Your about to start a new project and chances are there will be at least one PA that is rather green or maybe has never even been on a set before. This is mostly the case in the non-union world. So its the first day of production you don’t have time to train them what do

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I’ve been a fan of Dropbox since the day it started. I have owned several computers for many years and the idea of syncing documents back and forth has been very cumbersome. Using Dropbox allows me to have the same production documents on my home computer, laptop, iPad and iPhone all in one place. If

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On larger projects or union shoots “crafty” is something that is typically carried out by the person whose sole job is operating craft service. These people are a pro at making snacks, keeping drinks cold and shopping in general. On smaller projects or low budget non-union shoots “crafty” is often neglected and sometimes delegated to a PA who

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I get it. You have small budget.  You might be making a feature for under 100K and the idea of having a 2nd AD just sounds too big budget. Here is where you are wrong.   The role of a 2nd AD is to focus on tomorrow and run base camp. The 1st AD has

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When I’m on set I often have the problem of juggling lots of papers. The problem for me is I loose things very easily.  I will almost daily loose my set of sides at least three times in a day. Recently I bought an iPad mini to help control the way I access information and

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