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I’m a film major with a HUGE interest in fashion. I’ve thought about changing my major to fashion quite a few times, but that would invoIve more switching schools and more money. I know that I could become a costume designer or stylist, but I’m really interested in directing. I really need advice on ways to combine the two in a way that could possibly lead to a career or at least a job when I leave college.

posted over 5 years ago
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I think your undergraduate degree means very little once you actually graduate. So if money is an issue, I would stick with the film degree and take as many classes as you can that relate to fashion and design.

I took a costume design class taught by a practicing costume designer (theater/stage). The costume designer works very closely with the director, so I’d imagine there would be opportunity to work very creatively with the director as a costume designer.

I think film would give you a broader breadth of education than strictly fashion. I studied architecture and learned how to see the world in a very exciting way. Film is about seeing, so wouldn’t you learn to see more as a film major?

I don’t know. I guess I’m just sharing my philosophy. I’m not the best person to give out job advice because I’m still not sure how I’m going to pay rent in two months.

posted over 5 years ago
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