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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
Podcast: Play in new window
It’s the final episode of Crew Call for the year!
Today’s guest is an experienced animator, and now technical director. Jason Bierut has worked on The Powerpuff Girls, Mucha Lucha, and most recently, Jake and … Continue reading
Meg writes in:
I’m about to finish the first year of an engineering degree (if nothing else, it taught me I will never be an engineer) and my neighbor has offered me a job as a runner on a show in … Continue reading
You’ve probably heard this, or something like it, from jaded old crew members. (Or young ones who like to think they’re jaded.) And whatever it is they’re being negative about, odds are they’re right. But in the words of The … Continue reading
Eric writes in:
When I go to an interview, should I print out my resume on nice resume paper or is regular copy paper okay? In the past, I used nice resume paper because I had a lot, but now I … Continue reading
A coffee truck (or food truck or ice cream truck) is a great treat for the crew. It’s a nice excuse to get away from the stage and mill about with your co-workers, without actually having to do anything.
But finding … Continue reading
It’s almost time for winter hiatus! Which means I’ll get to go back home and remember what real cold is like.
Before I go, let’s have one more PA get together. This time, we’ll meet at Q’s Billiard Club in West … Continue reading