Yes, but it's not the end all be all.
Film, specifically an edited highlight reel, is a powerful tool in the modern recruiting process. It showcases your BEST plays from a potentially vast amount of material and efficiently allows college coaches to see what you're capable of.
Film is not the end all be all in the recruiting process as there are many other variables involved, but there's NO DOUBT that it's become a necessity in modern recruiting.
“My son was fortunate enough to be contacted by 53 college coaches and every one of the coaches requested film.”
- First Scout Customer
Coaches will ask you for film. What will you send them?
See some more practical advice to get recruited to play sports in college HERE