May 29, 2016 at 11:31AM
Advice with bad attitudes
Hey guys, how're you all doing?
So - recently, I've had a run of bad luck with people -
I've worked with a few people who's attitudes absolutely stink, no matter how polite and humble you try to be (also happened on this forum with a certain primate)
How do you deal with this if you've experienced it and how does it impact you?
I find that my confidence is dropped when you're set up for the shot.
The other week I'm rigging an A7s with samyang cines etc, so the rig is never huge but the footage is always exactly what the director wants etc (proof of low self esteem there having to justify myself almost) and a couple of actors come up saying how the camera is literally small and it'd be impossible to get good footage out of it, they only work with reds etc etc
I am never. EVER. Rude in return, I just laugh a long and do my job.
Or people have to "poo poo" your work ;
E.G "it's ameture at best" etc
Now don't get me wrong, I can take critique, I made my first film (as in my own, I wrote, shot and edited etc) last year, sent it to the person i respect the most and they said it was literally the worst film they've ever seen - They explained why and I was absolutely fine, because it wasn't malicious, it was a conversation about the genuine bad points of the film.
Why do people feel the need to put themselves on a pedestal and take you down however by just being plain rude?
Sorry if this is a TLDR scenario, just getting rather annoyed over here!