Met Film School

If you can display these attributes from the beginning of your course, your career in VFX is going to get off to the best possible start. But the learning, as any successful VFX artist will tell you, must continue beyond graduation.
In 2013, I self-distributed my movie Papadopoulos & Sons into theatres with a print and advertising budget of just £40,000. The film achieved the second highest screen average in its opening weekend, beaten only by Oblivion with Tom Cruise. These are my top 10 tips for indie filmmakers also considering self-distribution.
I started to realise that things had taken off in 2009, when I had 100,000 views in one month for one of my videos. I remember putting that number into perspective, thinking that a stadium's worth of people had seen my video.
I'm often asked by students - How do I get my foot in the film industry door? There is never a straightforward answer because there are many different paths and career opportunities in the film industry are incredibly varied.