Should you make a short film?

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Sometimes it feels like everyone has made, or is making, a short film. But should you? If you're a budding comedy writer - or budding comedy performer or producer - it's always useful to go through the process of bringing your work to life. Writing, appearing in or producing a short film can be an excellent way to gain valuable experience - and may also offer additional benefits: introducing you to people in the industry and providing a useful calling card as you seek to make further inroads.

But it's important to be realistic. The majority of short films -...

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Published: Thursday 13th October 2022

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