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How to price your services

When I started out, one of the things I had the most trouble with was pricing.  At first, I let the customers set the price. This was odd, as I have spent a lot of time  writing budgets.  I earned a level 1 diploma in bookkeeping, which didn’t go into much depth, but later I budgeted films, information […]

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Hey Stupid!!

“Hi, I’m stupid.” We’ve seen it again and again. Workplace “scandals” that involve public spats, arguments over bad management that end in someone getting fired. Some “gurus” claim this shows a lack of “emotional intelligence.”  I think it’s more to do with economic intelligence.  But, if you need a primer in emotional intelligence, here you […]

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Above the line or below the line

Above the Line: In a film budget, departments whose key members are traditionally recruited before the film’s financing is in place and before the budget is written.  These include development (costs and investment recoupment), story and screenplay, direction, production, cast, and any associated fringes. – Ptara’s guidebook. Michael Wohl may the the world’s foremost expert on […]

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