Category Archives: Experience

Crew Hospitality

Though working on a Hollywood film set is a sought-after, cherished, and exciting position to hold, it can frequently be a grueling and exhausting one, as well. Whether a day becomes painstakingly slow and tedious on a soundstage, or overwhelming … Continue reading

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Worth the Wait – Landing a Job on Lincoln

***This is a post that I wrote almost exactly one year ago, but never happened to publish. My thoughts were something that I wanted to write down more for myself than any audience, really. It seems clear, in hindsight, that … Continue reading

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The Fruits of Labor

Almost exactly one year ago I began working professionally in this industry and, unfortunately, up until now, I have not had much to show for it. During that expanse of time, however, I did have the privilege of being a … Continue reading

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Life as a Set PA – Part 2.5

For this edition I am going to let an outside article from Indiewire do all the talking. The post, which is an excerpt from author Barbara Freedman Doyle’s book Make Your Movie: What You Need to Know About the Business and Politics … Continue reading

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Life as a Set PA – Part 2

It has been a while since my last post but, honestly, when working on a production, it becomes tough to do anything else. Working on a “show” (feature, television show, or a commercial) can easily mean racking up seventy, eighty, … Continue reading

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Life as a Set PA – Part 1

Let this entry be the first of many more to come. As a Set Production Assistant, working in the industry, it only seems fair to share some useful tips that first-time PAs may find helpful. I recall walking in on … Continue reading

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Great Cinematography Tutorials

These have been around for a while but I thought they were certainly worth reposting. This collection of cinematography tutorials, created by Tom Antos, outlines some easy to follow techniques and valuable tips to help any interested beginner make their visuals … Continue reading

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