Walkie Talkie Etiquette

Effective Communication via Walkie Talkies Walkie talkies are essential tools on set for interacting with coworkers. Understanding their etiquette is crucial for smooth operations.  Equipment Overview Walkie Talkies and Surveillance Walkie Talkie: You’ll be provided with a fully charged walkie talkie at the start of the day. Surveillance: This is an earpiece with a speaker …

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Healthy Client Relationships The Foundation of Repeat Business Maintaining a strong relationship with your client is pivotal for rehire opportunities. The lessons on attitude and communication are especially relevant here. Staying Responsive and Engaged Timely Responses: Show your client that you’re attentive and proactive by responding quickly to their messages. Engage Deeply: Display genuine interest in their …

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Communication During an Interview

Communication During an Interview Welcome to this lesson on effective communication and maintaining focus during the recording process of an interview. Today, we’ll guide you through the essential aspects of capturing the best audio possible while minimizing distractions and maintaining professionalism. Preparing for the Record Button Before you hit the record button, make sure your …

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Closing Thoughts with Kyle Jacobsen

A Heartfelt Thanks Your Dedication and Growth  I’m deeply grateful to each of you for embarking on this journey through the “Set Etiquette for Production Sound Mixers” course. Witnessing your dedication to honing your craft and your eagerness to enhance your professional skills is truly inspiring. Reflecting on the Learning Experience The Value of Etiquette …

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When Work Becomes Personal The Dynamics of Work Relationships on Set In the film industry, work relationships on set can often blur into personal friendships. Understanding how to manage these relationships professionally is vital.   Leveraging Friendships for Networking Recurring Encounters: Repeated collaborations often lead to friendships. Networking Potential: These relationships can be advantageous for networking. For example, being …

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Social Media and Working on Set In the world of film and television production, social media can be a double-edged sword. While it’s a fantastic channel for promoting work and connecting with the community, there are critical protocols to follow, especially when you’re “on set.” Respecting Onset Confidentiality with Social Media Onset confidentiality is not to be taken lightly. Sharing …

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Communication on Set In the fast-paced environment of film and TV production, clear and timely communication is not just a courtesy—it’s a necessity. From pre-production meetings to day-of coordination, the way we exchange information with clients and crew members can make or break the efficiency of a day’s shoot. The Art of Timely Responses Responding promptly to …

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Handling Emergencies on Set Preparedness for Unexpected Situations Emergencies on set can range from equipment failure to personal crises. Being prepared and knowing how to handle such situations is crucial.  Equipment Failure Troubleshooting and Problem-Solving Stay Calm: Keeping a level head is essential. Identify the Issue: Analyze what could be causing the problem. Seek Assistance: Consult a superior …

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Protocol for Safety Hazards on Set When it comes to film production, safety isn’t just a priority—it’s a necessity. Each day on set should begin with a fundamental procedure: the safety meeting. This is the time when the first Assistant Director (AD) informs the cast and crew about any potential risks present that day, which could range from animals on …

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