Dramatic Success of Movies with Special Effects Means More Film Industry Jobs

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Increasingly, both animated and live action films are drawing on the possibilities of digital technology, which creates greater career opportunities in film and video production. CareerSchoolDirectory.com provides educational resources to assist people interested in a film and video production career.

In the recent article "Behind the Scenes: Careers in Film and Video Production," CareerSchoolDirectory.com offers help to anyone looking to get a film and video production career rolling (http://www.careerschooldirectory.com/news/2007/02/behind_the_scenes_careers_in_film_and_video_production.html). According to Cartoon News, the last three years have seen record-breaking revenues for computer animated films. Since 2004, at least three such films have grossed over $100 million and have created career possibilities in film and video production. CareerSchoolDirectory.com is an online resource for career education and training at http://www.careerschooldirectory.com.

CareerSchoolDirectory.com is meeting the multimedia entertainment boom with resources like the latest column, "Behind The Scenes: Careers in Film and Video Production" (http://www.careerschooldirectory.com/news/2007/02/behind_the_scenes_careers_in_film_and_video_production.html). The article discusses growth in relevant career opportunities, as well as how film production school and a graphic design degree can both greatly increase the chances of employment.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in the coming years, multi-media artists and animators will experience the competition all artists face but should have some of the best job opportunities. Demand for their skills will increase as consumers continue to demand more realistic video games, movie and television special effects, and 3D animated films.    

Pixar CEO Steve Jobs told Animation Magazine, "In addition to 'Cars,' we now have several films in various stages of production and development and our post-Disney pipeline is building very nicely."

Since 2000, the feature-length digital animation film genre has produced each year at least one film animation grossing over $100 million:

  •     Shrek (2001), $267,783,866 (Academy Award Winner)
  •     Ice Age (2002), $175,676,09
  •     Finding Nemo (2003) $339,703,580
  •     Shrek 2 (2004) $436,471,036
  •     Madagascar (2005) $193,187,569
  •     Cars (2006) $243,786,632

CareerSchoolDirectory.com lists many schools dedicated to career education and training. Students and professionals can easily find the schools, colleges, professional training programs and career development resources necessary for their career and personal fulfilment.

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