Planning using LifePage. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 Every Career Platform in the world talks about How to get into a Career and LifePage starts first with Why you should choose a particular Career. It is an incredible platform focussed on the right topic. Do have a look at:

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

Information about other Career Options

Internet has so many incredible articles about so many Career options, have a look at these:

Interesting Career Articles

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Another very interesting website is created by the leading architecture, interior, landscape design consulting practice in Dehradun A K Associates:


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