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#1 George Simpson

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Posted 20 September 2009 - 04:32 PM

Hello everyone.

Came across this forum website and loved all the threads and information on it. I am 17 and from the UK. I am an aspiring cinematographer, like many people on this site. But this really is my passion and love nothing better but to film. Im lucky to have a reasonably good quality camera, a Sony VX2100E. I would LOVE a HD camera but ohwell, maybe in the future. Wasn't sure where to put this topic on the site because im asking for a couple of things, so i apologize in advance.

Firstly, im currently in college but would i need to go university for the career i want to pursue, or should i go straight into trying to get experience. Secondly, does anyone, in the UK, know where i can get experience, in a work placement. What is the best way to get into the industry? And finally, here are some of my films. I love doing sport shots, especially biking. So i have alot of short films of other subjects but here are my biking videos.

http://www.pinkbike.com/video/93070/
http://georgesimpson...l/Kechs-Trails/

Any comments and advice would be great. I would like to work on my videos to make them better

I know you probably gets loads of posts like this, but any help would be great.

Much Appreciated,

George.
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#2 Matthew W. Phillips

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Posted 20 September 2009 - 04:40 PM

Hello George,

Pleased to meet you. Funny enough is my best friend, who also grips for me on my projects, is named George Simpson. Welcome to the forum!
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#3 George Simpson

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Posted 20 September 2009 - 04:51 PM

Hello George,

Pleased to meet you. Funny enough is my best friend, who also grips for me on my projects, is named George Simpson. Welcome to the forum!


Wow small world!! Thanks, cant wait to be addicted to this forum and being on it all day!! :lol:
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#4 Matthew W. Phillips

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Posted 20 September 2009 - 04:52 PM

Wow small world!! Thanks, cant wait to be addicted to this forum and being on it all day!! :lol:


Yeah, that is a trap. But it's always better to be out working than on a forum.
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#5 George Simpson

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Posted 20 September 2009 - 04:57 PM

Yeah, that is a trap. But it's always better to be out working than on a forum.


Well thats why im on here, to get some advice about work
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#6 George Simpson

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Posted 21 September 2009 - 03:21 PM

Anyone else with some advice?
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