1. Remember to take your lens cap off.
  2. Pick your shoot dates before casting.
  3. Ask your DP to bring his own F-Stops.
  4. The numbers and letters on the slate will never matter.
  5. Eat a small lunch.
  6. Only work with children or animals if it's reaaaaaaally funny.
  7. Acting is an art form, not a science.
  8. Clean audio is more important than safety.
  9. Check the gate (?)
  10. If you lose your tripod plate, you have to give up and find a different career.