Starting a new TV series job this week. Pushing the reset button on routines.
Or so they tell me… They keep telling me, write what you know. Which I sort of knew, but don’t, and seems easy to do, but isn’t. What do I know? I know how to be a perpetual outsider who looks like he’s not. Be nice. Go along. Get ignored. Fall through the cracks. BustContinue reading “Write What You Know”
Working a Saturday and looking at some of the elements of both. I ended up working another Saturday on this HBO Max comedy series. This is not unusual towards the end of a season when you’re trying to keep a schedule and make deadlines. It does wear you out after a while, but that’s somehowContinue reading “Worn Out vs. Burned Out”
Managing some unexpected extra work.
Maybe something positive comes out of the pandemic shutdown.
Not As Much Fun As It Sounds This week I was required to do an online Harassment Prevention Training course. This is ongoing entertainment industry fallout from Harvey Weinstein’s behavior and the #MeToo era. I suppose it’s partly to train us on expected behaviors, but it’s also a CYA move from the studios so theyContinue reading “Harassment Prevention Training”
Thoughts on time management in the workplace, working to your strengths and working from home in a pandemic.
In which I finally get to edit an episode of US network television. Last Monday my episode of The Good Doctor aired in the US on the ABC network (Ep312 “Mutations”). This is the culmination of 3 years on the show as an assistant editor, after 5 years of revamping my career by moving toContinue reading “This Week on ABC”
A friend of mine, who owns a visual effects company here in LA, mentioned she was having challenges with one of her employees accepting changes at the office. They were trying to streamline processes but he was resistant. He is talented and a good worker, so she didn’t want to lose him, but needed himContinue reading “ASD & Changes in the Workplace”