January 15, 2017 at 5:14PM, Edited January 15, 5:26PM
Is it more efficient for a Student to buy or Rent for Narrative Filmmaking?
It's been an adventure searching for a camera to purchase. With my budget there's not much that's super impressive and that was known going in. The really impressive ones Sony F35, Canon's and good old-fashion film are slightly beyond my reach when I factor in school and other funds I need to pay for. However, I've come down to a final reasoning - renting what I need as I go rather than blowing most if not all of my money on camera. Especially since the amount of projects I do depend on how much I write. I find different projects are inspired differently. I may want to shoot on film for one, digital for the next etc.
Just looking for some guidance from you more experience filmmakers. Is it okay to go down this path? And if so are there any more tips you could give me?