Category Archives: Life as a PA

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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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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