Questions: What Did You Learn From Your First Job In Film?

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 17:45

In this week's Academy Originals was talked to several filmmakers to find out what they learned in their first film gig.

From actors to directors to writers the message was similar: the hours were long and the work was thankless... but memorable.

"I think I worked for $65 a day: 18-hour days, six days a week," writer / director Brett Morgen ("Crossfire Hurricane", "The Kid Stays in the Picture") said. "I learned very quickly it was going to be a long route from P.A. to the director's chair."

Check out some more from our Questions series, like this one where we asked moviemakers "Who Has Most Helped You Succeed?" and "What's Inspiring You Right Now?"