Friday, April 2, 2010

entertainment industry coach Question 394: What is golden time and why are some people against it?

Golden time means you’ve been working waaaaaaaaay over time and the production has to pay you lots of money. Some people are against it because they are sacrificing their health, time with family, and in tragic cases their lives, due to excessive hours and lack of sleep. This is a very serious subject for me because my first day of work at the Cinematographers Guild, a camera assistant fell asleep at the wheel and lost his life leaving behind his wife and young children. Google "Brent’s Rules" to find out more about the subject. Making lots of money is great, but you have to know your limits and know when you’re too tired to drive home.

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