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Working Crew on Survivor TV Show: pt 7 – It’s a Wrap!

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Survivor Thailand – Unit Department crew loading containers Working Crew on Survivor TV Show: pt 7 – It’s a Wrap! A very peculiar aspect of the Survivor Reality Show production, for me, was that halfway through filming, my department heads were already planning the packing-up and shipping-out of the containers and crew. In fact, some of the Unit Department staff had already begun repacking several containers and closing them…

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Working Crew on Survivor TV Show: pt 2- Life on Crew

filming rehearsal for Challenges – Survivor Thailand Working Crew on Survivor TV Show: pt 2- Life on Crew So, what’s it like being part of the Survivor TV show crew? I suspect you’re all dying to hear how glamorous life is crewing one of America’s most famous and popular Reality TV shows… So here you go: Yes, I did in fact get to ‘hob-nob’ with directors, producers, cameramen, and even show host, Jeff Probst….

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Working Crew on Amazon Survivor pt 4 – My Job on the Dream Team

…Amazon Challenge games Working Crew on Amazon Survivor pt 4 – My Job on the Dream Team If you’re a Survivor TV fan and have ever wondered how things work on Survivor behind the scenes, you’re gonna love this post. I detail my crew job on the prestigious Dream Team and throw in a lot of information about other Survivor production departments along the way. Overview of Producing a Survivor Season: Creating a Survivor Show Season…

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Working Crew on Survivor TV Show: pt 6 – Filming

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filming the challenges on Survivor Thailand Working Crew on Survivor TV Show: pt 6 – Filming How does a Survivor TV show crew, like myself, spend an idle day off? Why, watching the rehearsals and live filming, of course. Who would miss the rare opportunity to get ‘back stage’ of the filming of one of America’s most famous and popular shows?  Not me! Whenever possible, I spent my entire day off going out to Survivor Thail…

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Working Crew on Survivor TV Show: pt 5 – Cruising on Crew

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Working Crew on Survivor TV Show: pt 5-  Cruising on Crew Critical Mass Week came and went. The entire Survivor film crew was finally comfortably housed in tents and bungalows. Filming got underway. My department shifted from a state of chaotic busy-ness into ‘cruise control’. My team’s new role was maintaining the ‘camp’: the rooms, tents, linens and daily needs of the entire film & production crew. That entailed many cleaning duties:…

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Working Crew on Survivor TV Show: pt 4 – Critical Mass Week and The Great Tent Catastrophe

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some of the cameramen on Survivor Working Crew on Survivor TV Show: pt 4  Critical Mass Week and The Great Tent Catastrophe In my last installment, Mishaps and Misadventures Behind Scenes, I detailed many of the unforeseen issues that we faced while setting up an entire tent city to house the film production crew during filming of Thailand Survivor. However, the most exasperating ‘wrench’ was yet to befall us… Critical Mass we…

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Working Crew on Survivor TV Show: pt 3 – Mishaps and Misadventures Behind Scenes

Setting up a Challenge – Survivor Thailand Working Crew on Survivor TV Show: pt 3 – Mishaps and Misadventures Behind Scenes In my last Thailand Survivor update, Crew Life, I left off in the thick of frenzy busyness. My immediate supervisor, Wendy, and I were running around doing the work of three people, since Wendy’s immediate boss had quit a few days into the production. We were still waiting for her replacement to arrive fr…

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Working Crew on Survivor TV Show: pt 1- How I Got Picked Up to Crew

Koh Tarutao – Thailand Working Crew on Survivor TV Show: pt 1- How I Got Picked Up to Crew Walking along the shady road of a Thai National Park island one lazy tropical afternoon, an Australian man I’d met two days earlier caught up with me and asked, “Would you like a job?” “Say what?” He proceeded to explain that a film production was in full swing there on the island. They wanted to hire me as a Thai translator for their Unit Dep…

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Working Crew on Amazon Survivor pt 7 – Cruising on Crew

…arty. And the very next day, Dec. 13th, BLAM, everyone would be gone, including me. (unlike the end of Thailand Survivor when I stayed to help pack up containers) Meanwhile, I & the rest of the Dream Team continued having a great time in the Amazon working on Survivor TV Show production crew. Our schedule followed that of the Challenge filming crew, so we had somewhat lax work hours. A common pattern was to help rehearse a Challenge game in t…

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Working Crew on Amazon Survivor pt 3 – Second Week in the Amazon

Ariau Amazon Tower – Manaus – Brazil Working Crew on Amazon Survivor pt 3 –  Second Week in the Amazon The first week of Amazon Survivor production only a few show crew were around the main filming area, way up the Negros River in the heart of the Brazil Amazon. We numbered just a handful of unit department people (my former department during Thailand Survivor), the production crew, and the challenge department staff (my department…

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