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For most film crew, the first step to working in the industry is through getting a job as a production assistant. It can be pretty tough work, and can serve as a test to filter out those who are not going to be able to withstand the hardships and long hours that come with working in the film industry.
Just starting out in the world of production and not sure where to begin? A lot of people new to the industry (or "green" as we sometimes call it) get their feet wet as a Production Assistant. This is a great way to gain on-set experience while exposing yourself to many different facets of production so you can decide which areas you gravitate towards and may want to pursue. PA's are often asked to wear a lot of different hats. So what makes a good PA?
Roxanne Ibbetson - Production Assistant, Tech TV If you work in the video production industry, I’m sure you are aware that there is no magic solution to ensure that your clients think you’re amazing. Building a great client relationship takes commitment, attention to detail, and a high quality product. There are, however, a couple of things you can do to get off to the best possible start.
Ever since I was a kid, I loved to act. I used to put on plays in the basement of my childhood home and by “put on”, I mean I was the Director, Actor, Producer, Costume Designer, Production Assistant, you name it. This was a stage play, but when a camcorder was involved, I guess you could say I was the Director of Photography, but I think my skills might have been lacking in that department at that age. Although my father was more qualified, I handed that role over hesitantly as he knew nothing about the arts and this “show” (who are we kidding, all of them) was destined for Hollywood.
I was a bit skeptical when I saw Production Bot, the portable live broadcast studio, earlier this year at the NAB Show. I'll admit that I'm an old school Technical Director and set in my thoughts as to what a switcher was and what a switcher should be. But, I'm always looking for new and exciting gear to make live production easier. Assistant Technical Director and Production Bot guru Nick Walsh showed me the ins-and-outs of the Production Bot Switch 8 — and I must say I'm pleasantly surprised by what this little switcher can do.
Richard Crudo, ASC was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He began his film career as an assistant cameraman. As a director of photography, Crudo has shot a wide range of feature, television, and commercial productions. Among his feature credits are Federal Hill, American Buffalo, American Pie, Music From Another Room, Outside Providence, Down To Earth, Out Cold, Grind, Brooklyn Rules and some 26 episodes of the Emmy-award winning Justified. He has also directed several independent features.
Cannes Lions Winning Editor Ernie Gilbert Talks Creative Strategy Behind 'This is America' Music Video
Director/Editor Ernie Gilbert has a pretty outstanding track record when it comes to his stint in the industry — including assistant editing on Emmy, Golden Globe and Peabody award-winning shows like Baskets (FX), Atlanta (FX), and Barry (HBO). He has also worked with some of the largest ad agencies in the world and brands like Jordan, DirectTV, Banana Republic, Reebok, American Eagle and Fox Sports. In addition to his film work, he has edited music videos for the likes of John Legend, Trippie Red, 2 Chainz, Schoolboy Q, Linkin Park, Portugal the Man and Shawn Mendes. In 2018, Ernie was nominated for a VMA for best editing on Childish Gambino's "This is America," which has over 500 million YouTube views.
A Conversation with Anastas Michos ASC, Cinematographer of Netflix's upcoming teen rom-com sequel The Kissing Booth 2
Cinematographer of The Kissing Booth 2, Anastas Michos has worked on many renowned film and television projects, including The First Purge, Quantico, Motherless Brooklyn (DOP, 2nd unit), Death to Smoochy, Mona Lisa Smile, and the upcoming graphic-novel based film The Empty Man -- to name a few.
Focus Features’ latest documentary film, “The Sparks Brothers,” which was directed by Edgar Wright and first premiered at Sundance earlier this year, and made its official release on June 18.
by Jason DeSimone Starting your own production company is no easy task, and making sure you have all your ducks in a row is essential. Here are a few quick tips from pro, Jason DeSimone, who knows first hand about starting his own production company and finding success in doing so.