Jobs in Hollywood: What it was like working with Farrah Fawcett

A friend of mine on facebook wrote a small post on the day Farrah Fawcett died to remember her. My friend was the AD (Assistant Director) on a shoot where Farrah was being filmed nude with only paint covering her body. To make her comfortable, he and several other crew members got naked with her and worked all day naked.  Just shoes and a headset! They joked and laughed all day long and Farrah gave him a big hug at the end of the day and thanked him for making the day so much fun.

What Film School will never teach you: Be careful where you poop

Some things just can't be taught by film school or any school.  Yesterday I asked the VTR guy what was the weirdest thing that's ever happened during a film production.  And here's what he said: They were shooting in a house and had turned the bedroom into a HUGE bathroom.    So it looked like a huge luxury bathroom with mirrors, cabinets, sinks and a toilet. Upon arriving early, one of the crew members needed to relieve himself, and instead of going to the bathroom in the 'small bathroom', he went for the 'big bathroom'.     But it was a big FAKE bathroom.   Oops. Well, he apparently noticed that the toilet was fake when he couldn't flush it.    So he just closed the cover. As the day progressed and the lights were…

A Typical Day On The Set

What I want to share with you in this blog is how you can have a career in the film industry: What kind of film jobs there are, the money you can make, and how to get in, even how to find the best online film school. I also want to give you a realistic view of what it’s like working in this industry. To do that I put together stories about what happens on a film set and what it’s like working on film sets. You can also get a feel for the exciting lifestyle you can have working in this industry. One of the best things about working in the film industry, is that you work on fun stuff all day long and you get to work with…