[Tig] assistants

james yazbeck jyaz
Wed May 25 18:24:49 BST 2005


Let's take a Canadian perspective on this topic. This topic is getting and
boring and redundant. All it has accomplished is filling up our inboxes.
Let's stop this spam now kids.
Jim Yazbeck
 Colourist
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Most" <mmost at sbcglobal.net>
To: "Telecine Internet Group" <tig at colorist.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2005 1:11 PM
Subject: Re: [Tig] assistants


> Thanks to LAURENCE CLAYDON (laurence at bell-theatre.com) for supporting the
TIG in 2005
> --
>
>
> On May 25, 2005, at 7:42 AM, matthieu dubail wrote:
> > It's not about french or not. It's about old and new
> > way to manage a buisness.
>
> Really? How many other places in the world have you worked in that
> qualify you to make such a statement, let alone harbor such animosity
> towards the industry you seem to want to make your living in?
>
> You've now heard from numerous successful colorists (primarily in the
> US) that have basically told you that your entire assessment of the
> situation is dead wrong. Things haven't changed over the years nearly
> as much as you seem to want to believe they have, regardless of your
> limited personal experience with it and regardless of what
> techologies have or have not become available to a wider audience.
> You made the comparison with Picasso. Picasso's tools cost about
> $25.00. A telecine room currently costs about $3 million. Those who
> have paid for that room have a financial responsibility to staff it
> with proven talent than can bring in enough business to justify that
> expenditure. Degrees from art schools and universities have
> absolutely no impact on clients who want to come in, work with
> someone they enjoy working with, and walk out with an exemplary
> product - with no technical problems, and completed in a very short
> time frame. That requires experience. Unfortunately for you, the
> things you learn from experience cannot be taught to someone without
> it. And the value of that experience is not fully comprehended until
> you have it.
>
> I'd advise you to be more patient, but it's wasted advice. You've
> already decided the world is against you, and that you know far more
> than all of us who have spent years experiencing and learning
> whatever it is we have learned and experienced. Nothing I can say
> will make you understand what you will come to understand over time -
> if you're willing to learn.
>
> MIke Most
> VFX Supervisor
> IATSE Local 600
> Los Angeles
>
>
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