Here was a nice talk and presentation with Ash Thorp and Mike Hill at Strelka Institute/Институт Стрелка, on their careers and design process. Mike Talked about film theory while Ash shares how he made his short film projects.
The future is the generalist.
Get in the door with a specific skill. Then show that you can do other skills and problem solve for them.
Have a website to showcase your work and on platforms like Behance or Dribbble.