5 Tips on How to Make the Most out of Your Film School Experience

AFI graduate David Henry Gerson won a Student Academy Award in 2016 for his experimental short 'All These Voices.'

[Editor's Note: We asked filmmaker David Henry Gerson to share his experience of attending the American Film Institute and how it lead to his being the recipient of a student Academy Award for his highly celebrated short, 'All These Voices.' Below, Gerson shares both the film and the key ways that filmmakers on the fence about attending film school can take advantage of the potential opportunity].

While film school is not for everyone, I’d like to share with those considering going to film school some of the pros and cons of what I got out of attending the American Film Institute (AFI) and of making a short film in that environment.

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