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ALLEY WATCH

By Alley Watch

Crew Me Up Transforms How the Entertainment Industry Hires Crew Members

The entertainment industry is characterized by its long-hours and unpredictability with crew members’ availability. This makes it difficult for production to staff properly and efficiently. Crew Me Up is the database of filmmakers that adds structure to and centralizes the hiring process, making it easy for film professionals to expand their networks and explore job opportunities.  

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NO FILM SCHOOL

Written By Jo Light

Crew Me Up Wants to Change the Way You Get Hired in Film and TV

Crew Me Up is the first industry-tailored mobile platform that connects filmmakers in real-time. The app offers a streamlined pathway to access and track film and TV jobs that are posted in various regions.

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DIGITAL CINEMA REPORT

By Nick Dager

Joshua Friedman: People Person

Joshua A. Friedman started his decades-long career in the motion picture business as a production assistant on Law & Order: Criminal Intent, working his way into the Director’s Guild as an assistant director on Person of Interest. Along the way he wrote the book Getting It Done: The Ultimate Production Assistant Guide. 

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RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 

Written By Kathryn Butt

Getting It Done: The Ultimate Production Assistant Guide (Review)

This is definitely the most impressive collation of advice and factual information I’ve seen for those at the bottom of the production ladder. The book is complete with role breakdowns, explanations of technical terminology, and a fun mix of personal anecdotes from Friedman’s own experience.

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FILM THREAT PODCAST

Hosted by Nick Gore

The Future Of Indie Film in 2021

Filmmaker Joshua A. Friedman chats about the challenges facing independent filmmakers in 2021 by offering concrete solutions. We’ll discuss budgets, production issues, fixing problems and his new app.

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BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK

Hosted by Carol Massar

Live Interview with Joshua A. Friedman & Carol Massar

Joshua A. Friedman joins Carol Massar to discuss the business of Crew Me Up.

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BEYOND THE SET

Hosted by Brian Kirsch & NYPA

Episode 6: Crew Me Up Co-Founder Joshua A. Friedman

Joshua A. Friedman joins Beyond the Set New York to discuss his time working in production throughout New York State and his company Crew Me Up.

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GET REAL INDIE FILMMAKER 2020

Finding Local Crew With An App

Hosted by Jeffrey Michael Bays & Forris Day Jr.

Making it easier to find crew in your local area with their new app, Crew Me Up. Josh has worked on such productions as ‘Law and Order’ ‘ Adjustment Bureau,’ and wrote the quintessential guidebook for production assistants: ‘Getting It Done.”

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