Couple of questions - Sony a6000

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Slynky
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Re: I used to be in charge of folks like you!
In reply to zackiedawg, 8 months ago

zackiedawg wrote:

In another life, I served some duty as a 2nd Second AD - the person in charge of handling and organizing the extras. Hate to say it, but the extras are usually MUCH more fun to hang with than the main cast.

Hi, Justin ! (waves at one of the most helpful and easy-to-understand guys on the forum)

I don't mind the "hijack".

It seems like the extras/background on most of the sets I work are "wrangled" by the 2nd AD. On "The Hunger Games", though, we were given all our actions and managed by a PA... kind of unusual. They also gave her a wireless monitor to her.

Of all the principle cast members I've worked in a scene with, only 4 of them have ever spoken to me. That's about 35 actors in total. Of those 4, 3 were African American. A rough statistic, mind you, but it unofficially seems like they are less likely to be "full of themselves".

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