Saturday, November 3, 2007

Today's Happiness List...

Today’s Happiness List is brought to you by:
The letter - F - for Filmmaking

Happiness is...

• Having a place to sit while waiting on the set
• Finding pieces of fudge at craft services
• Having people call me by my name instead of “Hey you” or “Stand In.”
• Working with great crew members
• Double time- not the kind where you have to move really fast but the kind where you earn twice your hourly pay
• Free Starbucks on set on late nights
• Getting paid just because I look like someone famous
• Mistakes in the schedule that allow me to go home after one hour with full pay (!)
• Meeting awesome actors who don’t have chips on their shoulders
• Avoiding those that do
• Finding wireless internet access so I can submit for principal while on set
• Making jokes like, “We’re called stand-ins because we stand in everyone’s way.” It’s not really a joke, though.
• Earning money towards pension and health care
• Earning money towards Unemployment, which I will file when I finish this project
• Getting paid to work in an industry that I love- living the dream!

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