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Cinematographers and Directors of Photography

Advancement Prospects

The position of cinematographer is in itself an advanced position. Most cinematographers worked their way up from first assistant and camera operator before being considered for a position as DP. It is also important to make connections with others in the film industry. Those wanting to be DPs must get a foot in the door by making short films and getting them seen by producers.

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