The Real Life Adventures of a Production Assistant

This article is a guest contribution from the Anonymous Production Assistant. The Anonymous Production Assistant has been blogging for six years about life at the bottom of the Hollywood ladder. Currently, TAPA is running a Kickstarter campaign for her latest venture, Crew Call: The Below-the-Line Podcast, which if you like fun you will donate some […]

How to Make Yourself Marketable in the TV Industry

Not just anyone begins their career at Harpo Studios, the production company owned by Oprah Winfrey, it takes someone who has gone further than the average and pushed past fear and complacency. Zach Perlinski is one such person, leveraging his experience in college to land a production assistant job with Harpo Studios despite competing against […]

TV Production Assistant Jobs: How to Get Them and What to Expect

Anyone that wants to work in television should go back and watch The Newsroom on HBO. I originally resisted, fearful I’d be annoyed by some over-scripted and over-dramatized representation of my adult life. Season one came and went, despite pleading from many of my television cohorts that it was relatively on point and worthy of […]