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Why Won’t He Call Me Back?

Ellis writes in:
Newly minted PA here and I need some help with networking. Several crew members have given me their numbers and encouraged me to reach out and stay in touch.
Here is the problem: Some respond and others don’t. For … Continue reading

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I Fucked Up

Originally, this post was going to be titled “Lessons Learned,” but that was going too easy on myself. I fucked up, and I apologize.
That’s hard to admit when you’re the supposed “expert” that people write to for advice. But instead … Continue reading

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New York Entertainment Assistant Networking Event

You asked for it, you got it! The very first TAPA mixer in New York is happening on May 21st. Mark you calendar.
It will be happening at Gallow Green at the McKittrick Hotel. It’s a bar nestled in a lovely … Continue reading

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Rel/Event Networking Event

Register now to The Rel/event Hollywood conference on Friday, April 8th at Globe Theater in Downtown LA!
The Rel/event is the fastest growing entertainment event series in Los Angeles. Designed for aspiring filmmakers, actors, and film/television fans in general, The Rel/event … Continue reading

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March Mixer

It’s that time, again– time for another TAPArty!
Bring your friends, and make some new ones, at Seventy7 Lounge in Culver City. It’s pretty much across the street from Culver Studios and spitting distance from Sony, so that’s handy for some … Continue reading

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Coffee, Movies, and Networking at Jumpcut Cafe

We go out drinking a lot, don’t we? Maybe it’s time to cut back, before we start running into each other at another famously anonymous meeting.

This month, I thought I’d shake things up a bit by hosting the TAPArty at … Continue reading

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The TAPArty Is Back!

And better than ever!
Sorry it’s been a wee while. I’ve been on a shoot out of state, with no real way to make arrangements. But now I’m back, and it’s on.
Mark your calendars: Sunday, March 8, at 2:00pm, TAPA and … Continue reading

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Final Meet Up of the Year

It’s almost time for winter hiatus! Which means I’ll get to go back home and remember what real cold is like.
Before I go, let’s have one more PA get together. This time, we’ll meet at Q’s Billiard Club in West … Continue reading

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Not Personable

Em writes in:
I’m terrible at networking, which is a great hindrance on the progress of my career. I have a lot of social anxiety especially when I first meet someone. Just the thought of a meetup with a bunch of … Continue reading

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November Networking at the One Up

Once again, TAPA is teaming up with Film Industry LA (and their organizer David Mendez) to co-host another Industry-wide mixer.
Sunday, November 23rd, we’ll be gathering at The One Up, which describes itself as “a bizarre Love Triangle between a cool … Continue reading

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