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Old 07-06-2016, 06:03 PM   #4
Alcove Audio
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My first question is "Are you being paid?" If the answer is "yes" then you are a hired hand expected to do exactly what the director (and producers) want. So shut up, stop whining and do your freakin' job! If the director and producers do not wish to take advantage of your experience, expertise and genius that's not your problem. Do what they want and move on to your next gig. As their resident expert, however, you need to point out obvious faux pas, errors and problems. Keep a log of all your conversations and be sure to note your disagreements (so when the feces hits the fan and they need to reshoot you're not the one who gets splattered; you already detailed the issues.)

If the answer is "No," you are not being paid (or only receiving a token fee), then you need to re-evaluate your participation in the project. There are a multitude of factors that will influence your decision; will participation forward your career? Are there any challenges in the project that you would like to address to expand your skill set? Are there any other participants - on either side of the camera - with whom you really want to work? Etc., etc., etc., etc., etc.
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