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With budgets and timelines getting squashed on the regular, I’m finding it more and more frustrating to have to triple bid with some projects with production budgets under 250K. How are you all feelin… more

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For any animation work that we created for a client for the web or broadcast we use to charge a usage/ buyout fee. Is this practice becoming a thing of the past?

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Just noticed a production consultant with the title Chief Production Officer. 🤔

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*not at VML title is old* What would you ask for in this situation? Production department at NYC agency has dissipated. Dir of Prod left and apparently left me glowing reviews with the senior team. P… more

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Hi everyone ! Do anyone knows a good book (or several) about methodologies and design producing for a futur UX Producer ? Thanks !

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Post Production Insurance. Is it standard to be billed for it when working with a post house? What does it cover?

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Feel like I’m getting hosed with the freelance jobs and rates I accept. I’m making about $65-80/ hour for a senior art/content producer position in LA. Is that a normal range for LA?

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What’s the going rate for a freelance Senior BA Manager for, say, the major cities like LA, NY, etc.?

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Good Morning, I started my own production company in 2020 and was still working a job. I recently had to walk away from the job and would like to take this time to pursue production full time. Does … more

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I’m currently a producer at an agency and am at the point where I’m just not sure I can sustain this long term. Have any of you transitioned or heard of any one transitioning to something else outside… more

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Had a shoot a week back in London and a gaffer left midday because they felt unwell. They weren’t particular helpful at all during the shoot and I’m hesitant to pay the full day rate he has invoiced f… more

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Agency producers— what is your style on set? I sometimes struggle with the balance between forceful / vocal or chill / deferential. Would like to hear everyone’s take

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I feel like a lot of my fellow producer friends are getting absolutely destroyed with their workload this summer (myself included). How are you guys surviving?

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What program do you all use to make a storyboard for a pitch deck? My illustrations skills are not the best, I’m looking for one where I can just plug-in images to get the idea across.

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I am line producing my first shoot in a long time and first at this agency as we are trying be more production oriented. Where can I find crew members (ie PAs, HMU, wardrobe, props)? Thanks!

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Would/have you ever start(ed) your own production company? Are you producing your own material or working as a vendor?

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I can feel the layoffs coming at my agency and I have an odd feeling I might be one of “going”. We all know prod budgets are often the first thing to go during a recession - anything you wish you knew… more

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What’s the most constructive criticism you’ve received?

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I am on an OTS shoot in Toronto in a few weeks. It will be a Union production. Does the stills team need to pay a session to shoot Union actors and extras on set in addition to the TVC session rates? … more

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Anyone here a freelance sound designer / mixer or can recco a great freelance sound designer and/or mixer for some upcoming work?

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Hi all, My friend is working with a moving company; he's a content creator who takes photos and videos with a7s III. He has no other working experience on his resume. No BA.

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Our team just opened up a studio in Chicago - Looking to connect with local Producers, Directors, DPs, Crew etc for future projects.

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Okay so, going to a shoot next week in LA and it’s my first one with no client attendees. Given the traditional account role will be null, wondering the best way to be useful?

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Any awesome Production Sups and/or PM’s in Minneapolis?

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I work as an Engineer in Post Production and do quite a bit of coding (my favorite part of what I do). I’m curious, are there others out there that code daily in this industry? If so, how do you leve… more

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Is there anyone I could have an informational interview with about production? It’s always been a key interest of mine, my college didn’t add it as a track until the day after I graduated🥺—but I have… more

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I am producer looking to move to a more cost effective city but still have the ability to find work either freelance or at an agency/production studio. Does anyone have any recommendations or testimon… more

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Hi, looking for info on what’s it’s like to live and work in Amsterdam and what the income tax/cost of living is like? Thank you!

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Can anyone offer some advice for someone wanting to learn CAD/Vectorworks software with no design background?

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Hi - I don’t normally work with voice over talent and have a few questions. Are they typically in a union? Is there work for non-union talent? And what are the rates like (range is fine). thx!

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