Valet loses our car!
Working on location can bring forth many mis-adventures! I just spent the last week working with some friends on some Music Video shoots in Memphis, TN. We all stayed in the outskirts at one of the Casino hotels in Tunica. We were working long days, and usually not leaving set until after midnight, but one day we wrapped up early and decided to go have dinner at the Horseshoe Casino down the street from where we were staying at Hollywood Casino. Since it was raining very heav
When is my Call Time?
You booked your first role! Whether it's as a speaking role or a background actor, it's very exciting to be on set, to see it all come together! To be a part of the magic of movie-making! So much to know, bring, do.... but the one question that's most popular for first time bookers is the "When is my call time?" Ok - let's be honest, it's the #1 question for ALL Bookers at some point or other ! To which my response is normally, "I don't have that yet, but when I do, I will
Hurry Up & Wait!
One of the first things you will learn by being on set is that there is a lot of "Hurry up and Wait." You may not fully understand what this means until your first time on set, but it's an inevitable part of this business. I just walked you through an all too common scenario for a day on set. The glitz and glamour aren't abounding when you are on set filming. (That comes later!) It's just a part of the biz. There is no point in complaining, you won't fix it or make it go fast
Details ... Details ... Details....
Lately I have been having a lot of talent submitting for projects BEFORE they take the time to read all the info.... the DETAILS... in particular the LOCATION or other important info. I am not sure how much plainer I can post it, I put the town, the state, and sometimes even the zip code. The date and specs are specifically listed. So with all of those details .... WHY am I still am having a huge amount of actors who respond to the casting and then they end up not following t