The Most Important Tool on Set is a Fanny PackShare this article:
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1) So much room for stuff!
A short list of great things to keep in a fanny pack: hot bricks, gum, a lighter, the call sheet / schedule, an extra cell phone battery, charging cable, eye drops, and whatever other secret items you need.
2) You can do acrobatics and everything will stay in place
Who knows what type of positions you’ll find yourself in on any given day. The beauty of a fanny back is all you have to do is zip that bad boy up and everything will stay in place. Need to walk on your head? No problem, your gum will be right where you left it
3) A great place to clip your walkie
Just clip your walkie to to the fanny pack waist strap. You won't believe how much easier this makes a 10-2.
4) Hard to lose
A million things go on during a 12 hour set day and your mind can't keep track of everything. You can set down a backpack and forget where you left it, but your fanny pack will always be on your person and that my FP friend is one less thing to worry about.
5) Perfect for show blacks!
Fanny packs come in a variety of styles and colors, but if you’re buying one to use on set - make sure it’s black.
6) A great place to hang your set badge
As long as you grab your FP out the door every day, you’ll remember your set badge. And you don’t have to worry about where you have to dangle it. It’ll always be on your FP!
7) A conversation starter
Some people use cigarettes to co-mingle on set, but nothing is stronger than the FP bond.
What do you keep in your fanny pack? Comment below!
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