How to break into film and television when you live in a small town

Attention daredevils! Many people who want to do stunts in the film industry live in rural areas and small towns. They pack their bags and move to one of the big city centers, mistakenly believing there is no work where they live. This kind of stunt usually backfires. Dreamers spend big money on big-town schooling, wasting years of their life because they don’t understand how the industry operates. Dare to read on! There is filming happening everywhere! Anyone can start out from where they are living. Industry professionals work everywhere, and they train people from scratch if they have the right energy and attitude. A-list mentor Parker is a hugely successful stunt professional. She has worked with some of the biggest names in stunts, including Master Michael Chaturantabut, the blue force…

Is film school worth it?

First of all, I love learning. I know how valuable it is and I’m not saying that you won’t learn anything in film school. If there is something you want in your life, a class can jumpstart you to do all the right things to make it happen. But a lot of people assume that film school is the only way in and even worse, they think film school will somehow give them an edge in the film business. This just isn’t true. Film school requires a massive investment. Most film school graduates spend upwards of $60,000 on their degrees with no guarantee that they’ll ever get enough work to pay that off. The payment plan can easily amount to $600 per month… for 20 years! A debt of $60,000…