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Tag Archives: Hollywood
A friend of mine is working in post on a sequel to a big budget movie that you’ve heard of and probably didn’t enjoy very much. The director has that kind of psuedo-fame that comes from being a jerk. I … Continue reading
A friend of mine came up with a great trick, for when her husband calls, but she doesn’t want to offend one of the self-important (yet neurotically insecure) Industry types she deals with every day.
When she programmed her husband’s number … Continue reading
A Fan commented on yesterday’s post about PA Bootcamp [sic]:
I’ve heard this applied to film school in general. You can either pay to learn how to make movies, or get paid to learn how to make movies. It just depends … Continue reading
Do you have any idea on how the industry deals with foreigners? Do people from outside the US even have a shot at a PA (or similar) job? For higher positions I’d assume they’ll prefer resume over country of … Continue reading
I know, I know, it’s been a while since I’ve posted.
I do have an excuse, though. The show I’ve been on lo these many months has “stopped production.” A nice euphemism for “cancelled.” We’re done.
Needless to say, I’ve been spending … Continue reading
Taylor commented on an old post, yesterday:
You are stupid sir. Locations arrives first and leaves last. Don’t repeat things you don’t understand
He (she?) may or may not have realized that s/he was commenting on an auto-comment that’s generated every time … Continue reading
rather pathetic comments:
great example here people. if you work long enough as a PA, you will hate life. please please please take this blog with a grain of salt.
A few years ago, the Internet went down in my dorm. Everyone … Continue reading
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again– nothing we do in Hollywood matters. We’re not doctors or soldiers or police or fire fighters. No one’s going to die if we make a bad TV show.
There are a few … Continue reading