5 must-haves for film students

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Once upon a time, film students had to make do with old Super 8 cameras or analog camcorders to master their craft. Depending on where you learn, of course, you may have access to professional filmmaking equipment, but these days you can pick up your own pro- caliber camera – something that just wasn’t affordable in the past.

Of course, just about every camera right now can shoot video – but there’s a world of difference between learning filmmaking on an iPhone versus learning on an Arri. What you need is a video-oriented mirrorless camera, but one that comes with a very specific set of features.

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