Actors and crew members don't always share information. Why should they, they don't want you to get the job before they do! Now is your chance to learn the scoop.
You will become familiar with vital information such as:
- Phone numbers you need to know.
- What's so important about belonging to a union?
- How do you go about obtaining your union membership.
- Industry Jargon - You hear these terms used on the set... Do you know what they mean?
- Hero Prop - The main prop used in a scene.
- Hot Set - A set that is dressed, has been used in picture, and will be used again in another scene. Everything must match, so DON'T TOUCH!!!
- Martini Shot - This is the last shot of the day before wrap. In the 40's and 50's it was popular for an afterwork cocktail.
- Banana - a cross that curves like a banana.
- Under Five - An actor with five, or less, lines.
- Best Boy - Both the Grip department and Electrical department have one.
You'll receive tips on:
- Agent Advice
- Reading and understanding the Callsheet
- Who, what, where...crews, personnel, terminology
- Job hotlines
- Casting agencies