MAKING IT in Film Production!
Article #1. MAKING IT in Film Production! ©2005 John Gaskin 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
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,