Filmmaking isn’t always fun. Sometimes it can suck — and suck pretty hard.
But those are big picture items and the truth is, it’s the little things that annoy us the most.
So when I read a post at Dollygrippery succinctly titled “Things That Suck,” it clicked with me. Even though I’ve never been a dolly grip, I connected with the list of small troubles that quickly add up. And my mind raced with things that I, as a camera assistant, have to deal with that suck.
Let’s just say it didn’t take me long to come up with 50 of them.