Bradley Field is relatively new to the film industry, coming to it after 12 years in the Army. But his military training has served him well, allowing him to move from Security to Accounting in only a short time. He talks to Kalena about the similarities and differences of movies vs military.
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Matthew Kelly Jackson talks about how the film industry is like a big family. And as with any family, it can be both good and bad. He and Kalena also talk about the ways the industry has changed in Atlanta in the past decade. And he reveals the secrets to the many rolls of colored tape the Second Assistant always carries around.
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Stephanie Morales knows what makes people happy: home made grilled cheese sandwiches. She tells Kalena the secrets of running Craft Service and how to keep everybody on set happy and healthy.
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John explains the importance of "the walkie" to the work of a Second Assistant Director. Plus the value of a quick wit and a sharp brain. And we learn that he's not really anyone's assistant, despite the title. Huh.
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Marcia McIntyre came to Atlanta via Brooklyn. She started her film career as a receptionist at Lorne Michael's Broadway Video production studios. And from there she worked her way to Atlanta and up the production ladder to become travel coordinator. It's may not be where she wants to end up, but for now it suits her no-nonsense personality. Plus she doesn't get star struck - except for one surprising star.
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April Janow didn't go to school for accounting. In fact, she doesn't recommend it for her line of work. Detective school might be more appropriate. In this episode of The Credits podcast, Kalena and April discuss exactly what a production accountant does all day and the winding path that April took to become one of the best in the business.
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In this, the premiere episode of The Credits Podcast, we meet Set Dresser Taraja Ramsess. Like many of the interviews you'll hear on The Credits, we learn that Taraja has more than one talent up his paint-covered sleeves.
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