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Is a bachelors degree absolutely necessary to get a job in video editing and video post production?

I want to pursue a career as a video editor. I am getting ready to register for classes, and my local university has a certificate program, that teaches all of the career-related skills, but leaves out the mathematics, English and that kind of stuff. I am a very creative person, and I know I would do well as working in video post-production, but have never been to too good at mathematics. I am looking for someone who knows what they are talking about having been in the industry. Is it absolutely necessary to have a bachelors, to get an entry level position in video post production?

Asked By: Aaron E - 5/23/2007
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They don't necessarily look for Bachelors degrees. Instead, they look at your portfolio. They want to see what you've done with the footage and how good your skills are. A bachelor's degree is great but there are plenty of people who have one and have no talent.
Answered By: Red One - 5/23/2007
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