Editing career goals

For cinematographers, production designers, and editors:

Write an essay that includes the following:

the skill you want to learn
why you feel it is an important skill for you to acquire
your existing knowledge of the skill, and a critique of your ability to perform the skill
how you will go about learning or perfecting the skill during the semester

Include the answers to the following:

Why do you think acquiring or demonstrating this skill will increase your value to prospective employers?
How hard do you think it will be to acquire this skill?