BY CONOR FOGARTY ON OCTOBER 10, 2014
Ever since his exposure to film and acting in eighth grade, senior Alex Munn desired to follow in his father’s footsteps and pursue his passion for film making. While this seems to be a fairly common career, Munn explains that it is actually one of the toughest occupations to get if a person does not have a famous reputation or is not related to a celebrity.
“I was introduced to film making through my father who pursued a career in film,” Munn said. “Like 99% of the people who try to make a career in this field, he was not successful, but film making remained an important part of our family.”
Munn believes that film is one of the hardest lines of work to follow because each role in a production requires a person with very specific qualifications.
“One of the toughest parts of film making is knowing that if a 6 foot 1 inch hairy guy won’t fit the role, then I’m not the person for it,” Munn said.
Munn enjoys many aspects of film making, but there are some that stand out to him more than others.
“My favorite part of this line of work is experiencing actors pouring their hearts into the role of their character,” Munn said.
Munn enjoys film making and wants to keep it a part of his life whether he goes on to become an actor or director or just keeps it as a hobby.