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One of the most dangerous sayings among artists is "Jump and the net will appear." The idea that if you risk the universe will automatically protect you from the worst possible consequences is very seductive and is not actually true.
(In my twenties, a friend of a good friend of mine had a habit of announcing a change in career or life's longing monthly, each time blithely announcing that "The universe will provide." My friend once grimly noted "The universe" looked a lot like the woman's husband)
When you produce an indie, money is gathered slowly, painfully; I'd say you chip away at the amount you need like a sculptor working some marble, but imagine if while the sculptor delineated a leg, a bunch of marble sometimes grew back. Money gets promised, not always delivered.
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We're chatting NOW about all your #IATSE questions ahead of Hollywood's possible strike Monday.

Join us! And comment below with your questions ⬇️…
Listener @frankadirector has joined our Spaces chat to share his experience as a SAG and DGA member.

Share your story with us & join the chat 📽️…
If Hollywood crews go on strike, it will mark the first time in over 75 years.

Here's a closer look at how we got here and what’s at stake for the industry. #IATSE…
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Breaking: #IATSE announced that its members will go on strike on Oct. 18 if they can’t reach agreement on a new contract.…
A walkout would bring film and television productions across the country to a standstill and would be the biggest Hollywood labor dispute in more than a decade.…
The two sides have been back at the negotiating table since last week and have made progress, but the president of #IASTE recently told his members the decision to strike would come in a matter of days, not weeks.…
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1)I walked away from the film industry 3 years ago.
I did not leave because I no longer liked designing costumes, or running a costume dept.

I still liked my ACTUAL job.

I liked the new challenges, all the new worlds that I can explore with each project…

2)I love the new group of people who comes together, collaborating, imagining, creating something out of nothing.

Seeing my costume sketch get up and walk around the room is a magical feeling. Never stops being thrilling. The same feeling after 30 years of designing…
3)But those magical moments were being killed. They represented about 20% of my day.

Yes, the design process, my JOB, was reduced to what I did on the weekends.
I designed costumes on the weekends, time spent and rarely compensated for…
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