by Fadi Yakoub
Do you want to MAKE IT in Film Production!
Do you, or do you want to, work on film productions? If you want to expand in your career in film, this article will help you make it!
Why aren’t there more Film Directors making films. Props Masters, Sound Mixers, Costume Supervisors, Key Grips, etc. becoming Line Producers, Producers-For-Hire or UPM’s? Why aren’t more crew reaching the level of Department Head? Why aren’t more film school students finding work? I’m sure there are lots of reasons, but take a quiet moment to really look. Let’s see…. It’s not competence – most crew disappear pretty quickly if they’re slow witted and incompetent. Film students who graduate have shown they’re pretty smart. It’s not a lack of drive – again, for the same reasons. Wouldn’t you agree that the biggest hurdle is getting the opportunity? Well, that’s true and not true.
The biggest hurdle is MAKING the