How early jobs on the set lead to acting jobs, music jobs, other high paying jobs

The most common entry level job in the film industry is Production Assistant (PA). When I’m working I always hang out with the PAs. They are some of the coolest and most interesting people, and are really excited about their future in the industry. I love that! Some have gone to film school, some have done their own filmmaking, many are into music. Some are models, actors, dancers, writers. Working their craft from the inside. Smart. Here’s some PAs I met recently: Jim, a musician, gets his music into films by meeting people on the set. Editors and creative directors are often on set, and he gives them a sample of his music. Kevin is an actor. He gets acting jobs by knowing Production Managers and Producers. They get him…