Film Set Humor – Part 1

So it’s one of those days on set, nothing is going right, everything is running behind schedule and you can barely stay awake. Let’s reach into our little bag of tricks and share a laugh or two. Here’s some film set humor – that is always sure to lighten the mood…even if some of it is true.

Don’t get offended, this is all in good fun!

Film Set Humor – Part 1  – Let’s get started with the classic  “Light bulb jokes.”

How many electricians does it take to change a light bulb?
It’s a globe!

How many Grips does it take to change a light bulb?
Two – one to hold the bulb and 1 to hit it with a hammer.

How many AC’s does it take to change a light bulb?
Not my dept.

How many DP’s does it take to change a light bulb?
One, they just hold up the bulb and the world revolves around them.

How many Producer does it take to change a light bulb?
A light bulb is not in the budget!

How many Teamster does it take to change a light bulb?
Four – you got a problem with that?

How many directors does it take to change a light bulb?
Just one more for safety, guys, I promise!

How many editors does it take to change a light bulb?
No more changes!

How many directors does it take to change a light bulb?
Just one, but he wants to do it twenty four times.

How many Editors does it take to change a light bulb?
None. It’s fine like that, move on.

How many AD’s does it take to change a light bulb?
One – 1st AD to ask for the change, one 2nd AD to change it and 5 PA’s to Yell “Changing Light bulb!”

How many first-time directors does it take to change a light bulb?
I don’t know, what do you think?

How many grips does it take to change a light bulb?
Not my department.

How many PA’s does it take to change in a light bulb?
Six, One to do it, five to wish they were asked to do it.

How many producers does it take to screw in a light bulb?
Producers don’t screw in light bulbs, they screw in hot tubs.

How many production designers does it take to change a light bulb?
Does it have to be a lightbulb?

How many production managers does it take to change in a light bulb?
None! if you would just make this a day exterior we wouldn’t need lights.

How many AD’s does it take to change in a light bulb?
There’s no time for that.

How many DP’s does it take to change in a light bulb?
Just one, if he’s got a good crew to do it.

How many actors does it take to change in a light bulb?
100 – One to do it and ninety-nine to say “I could’ve done that.”

How many grips does it take to change in a light bulb?
That’s electric’s job

How many DP’s does it take to change in a light bulb?
One. No, two. No… How many do we have on the truck?

How many A-list Actor’s does it take to change in a light bulb?
One – They just hold it and the whole world revolves around them.

How many art directors does it take to change in a light bulb
Does it have to be a light bulb? I’ve got this neat candle holder…

How many editors does it take to change a light bulb?
If we change the light bulb, we’ll have to change everything.

How many camera assistants does it take to change in a light bulb?
Five – one to do it and four to tell him how they did it on the last job.

How many old cameramen does it take to change a light bulb?
Three – one to change the bulb, and two to reminisce about how much better they were back in the good old days of film.

How many Stuntmen does it take to change in a light bulb?
Five. One to change it in and four to tell him how great he looked doing it.

How many Camera Assistants does it take to change in a light bulb?
Five: One to do it and four to tell you how they did it on the last job.

How many PA’s does it take to screw in a light bulb?
What’s a light bulb?

How many over eager PA’s does it take to change a li—?
Done!

How many videographers does it take to change a light bulb?
None. What do you think the gain is for?

How many Agents does it take to screw in a light bulb?
Actually, agents will screw just about anything.

How many Studio Executives does it take to change in a light bulb?
We don’t know. Light bulbs last longer than studio executives.

How many 2nd AD’s does it take to change in a light bulb?
Standby, I’ll check on that.

How many Screenwriters does it take to change a light bulb?
None. The light bulb stays in or I walk!

How many Sound Recordists does it take to change in a light bulb?
WHAT?

How many 1st AD’s does it take to change in a light bulb?
Why are you asking me that question? Can’t you see I’m busy!

If you can’t get enough… be sure to check out –  Film Set Humor – Part 2 for more laughs!

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