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Category Archives: About Me
The Anonymous Production Assistant has been around for eight years. Eight years. That means, if you’re graduating from film school now, this blog has been going since you were in junior high.
In that time, there has been over a thousand … Continue reading
Yesterday, I got a bizarre email, with the above headline as the subject. I’ve never had anything like it before. I was using a random photo I found on the internet to illustrate a point about a certain product or … Continue reading
Matt wrote in:
I just finished reading your post “It’s Not What You Know, It’s Who You Know..And Also What You Know.” I agree, what you know is super important, and people need to know what you know.
I keep hearing how … Continue reading
The first season of Crew Call was pretty great. We got advice from producer Ryan Murphy, heard hilarious stories from prop master Jim Falkenstein, and learned how to get a job as a writer’s assistant from Stuart Friedel.
If you want … 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
It’s that time again. Time to pass the TAPA torch.
I’m not going to go away permanently, but the month of October is going to be really busy for me (in a good way!).
If you’re an experienced PA with a point … Continue reading
Dear Constant Reader,
I want to apologize for the dearth of regular programming here at The Anonymous Production Assistant. I’ve been on location1 for the past month or so, because runaway production is still a thing.
The only reason Crew Call has … Continue reading
It’s Friday, and boy, have I got a big weekend planned!
Today, two of my favorite books in the last couple years are coming out as movies: The Fault in Our Stars and All You Need Is Kill.1 The only question … Continue reading
I was intending to post the first podcast episode today. It’s an interview with Evan Luzi, the creator of The Black and Blue website. We had a great conversation, and I think you’re really going to dig it. But you’re … Continue reading