May 2017 - S-Films

Downtime Conversation on a Corporate Video Shoot

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Working on corporate sets can be long and tiresome, however you can usually expect to experience some downtime. Every once in a while you’ll have some time on set where there’s nothing for you to do. Everything has been set up on your part and maybe you’re waiting for talent or props or, like what we faced the other day, literally watching paint dry. Just like with any other job or career you will want to converse with and get to know the people you are working along side. Now there are some topics that you want to stay away from. Of course, you’ll want to stay away from the usual controversial topics, such as religion and politics, but then which topics are safe? There are definitely some topics that you and others can comfortably discuss. Many of which are related to your industry and general media trends. Not to mention, most people can and do contribute to conversations about these topics. Here are a few examples to give you an idea for future conversations: 1.)…

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