“Get-it Factor” Gets You Work

What makes people want to hire you in the film industry? Sparkman explains how she used Friends in Film (FIF) to get opportunities that others are passed over. Watch it below!

An Exercise for Growth

Ever heard of the 80/20 principal?  This rule suggests that 20 percent of your activities will give you 80 percent of your results. To go FAST in life, we must decide to do the MOST impactful things.  So, let’s get clear on what you should do. Do this exercise. It will take a few minutes.  You will focus on what YOU WANT the most. There is nothing more important than what you want.   NEW thoughts will to come into your mind! You’ll create a new direction. You are in charge of your destiny! Let’s go!

Tips From a 1st AD on Set

A-lister Rolan is now 1st ADing (1st Assistant Director).  The 1st AD runs the entire set… it’s a top position! He shares his perspective on the PAs when he was 1st ADing on a music video. Inside info from our “own people!”  I LOVE this! Take a look!

How to get in the film UNIONS?

You do non-union work and use it to qualify for the union.  This is the same all over the world – US, London, Canada and Australia. A-lister Rolan just 1st AD (Assistant Director) on a music video.  Now, he has some qualifying days for the DGA (Directors Guild of America). Janet explains how you need to keep your paycheck stubs and call sheets to prove you did those union days.

How to get in the film UNIONS?

You do non-union work and use it to qualify for the union.  This is the same all over the world – US, London, Canada and Australia. A-lister Rolan just 1st AD (Assistant Director) on a music video.  Now, he has some qualifying days for the DGA (Directors Guild of America). Janet explains how you need to keep your paycheck stubs and call sheets to prove you did those union days.

Even Sparkman Gets Nervous

Do you get nervous sometimes? Do you see other people and go, “They’re super confident… not me.” FIF member Sparkman explains how she struggled with being nervous when she started out and how she grew into the person she wanted to be.    

An Exercise for Growth

If you look at every successful person, they all have ONE thing in common. – It’s not that they’re more talented. – It’s not that they have better connections. – It’s not that they are lucky. The ONE thing they have in common is they got clear on WHAT THEY WANT.  Here’s what’s interesting about that. Most people simply don’t take the time to write down what they want, and they end up 10 years down the road where they never intended to be. Want to figure out what you want…and how you can start making it happen? Watch this video.