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Category Archives: On the Job
There were quite a few good comments this week; in case you missed them, I thought I’d point them out.
Regarding internships and college credit, WireMonkey said:
I found this strange but I interviewed at a few significant companies for internship positions. … Continue reading
Callsheets are, for the most part, self-explanatory. It gives you information like the call time, location address, and things of that sort. But a reader recently asked what the “status” column in the cast section meant, and I realized maybe … Continue reading
Christie writes in:
A show I’m currently working on is wrapping and today’s my last day. Would it be worth sending cards to the APOC, POC, line producer, etc (we didn’t have an AD). I realise I’ve left it quite late … Continue reading
Julie writes in:
Do office PAs also work 12 hour days? I was under the impression this was only for set PAs, but have heard otherwise recently, so I’d love some clarification.
You have been sadly misinformed. Office PAs certainly do work … Continue reading
Marcus writes in:
I was a day player on something recently and didn’t get invited to the wrap party. Do you think the primary reason might be because they didn’t feel like I was a part of the crew enough, or … Continue reading
Rachel writes in:
I worked on a project over 6 months ago and I still haven’t been paid. I’ve emailed several times, to no avail. The coordinator who hired me is no longer involved with the project. Do you have any … Continue reading
I received an email with the subject line, “I deserve to know the details right?” I’ll be upfront with you: the word “deserve” is a giant red flag, at least when you’re referring to yourself.
It makes me think, “Ugh, this … Continue reading
Welp, the Kickstarter campaign for season 2 of Crew Call was supposed to start today, but just like the previous TAPA, I ran into some technical difficulties. Sigh.
Instead, here’s some links!
Road Trip Randy wrote a long, detailed article called How … Continue reading
Unlikely some people, I love Christmas. I enjoy dressing up on Halloween. I even think Valentine’s Day can be sweet.
But I fucking hate April Fools Day. Everything about today, from fake news stories to ridiculous fake products. Even the movie … Continue reading