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Film Jobs – The Art Department

The head of the Art Department in film is the Production Designer, while in Television the same job is called Art Director. Just to make sure of maximum confusion, in films the Art Director is a separate position, reporting directly

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Networking Skills

Networking is the foundation of finding work in show business, no matter what area you want to make your career. A personal referral trumps a poorly formatted resume, limited credits, and lack of experience. Knowing someone is the best way

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How to write about “Problem Solving” in your cover letter

“Problem solving” comes up a lot in job listings. When it does, it is useful to give some examples of your ability in your cover letter. Indeed, recently I’ve seen this come up as a requirement in job listings. Like

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What does Success mean to you?

And why is determining this so important? One of the questions I ask my clients to answer is to finish this sentence: “I will consider myself a success when…” Much of time people write simple responses like “I am working

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A Month of Romance Movies

February is not only Valentine’s Day, but also my husband’s and my wedding anniversary. These are my personal favorite romantic movies that I will watch happily over and over – in no particular order. Watch one a day and fill

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How to write a killer cover letter that the UPM will actually want to read – Excerpt

Today, Monday Nov 13, is the last day to get “Work in Production Part Two: How to writer a killer cover letter that the UPM will actually want to read” for FREE on Kindle. The regular price will be $4.49,

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Learn how to write a fantastic cover letter – FREE books this weekend

Announcing my new book and newest venture I am thrilled to announce the publication of my second e-book, “Work In Production Part Two: How to write a killer cover letter that the UPM will actually want to read.” It’s a

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Interview: Pete Hammond, Writer, Film Critic and Presenter

  Working in production is not the only way to have a great career in entertainment. For people whose talents turn to critical thinking and writing essays rather than screenplays, you can have a fulfilling, successful career as a film

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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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