Despite declining numbers for arts and humanities majors, jobs for writers (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics site) are still growing at 2%, but jobs in film producing and editing are expected to grow from 9-11% faster than other occupations. Good news for my daughter Katie, a film major. I’m encouraging Nick to think about writing for film, television or media sites too.
Parents sometimes forget that the arts are diverse and complex. Filmmaking employs writers, fund-raisers, actors, directors, photographers, editors, animators, distributors, outreach and public relations specialists.Most film professionals are competent in more than one area. Hopefully, students complete their B.A. with a good sense of where they want to focus their interests, what to expect, and how to collaborate.
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The Rising Opportunities of a Career in Writing
April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments