Sunday, June 10, 2012

Getting Jobs in Entertainment question 1188: Why do so many crew members wear Hawaiian shirts on set?

I used to wonder the same thing since I've always joked around that the "dress code" for a camera operator is a Hawaiian shirt. Apparently there's a reason. And that reason is... drum roll please.
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Because you can't see all the food stains they get all over themselves when they eat. Apparently stains just blend right in with the patterns on the Hawaiian shirts.

See? It pays to attend networking events. You learn useful information like this. After all you wouldn't want to be the only grip wearing a white collared shirt with spaghetti sauce splatters all over you.

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