We communicate all day long on filmsets, and a lot depends on good communication. Assertive communication is balancing between the
Posts From Péter Várnai
In film industry, we sometimes fall into the trap of comparing our bad leadership habits to that of the military,
VUCA (the old term) and BANI (the new) are acronyms for describing how the world works, and I think filmmaking already worked on the BANI environment of things. VUCA: volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous - used to describe the world for a few decades till 2020 BANI: brittle, anxious, nonlinear and incomprehensible - a new way how the world works since 2020
Is softskills knowledge used by other industries applicable to film industry? Skills to work in a team, to lead a
Let's be honest, we filmmakers suck at teaching newcomers. 😅 There is a very simple model that can help us understand the stages of skill acquisition, and the ways we can hinder or help others and ourselves at those stages.
Film industry needs to learn more about soft-skills, especially leadership and learning skills. Other industries are light years ahead of us in this and that's why they are more efficient and more livable for the people working in them.
I am happily spreading the word about certain leadership and career skills for people working in the film industry.
But this doesn’t mean I believe that film industry can be overall totally different one day.
Yet why I am still doing this is...
Receiving feedback is usually hard. We human beings just don’t like when others feel entitled to tell us how we should have done what we have done. In a creative industry like film, it's a daily thing. But it's not just creatives who encounter this, it’s also part of the technical side of filmmaking as well.