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Leadership

Soft skills you need for a career in film industry
Leadership

Soft skills you need for a career in film industry

"Soft skills are a combination of people skills, social skills, communication skills, social intelligence and emotional intelligence quotients among others that enable people to navigate their environment, work well with others, perform well, and achieve their goals with complementing hard skills."

An in depth list with resources to start with.

About the Mistakes we Make
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About the Mistakes we Make

On set, we make mistakes whether we acknowledge them or hide them.
Noone is perfect. And it’s perfectly okay.

I think it is also culturally embedded in the film-crew that making mistakes is something close to the end of the world, and in some cases it is.
But let's see what else is out there about making mistakes.

Especially when you are just starting out.

Podcast Ep1: Mark Weingartner, ASC – VFX DP of Dark Knight
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Podcast Ep1: Mark Weingartner, ASC – VFX DP of Dark Knight

Lets talk about film-life topics with the VFX DP of Inception, Dark Knight, Hunger Games:

- Managing a team of people you don't know
- Managing time on set
- Delegating tasks
- Relationship with upper-management
- Career path from something non film through lighting, to DP-ing
- Work/Private-Life Balance
- Financial planning while working in film industry

Giving tasks to others – Delegating in depth
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Giving tasks to others – Delegating in depth

We never expect someone else to imagine a book the same way we do, but we always demand others to imagine the execution of a task exactly the same way we have.

Transferring thoughts don’t happen by itself, you have to learn how to do it properly and precisely.
An in-depth article about delegating and micromanaging.