It’s easy to be cynical about a Hollywood adage like, “Never say No. Ask for too much money.”
My final show as an Online Editor was the Swedish Sauna episode of ‘Indoor Out’ for HGTV in 2009. Before I left I wrote the following letter and checklist for the Assistant Editor who had been training to takeover my role.
The point of applying project management techniques to television production is to maximize the amount of time your team is doing the fun creative work instead of waiting for resources to become available.
Avid has posted an excellent interview with Assistant Editor Ryan Axe.
At some point the trend towards less office space per worker is going to collide with the minimum requirements of a room to be an edit suite.