This is a collection of knowledge pieces I gathered during the years. I’ll keep adding to this list when I write a new article.
- Podcast Ep2: Dan Ming – 1st AC of Life of Pi
- Podcast Ep1: Mark Weingartner, ASC – VFX DP of Dark Knight
- Soft skills you need for a career in film industry
- How to learn in film industry
- About the Mistakes we Make
- Talent is a myth. Anyone can be the best.
- Learning something is an emotional rollercoaster. But the map exists
- Handling Criticism on a Film Set
Life in Film Industry
Resources from other sources
When I encounter any great resource that either comes from film industry or is directly applicable to our industry, I’ll add them here. Feel free to suggest new entries!
- Mike Abrashoff – It’s Your Ship
Shooting film is often compared to military operations – this is a book on effective modern leadership from a military leader
- Ron Howard on Smartless podcast
At a point, he talks about how he’s learned to let people try things to see if they work, i.e. not just being command and control.
- Saturday Night Live crew mentioned in the book Smarter Faster Better by Charles Duhigg
He talks about how psychological safety helped to make the culture at SNL feel safe enough to take risks and be honest with one another.