I have the creeping crud. Two of our editors have/had it. Our producer had it. And now me. Luckily, there's this handy article about helping you feel better when you have the crud. I'm following the instructions to the letter.
Any doubts I'm having that I need a dual 6-core computer are being wiped away by these kinds of last minute "requests".
I mean, those doubts that aren't supersceded by the fact that such a computer is going to blow six grand.
But when you have 3D rendering to do, there really isn't any choice. You gotta go with a fast machine. Or two. Or maybe a render farm. But a really fast machine probably has top priority.
You'd think with all these high-end demands on us we'd be getting paid. Getting paid something so I can have a staff.
In the meantime I'd thought that maybe I'd push off part of Saturday's shoot to another date because I'm feeling under-the-weather. Instead what's going to happen is I'm going to sleep 18 hours tomorrow and I'm going to have a lot of alcohol on hand. I'm also going to be super nice to the set designer because he's under a lot of pressure.