Hurry Up and Wait

8 Mar No Comments MarkLeisherProductions Uncategorized ,

“Hurry up and wait.” This may as well be the motto of production. From call time to wrap, there are constant moments of pressure to hustle somewhere, followed by seemingly endless moments of standing around waiting for things to start. This is especially true when you’re a PA; your superiors Read More…

Scripty Life

1 Mar No Comments MarkLeisherProductions Uncategorized ,

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to work as a Script Supervisor for the first time on a short student film. It’s a massively underappreciated job, and I thought this seemed like a good opportunity to give some love to all the Scriptys out there. On every movie and TV Read More…

Light of Our Lives

29 Dec 1 Comment MarkLeisherProductions Uncategorized ,

In college, I spent a semester as the lighting director on a student-run sketch comedy. In an attempt to recruit some people for my lighting team, I told everyone, “Without us, you’d just be sitting around in the dark!” Hey, it actually worked for a couple of people. Good lighting Read More…

Who’s Who on Set: Below the Line

16 Nov No Comments MarkLeisherProductions Uncategorized ,

In my last post, we talked about the above-the-line crew on set: the Producers, Directors, Screenwriters, Cinematographers—basically everyone you’ve heard of. In this post, we’ll take on the below-the-line crew, who get a lot less recognition, but who are the backbone of any production. These are the people who do Read More…

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