Dear Diary – Day 2

Dear Diary: Today, like most days, I’m running one-hundred and fifty miles in a lot of directions simultaneously. My in-box sounds like Ms. Pac Girl on steroids. Ping. Ping. Ping. Twenty-five...

What’s a Cost Tracker?

Every good Line Producer knows the financial health or sickness of their production at all times.  Knowing where you are financially helps you overcome the unpredictable.  You know what I’m...

Why Production Meetings

Before you shoot you must have a pre-production meeting before everyone scatters to wherever the heck they’re going. Yeah, I know, meetings, meetings, meetings.  The constant yammerimg of people...

A Budget is like Silly Putty

Silly Putty – a popular toy during the 50’s and 60’s.  It was housed in a bright red plastic egg case, and could bounce, stretch, and take on various shapes.  It was meant to occupy a...

Being in TV

There are several essential ingredients you’ll need to make it in television production.  A certain somethin’somethin’ you must have that makes you  stick-to-it no matter what. ...