Work as a production assistant in Los Angeles (or anywhere) is extremely competitive.
Before I moved to Los Angeles, one of my professors gave me contact information for several alumni who were already living there.
Fact and fiction, are they really so different?
Which is why I’m going to list the top 10 myths, misconceptions, and falsehoods (no one says that that) about living in Los Angeles and working in the entertainment industry. I’ve lived here for over six months, which means I’ve experienced all of these things recently and also finally the necessary street cred.
And the myths are…
10. The weather is always warm and sunny.
I’ve heard from more than one person that their plan is to move to Los Angeles and work in the entertainment industry—but not before they secure employment. It’s common to think that this is the way it’s supposed to work because that is the way that most jobs work.
But this isn’t the case when it comes to jobs in Hollywood.