Getting Hired As A DIT – Part 2

Getting Hired As A DIT – Part 2

In Part 1 we looked at how to get your foot in the door. Now that we’re there, how do we secure the gig? How do we compete against other DIT services and come out winners? We have 5 more tips for you. 1. Manage the data You can survive almost any mistake you...
Getting Hired As A DIT – Part 1

Getting Hired As A DIT – Part 1

If you’re interested in understanding the role, or would like to join the ranks of the International Cinematographers’ Guild (Local 600) as a DIT, here are some of the things that we do to secure projects, in three parts. These ideas are no different for any other...
3 Rules For Working On Set

3 Rules For Working On Set

  There’s a lot to learn when you first start working on-set. Set has its own rhythm and vocabulary, with some jobs having evolved over a hundred years of repetition. New people stand out. While this article won’t change that, here are three rules that will help...
Film is dead, and good riddance

Film is dead, and good riddance

Good riddance to a good thing. A wonderful, constrained, beautiful, treacherous and artistic frenemy, I’ll miss you but I’m glad you’re gone. If that seems a bit schizophrenic, it is. Celluloid will always hold a place in my heart, probably yours too. It is special...