and “extra-ordinary teams” citing that a “real team” is a group with complementary skills, equal commitment and who are mutually accountable, and an “extra-ordinary team” is a real team that also has a deep commitment for one another’s personal growth and success.
It could be quite useful to have cast and crewmembers, prior to the formation of the team, write a one page outline of why they want to be involved in the film, and how the film will benefit them, professionally and/or personally. This exercise would provide a strong platform for leadership, as it would ensure that there are fewer unspoken expectations from the process, and will give insight into the potentially lateral skills that might be available within the team (ie. the sound recordist might have a witty and ironic writing style that could be utilized to blog about the production while on the
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