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I had a coordinator once who was Vietnamese. She’s been in America for a couple of decades, so she didn’t have much of an accent, but she still occasionally got colloquialisms wrong. For instance, she would say, “Do you grab … Continue reading
A reader who would like to remain anonymous writes in–
Actually, you know what? To preserve this reader’s anonymity, I’m not going to copy-and-paste the email, like I normally would. There’s too great a chance of somebody figuring it out.
Everyone with … Continue reading
Tom writes in:
I’ve been looking to break into “the industry” after recently graduating and finishing two media internships. I’ve been networking and applying like crazy; I reached out to a few recruiters and HR people in LA and NYC on … Continue reading
Welp, the Oscars are over (not that I had many opinions on that). More importantly, the film I was on is over, so I don’t have any good set stories to talk about. Having some time on my hands, I … Continue reading
And better than ever!
Sorry it’s been a wee while. I’ve been on a shoot out of state, with no real way to make arrangements. But now I’m back, and it’s on.
Mark your calendars: Sunday, March 8, at 2:00pm, TAPA and … Continue reading
Brianna writes in:
My life goal is AD.
I was just told by a PA as green as I am that I should take a job as an office PA because I didn’t go to film school and the office is a … Continue reading
Do you listen to Scriptnotes?
You should; it’s awesome. For those of you who don’t know, it’s a podcast about screenwriting, and things that are interesting to screenwriters.
This week’s episode explains “The Deal with the Gravity Lawsuit.” It’s extremely illuminating, and … Continue reading
Reader Andrew writes in:
There’s a small independent film company looking to break into TV. I know the producer, and she’s offered me a writer’s assistant position while they develop a pilot. So it’s really more of a development assistant position, … Continue reading
First impressions are important; they go a long way towards determining whether you land the job. But last impressions are almost as important; they determine whether you get the next job.
People are busy. They’re not going to remember every little … Continue reading