Tag Archives: Film Production

Tommy Wiseau – Back On Set With a Mad Genius

  I first met Tommy Wiseau in 2007, my first month in Los Angeles.  I submitted to a casting notice in Backstage West and was called on a series of auditions at his studio, an unassuming building on Pico Blvd. … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location

When shooting a film there are many factors to take into consideration when looking for shoot locations.   Whether you are shooting interiors or exteriors here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing a location for your film … Continue reading

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Showtime Anxiety

After months of preparations, hard work, long hours and just the right amount of drama, it is showtime.  Whether you are shooting a film or mounting a live production the shoot or opening tends sneak up on you no matter how … Continue reading

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It’s All On You

Being a Producer is a daunting task, it takes commitment, stamina, determination, diplomacy, the ability to multitask and stick with it until completion.  More than half the film productions I have worked on in my 15 years as a performer … Continue reading

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Contracts

  When working on low budget or independent productions sometimes the need for contractual agreements is over looked.  Any time you hire someone to be part of you team for a production, it is a good idea to have both … Continue reading

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Crunch Time

I like to call the week before a play opens or a film begins shooting “crunch time”.  No matter how much time you have given yourself for rehearsals, to prep for a production or how prepared you think you are, this is a … Continue reading

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Weekly Inventory

When in the throws of a production it is easy to get caught up in certain details while other aspects get lost in the shuffle.  This is where the “Production Bible” can be a life saver, keeping all the tasks and … Continue reading

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