Remember how I love my career? LOVE.
But there are times when my work annoys me.
Yesterday was the perfect example.
I was scheduled to be on set for a shoot at 8 am. According to the call sheet I was the first actor called. It's pretty standard that you'll show up to set and by the time you eat/get through wardrobe and makeup etc. it'll be a couple of hours before they actually use you. So, when I wandered onto set at around 10:30 to begin working, there were no surprises.
I worked for about 20-30 minutes, then they moved on to other shots.
2 hours later we broke for lunch.
2 and a half hours later, they finally used me again. For about 20 minutes. Doing close-ups of just me.
Now, I think even someone who is not familiar with how this whole filming process works will see the complete lack of common sense in there. They easily - easily - could have had me wrapped and on my way by about 11 in the morning. Instead I sat around all day doing absolutely nothing. I missed church. I missed a nap. I missed a fresh, hot dinner. I was aggravated.
Even then, watching 8 and 9-yr-olds perform the final death scene from Romeo and Juliet with a CPR dummy all day was pretty priceless.
Love. My. Career.