Tag: film

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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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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My book is now available on Amazon for Kindle

Here it is, newly available on Amazon for Kindle. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MTQPITS Here’s an excerpt: “In my film career, I have worked in the production office, a tiny bit of Wardrobe, and in the Art Department, doing everything from On-set Dresser to

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Interview: Production Designer Bill Cole

  I am delighted to present this interview with my friend set designer Bill Cole. I met Bill about 18 or 19 years ago. He gave me the chance to work with him in his art department making props and scenic

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Your “Other” Jobs

How do you show that your other work is relevant to filmmaking? Especially when you’re first starting out in the business, you will probably have some, or many jobs, that have nothing to do with making movies or working in

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Job Interview Tips for Film or Theater

Here in the US, film and theater can be some of the most casual work environments ever. The shlumpy person hanging around the production office in the rattiest jeans and oldest faded t-shirt is liable to be the Director. In

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Don’t Make These Common Cover Letter Mistakes!

Recently I wrote an article at ProductionHub, Tips For Creating a Solid Production Résumé, detailing the top seven mistakes people make on their Production Résume’s. Here’s a companion piece about the seven most prevalent mistakes I see on people’s Cover

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How to Structure Your Portfolio

Design Portfolio Best Practices Part Two Designers and creatives seeking work will have three parts to their interview presentation: résumé, references and portfolio. I’m assuming that your résumé, cover letter and excellent phone skills got you in the door. Now

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Welcome

  Thank you for visiting Robyn Coburn Résumé Review. In the coming weeks I’ll be adding more information about writing résumés, customizing cover letters and creating beautiful portfolios for your job searching in the entertainment business. I want to make

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