To network successfully, collecting business cards and remain in contact with the company/person.
By building a large network allows a variety of contacts to gain work experience, work and research to achieve and maintain a successful film career. By remaining in contact allows a easy and comfortable relationship when approaching for help, assisting or gaining work. This also means that personal details may be passed on to other companies/persons due to the continuing communication and up keep of information.
Approach people such as business, companies or people and talk. Ask questions about there roles and how to be involved. Attend events to network or email directly, this is also a method used when attempting to gain a placement. Email back regularly.