Film studies Esay Assignment
Topic: share an essay on any topic of your choice. it can be one you’ve already written, one that responds to a different prompt, or one of your own design.
I want to write about me growing up in a country where cinemas was banned, and the struggle we went throw to watch movies, whether it be from friends and families who visit the us or Europe and brings back smuggled movies for us to watch. Also i want to write about the first camera my dad bought back in 2005 and how I immediately picked the camera and started shooting non stop, i was 10 years old at the time. I wanna talk about graduating from high school and never had the chance to pursue film studies because my family thought it’s ridiculous and there was and still to this day no film schools in saudi arabia, so I opted out to streaming in twitch and make silly youtube videos which found a little bit of success, but its not what i want. I want to talk about 2019 when the Saudi government announced that there will be soon scholarship to study film with the only rule or condition is to be fully accepted in a university which they listed, but for me it was a year later to convince my parents. Being the oldest brother of 4 they wanted me to be the best example for them, which is for a middle eastern family is to be a doctor or an engineer. But I convinced them that film making is what i want and i will devote my life to be one. I want to write that i made lots of discord groups and whatsapp groups for filmmakers, and how i help anyone who wants to know something in english or share free courses together. And how i help my brothers and sister making CVs and help with their homework and basically everything. Also I don’t know if this will help but im a skydiver and a fast learner ,i love camping and socializing Message to the writer: This is a lot i know, and im sorry. I really want this to be perfect. Im applying to multiple universities for a film major