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What to do about time wasting no show producers?

No show "producers" are just as bad as no show models but what can be done about it and an amusing story of a time waster who expects models to get naked for free

Published Thu 19th May 2016
By itsAdult / Tales from the Porn Side

What to do about time wasting no show producers?

The logical answer is to avoid them like the plague but sometimes you have to give a producer a chance to redeem themselves and the the benefit of doubt about that hard to believe excuse why they failed to show up or contact you before you lost  out on a day of paid work for it.
Several years ago , producers paid a "kill fee" if they cancelled a shoot for some reason that was their own fault. If you havent heard of this then its because producers didnt do it that much.
To remedy the serial time wasters and the new producers coming up daily Its advisable to charge a 50% in advance "booking fee" with the balance being paid on completion of the job.
This is not perfect as some models have exploited this too but if I found out models were abusing this then I would name and shame them myself. It happened to a producer in UKAP years ago and the excuses ranged from her having a disease to grandma dying that it was plain as day she ripped the guy off. She never worked again and all she ever earned was £75
Heres a quick scenario of how this works in real life: I got a call from a new producer asking if it was right for a model to ask for an advance. Yes because you are new. He mentioned the girls name and I endorsed her reasons and backed her up because time wasters reflects badly on the rest of the business which is why models have to resort to this. Plus it puts them in a bad mood which affect the quality of work if the model is in a bad mood.
He ranted and raved about why he shouldnt pay it. So he didnt. He didnt get the shoot either. Why should a model tavel across London to his make shift studio in a dirty part of London to get naked for free!
I found out he had a history of trying to get free shoots from models and bad mouthed everyone of them as "money grabbers" with bad attitudes if they didnt agree to do a shoot for free. To him a great model was a looker who had a great attitude if she came down and did pics for him for free.
This made me laugh because he was so used to never havng to pay that he expected it all the time and didnt know otherwise. He had no money and was on the dole and I wondered when this business got so low as to become minimum wage or in his case no wage. The only thing going for him is that he could take a deent picture and thats where the girls did themselves no favours but this only lasted for so long before the tempers flared when women refused his requests for futher shoots. If they were really lucky they got £30 but he'd bitch about the £10 hire of the freezing cold garage he had to pay for by the hour.
Thats what comes with a sense of entitlement where people expect everything for free these days and part of the reason why the business has fallen into ill repute. 

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