Creative Portfolio Advice - Which Positions look best?

Sofacan

New Member
I'm in the summer before applying for an MFA in film & tv production, and I'm looking to help around Boston for some small productions (fyi I've never been on an actual set before which is what this summer is for). I'm responding to an advertisement online for a BU MFA student's production. For a creative/artistic portfolio, which position would an admissions officer for an MFA from a top film school deem most impressive from a student short film of the following? Thanks! If one could rank them in order and explain why that would be awesome!

-Camera Operator
-1st AC
-2nd AC
-Gaffer
-Grip
-Dolly Grip
-Sound mixer
-Boom Operator
-None of these, make your own stuff!
 

estherk

Member
i think that doing whatever you are interested in is the best choice. if you have a specific discipline you are interested in, definitely do something related to that. but if you want to be a director, i am not sure it really matters, since it's important you know all aspects of production.
 

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