Starting Out: Is University the Best Option?

For school-leavers and young people who think they would like to get into television, and camerawork in particular, what is the best route? University courses these days represent a major financial outlay and there is a mindbending array of different media related courses on offer.

Is university definitely the best route for you? And, if so, how do you go about choosing a course? If you are sure you want to be a cameraman, would you be better diving straight in and trying to get training 'on the job'?

Zerb asked three young GTC members for their experiences of 'getting started'. Click on the image to read 'University: Is it Worth It?' by GTC members Aidan Myatt, James Milligan and James Fulcher.

 

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ARRI Electronic and Mechanical Accessory Open Day

ARRI Electronic and Mechanical Accessory Open Day
28 Jun 17 @ ARRI, 22 Highbridge, Oxford Road, Uxbridge UB8 1LX

VMI: RED 8K Workshop – Acquisition to Post

VMI: RED 8K Workshop – Acquisition to Post
4 Jul 17 @ VMI, 7 Victoria Estate, Victoria Road, Acton, W3 6UU

Shooting with the Fujinon MK50–135mm

Shooting with the Fujinon MK50–135mm
4 Jul 17 @ Alma's Room, Hippodrome, Leicester Square, London WC2H 7JH

Planet Earth II Revealed

Planet Earth II Revealed
5 Jul 17 @ RGS (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR

Visual Impact: Canon C200 Hands-on Day

Visual Impact: Canon C200 Hands-on Day
5 Jul 17 @ Visual Impact, Teddington Business Park, Station Road, Teddington TW11 9BQ

RED Digital Cinema screening – Jago: A Life Underwater

RED Digital Cinema screening – Jago: A Life Underwater
12 Jul 17 @ Dolby Theatre, 4–6 Soho Square, London W1D 3PZ

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