Author: RobynC

Coming soon…but first a break

I am closing my office to new clients for a month while I complete my Killer Cover Letters book, and work on another project that I will be very excited to reveal soon. I can only say today, that it

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LEE Filters new catalog is a fantastic resource

“Think LEE”, the new LEE Filters catalog is a gorgeous compendium, not just of their products, but also wonderful information for anyone working with light including Cinematographers, Gaffers, concert and theater Lighting Designers (my heart’s great love), and architects and

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Do the research and make your application spectacular

If you want your resume and cover letter to grab attention and succeed in landing you an interview, and if you want that interview to go well, you must research the company and the people involved. This advice applies to

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How to Follow Up on a Sent Resume

Calling the production office to follow up on a resume was always my least favorite part of the process. I hated the feeling that I was bothering people, and for a long time I had the notion that if they

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When you need people to work for free…

If you have read here for a while, you know that I discourage recent graduates from working for free on low-budget or student projects, in favor of doing any entry level job, on big, high budget films or shows, or

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Want your house to be filming location? Here are 10 cautionary tips for homeowners

As a production designer, I’ve worked in many locations in and around Los Angeles, including Griffith Park, the old LA Times building downtown, “the mansion” in Piru, and various sound stages. I shot almost all of one movie at the

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Divide your credits by media, not department

I always recommend dividing your resume credits up by type of project rather than department. That is how I write resumes for my film and TV clients. Here’s why: 1.It makes it easy for Producers to see that you have

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Writing a Killer Cover Letter book

My next e-book for Kindle is coming along nicely. I’m so looking forward to being able to publish this guide to help you to write great cover letters for each job application. That’s the first key right there – customizing

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It’s Awards Season

It’s the season of screeners, which we have the amazing good fortune to receive since my husband is a member of the CAS, which presents annual awards for Sound Mixing.   There has been a trend in the last couple

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My Holiday Gift to You

This is the last chance to get Work In Production Part One FREE for Kindle for at least several months. If you do pick it up, and feel so inclined, I’d love a review. Click on the Buy-It-Now button to

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