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Hollywood is full of amazing people - artists, technicians, craftsmen, executives, performers, and business execs. Each of these people have their own personalities - some more challenging than others. Part of surviving in the industry is knowing how to work with everyone - including the most difficult personalities.  Hollywood veteran Casey Slade shares with us his entertaining insights on how to deal with ego in the film industry.


  • 22:56 FilmTalks video
  • Q&A with Jason Tomaric
  • Illustrated companion text


  • Where ego comes from in Hollywood
  • How to manage even the most difficult people
  • Techniques for keeping your job, even when working with difficult people
  • How to make friends, and not enemies in the industry
 "Jason proves that top-notch production values are within the reach of anyone who has ever dreamt of making his own movie. You’ll learn far more about filmmaking with this practical, thorough and meticulously organized site than you ever will watching "Project Greenlight." Jason knows what he’s talking about, because he’s actually done it!"
   - Steve Skrovan, Executive Producer,
         Everybody Loves Raymond