17 – Working with Someone You Don’t Enjoy Working With

January 6, 2017

Let’s be honest.  We’ve all worked with someone that we just didn’t click with or downright despised, but felt like we had no choice but to stick it out with them.  Or we’ve worked on that project that drove us to tears and frustration, so much so that we would have given just about anything to walk away.  And yet, we didn’t.  And to this day, we’re probably the better for the experience.

 

Today’s podcast is about finding the best ways to overcome the great challenges of working with someone you don’t get along with, for the sake of the project.

 

Working through the challenges that were abundant on the first documentary film that I ever worked on, ‘Bombhunters’.

It’s also about knowing when to move on from the project or from the person when it seems like ultimately this may be the appropriate solution for the betterment of the film, if not for the people involved.  It’s filled with my own practical experiences working on some pretty difficult films with some fairly difficult people, and turning negatives into positives.

 

Enjoy the show, and be sure to let me know what you think of it.  I’ll bet you’ve got some of your own crazy stories… and I’d love to hear them.  Email to: Chris@BarangFilms.com

 

Related Resources

 

If you’re interested in watching my Nepal documentary (mentioned in the programme) , please visit Journey to Kathmandu.  To take advantage of the nearly 50 percent coupon simply use the coupon discount code mydoclife when checking out.  Not only will you get the 35 minute documentary, but it comes loaded with extras including special behind-the-scenes videos, full documentary commentary, deleted scenes, etc.  Once you’ve watched it, please let me know what you think.

 

To see the Bombhunters trailer that I spent my Christmas holiday working on in Phnom Penh.  (Referenced in the podcast.)

 

 

You can view the film in its entirety by going to Amazon Video

 

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