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Category Archives: Finding a Job
An anonymous reader writes:
I’ve recently started working full-time as an “intern” for the president of production at a production company. I am the only intern in the office, making me an assistant really, rather than an intern. What makes me … Continue reading
Jackie writes in:
Any advice on how best to get the contact info for a production coordinator of a specific show?
Generally, it’s a know-someone-who-knows-someone kind of deal.
Think about it. If you have something that a lot of people want (a job … Continue reading
Gabriella tweeted me:
Advice on managing part time nonPA jobs with being a PA? I got a chance to work on a film, & said no due to my other shit job.
Sometimes you hit a dry spell, and you just can’t … Continue reading
On an interview, what do you say when they ask that question: “Can you tell me about yourself?” Should I be brief and just talk about what I want to do (be a producer) and go over my resume, … Continue reading
Will writes in with a story that comes up quite a bit in Los Angeles:
A movie is currently filming literally down the street from me. It’s a Hollywood film being produced by Paramount, as that was stamped on one of … Continue reading
Nick writes in:
I’m nervous to apply to some shows because the company I work for may do work with said show. Have you ever had a circumstance where you applied to a job where someone was connected with your current … Continue reading
Mark writes in:
I came across your blog while searching for tips on CV-s and cover letters. I found a lot of helpful advice, but none about putting your photo in the CV.
I know it’s not common to embed photos in … Continue reading
R.O. writes in:
Love your blog! Please keep posting
I have a question that I haven’t seen being addressed. Since my situation is a bit specific, I wanted to go ahead and throw it out there.
I got a film degree … Continue reading
I’ve noticed a pattern among clients of my resume service. One of the first things I ask people to do is give me a list of every movie, show, commercial, video, or whatever that they’ve ever worked on. Even if … Continue reading