New Set, Different Job

Posted on July 2, 2007

Saturday was picture wrap for the show I Key Gripped, but there’s no time to recover as yesterday started a brand new show where I’m Best Boy Electric. Most of the crew that I worked with Thursday-Saturday is also on this show.

The sudden shift is slightly weird. You get used to people being a specific position and then overnight it’s all changed up. People who were once running the show as Assistant Director and Art Director are now Sound Mixing and Gripping.

Also, being the second show of the week, there’s no official check-in/check-out, so you have to hope the last show took care of all the equipment. In our case they didn’t. The truck was an absolute mess, but that’s a story for another day.

Written by Joey Daoud

Joey Daoud is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. His past films have appeared on Netflix, The New York Times, and National Geographic. He is also a YouTube creator across multiple channels with videos garnering millions of views. In his free time, he likes to climb mountains, scuba dive, and brew unique coffees.

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