What I Really Want to Do on Set in Hollywood: A Guide to Real Jobs in the Film Industry [NOOK Book]

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Go Hollywood—with a complete, insightful look at the biggest jobs on the movie set. What I Really Want to Do on Set in Hollywood is one-stop shopping for anyone who wants to work in film. It's the only behind-the-scenes title that offers a detailed look at the industry explores more than 35 jobs from around the film industry. A must-have for anyone interested in Hollywood.


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What I Really Want to Do on Set in Hollywood: A Guide to Real Jobs in the Film Industry

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Overview

Go Hollywood—with a complete, insightful look at the biggest jobs on the movie set. What I Really Want to Do on Set in Hollywood is one-stop shopping for anyone who wants to work in film. It's the only behind-the-scenes title that offers a detailed look at the industry explores more than 35 jobs from around the film industry. A must-have for anyone interested in Hollywood.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307875167
  • Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
  • Publication date: 5/26/2010
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 1,095,232
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author



Brian Dzyak, a freelance cameraman, has worked on We Are Marshall, Evan Almighty, and many other films, along with West Wing and other TV shows. He lives in Los Angeles.
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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
The Business...Really     1
What I Really Want to Do     3
What I Really Need to Know     15
Where I Really Need to Go     21
What I Really Need to Have     25
What Am I Getting Myself Into?     33
Talent Support: What I Really Want to Do Is...     44
Stunts     45
Stunt Coordinate     51
Teach     57
Costume     63
Costume Design     71
Makeup     77
Hair     87
Props     93
The Director's Unit: What I Really Want to Do Is...     99
PA     101
Train for the DGA     109
Second Assistant Direct     119
First Assistant Direct     127
Unit Production Manage     133
Direct     141
Script Supervise     151
The Camera Department: What I Really Want to Do Is...     158
Load     159
Second AC     165
First AC     171
Operate     179
DIT     185
DP     191
The Grip Department: What I Really Want to Do Is...     203
Grip     205
Dolly Grip     209
Key Grip     217
The Electric Department: What I Really Want to Do Is...     221
Electric     223
Gaffe     231
The Sound Department: What I Really Want to Do Is...     237
Pull Cable     239
Boom     245
Mix Sound     251
Special Effects: What I Really Want to Do Is...     259
Special Effects     261
Sets: What I Really Want to Do Is...     268
Location Manage     269
Greens     277
Paint     283
Dress Sets     289
The Publicity Department: What I Really Want to Do Is...     295
Unit Publicity     297
Unit Still Photography     303
Behind-the-Scenes Camerawork     309
Cast & Crew Support: What I Really Want to Do Is...     317
Crafts Service     319
On-Set Medic     325
Transportation     333
Afterword     339
Contact Information     341
Glossary     347
Additional Resources     355
Index     359
About the Author      373
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