Category «Motiion Pictuures»

INTERVIEW TIPS

When interviewing for a position on a Motion Picture or Television series, keep these tips in mind. Research the show, movie or Production Company ahead of time.  If it is a series, study as many episodes as you can so you can speak intelligently about it. Know all you can about the person or persons …

WORKING HOURS OF MINORS

Working Hours of Minors AGES SET TIME WORK SCHOOL R&R TOTAL TIME 15 days thru 5 mos 9:30-11:30 am 2:30-4:30 pm 20 min n/a 1 hr 40min 2 hrs 6 mos thru 1 yr 4 hrs 2 hrs n/a 2 hrs 4 1/2 hrs 2 yrs thru 5 yrs 6 hrs 3 hrs n/a 3 …

HOW TO CRAFT A LOGLINGE

LOGLINES A one or two sentence description that captures the unique & conflicting elements of your screenplay. Include the following 5 elements to write a complete Log Line: Protagonist – Identify a main character along with his/her profession. Genre – Reveal the story’s setting when presenting the Conflict. Inner Conflict – A personal issue for …

SEVEN DEADLY WRITING SINS

Seven Deadly Sins of Writing… from Your Screenplay Sucks! Using Find (Ctrl F or Apple F) in your computer, chase down these words in any form you find them. Losing them or changing them will strengthen your work. “Find” spaceisspace should find only the word you’re looking for, not every “is” in your screenplay. is …

Sales Agents Tips for Independent Films

The job of the sales agent is to get you a distribution deal.   They will sell the rights to various distributors worldwide and take a commission. Expect to pay 10% – 25% commission. They will try and get Expenses covered – as much as $ 50,000.   They will take those expenses out of first dollar …

UNPAID INTERNS

Six Steps to Having an Unpaid Intern by Mike Haberman Interns, also known as Co-op students, have long been used by companies as a method of getting some inexpensive labor while providing a student with valuable work experience. In a tight candidate labor market it is an efficient way for a company to “test out” …