Think working in Hollywood is glamorous? Think again. While it's true that the wages are often extremely high and the perks plentiful, the flip-side are very, very long workdays. Grueling 18 hour workdays are common, occasionally with tragic results. When assistant cameraman Brent Hershman died after falling asleep at the wheel on his way home from a shoot in 1997, Oscar-winning cinematographer Haskell Wexler decided to explore the corporate motives behind the exhausting work grind. Wexler joins host Patt Morrison to talk about the resulting documentary, which is a must-see for people already working within the industry, and anyone hoping to break in.
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