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Category Archives: The Industry
Dylan writes in with two questions:
I’ve read how you recommend listing out EVERY paying non-student film job you’ve ever worked on to start the ball rolling on the resume. But how many items realistically should make it? I see you … Continue reading
Let me start by saying that I believe there are such things as stupid questions. And this might be one…
As someone totally new to the industry, can you tell me what is meant by “desk experience?” Is it simply … Continue reading
Will writes in:
I’m new to the area, and want to get a local number before I start sending out resumes for set PA positions. I’m wondering what area code is the best for a PA in the LA area to … Continue reading
Thanks for the resume tips! I sent it out, and the production coordinator for [show] called me the NEXT DAY!!!1 2
She told me they filmed at [studio lot], and then said, “I’ll call you a drive on.” What does … Continue reading
No advice, today. Just a feel-good story about some folks who are just like you, trying to make it in the Industry. Here’s the trailer for Breaking and Entering, a web series about Hollywood assistants–
For those of you not in … Continue reading
I recently got a comment from Dawn Climie, who runs a blog called Don’t Shoot the Costumer. Naturally, I clicked her link, and found the blog an entertaining and engaging read. If you haven’t heard of her, you should check … Continue reading
This has happened more times than I care to admit.
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
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