Riders for film needed

Riders with older moped and small cc motorcycles needed for a feature film shooting in Los Angeles in the beginning of November.

We'll be re-creating a street in Dominican Republic, so bikes need to be a bit "rough" cosmetically, but strong runners.

email questions to justinglory@gmail.com

Thanks!

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✨KARL✨RAY ✨JEBSON✨ /

how much does it pay?

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> classic carl jepsen wrote:

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> how much does it pay?

LOL!

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It sounds like you’re a locations or art PA being made to do work way outside your skill set for an Indy movie. Transpo would usually handle this in conjunction with the production designer.

You’re gonna have a miserable time trying to get ten individual moped riders with location appropriate bikes. Contact a picture car company in LA and get a quote- give it to your locations manager or UPM and tell ‘em to shut the duck up and shoot some parked cars instead. (edited)

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I have 15 rides and solid running bikes that are available for this film. Contact me with more information and we can make it happen.

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> Tom ono wrote:

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> It sounds like you’re a locations or art PA being made to do work way

> outside your skill set for an Indy movie. Transpo would usually handle

> this in conjunction with the production designer.

>

> You’re gonna have a miserable time trying to get ten individual moped

> d riders with location appropriate bikes. Contact a picture car

> company in LA and get a quote- give it to your locations manager or UPM

> and tell ‘em to shut the duck up and shoot some parked cars instead.

sounds like yer a friggin buzz kill

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Hepatitis J [OFMC] /

plenty of Dominican lookin ass riders in LA but not sure about bikes

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Maize for the win!

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Dang sorry I wish the heavy pedders could help but all of our bikes are fucking MINT lmao

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Dirty30 Dillon /

> Tom ono wrote:

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> It sounds like you’re a locations or art PA being made to do work way

> outside your skill set for an Indy movie. Transpo would usually handle

> this in conjunction with the production designer.

>

> You’re gonna have a miserable time trying to get ten individual moped

> d riders with location appropriate bikes. Contact a picture car

> company in LA and get a quote- give it to your locations manager or UPM

> and tell ‘em to shut the duck up and shoot some parked cars instead.

Profile says he's a moto coordinator, so I don't think he's a pa.

That said, rate and dates on request is worth mentioning.

Last time I had someone contact me for motion rental, they were put off that I already knew standard vintage bike rates for film. They wanted to rent 5 bikes for 28 days, and not for props, for talent use.

Told them $100/day, and they said "no way we're paying $2800 for 5 bikes."

My response was, "that's $2800/bike..."

Needless to say, they didn't have the budget.

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Mike McScoutington /

> Dirty30 Dillon wrote:

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> > Tom ono wrote:

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> > It sounds like you’re a locations or art PA being made to do work way

>

> > outside your skill set for an Indy movie. Transpo would usually handle

>

> > this in conjunction with the production designer.

>

> >

>

> > You’re gonna have a miserable time trying to get ten individual moped

>

> > d riders with location appropriate bikes. Contact a picture car

>

> > company in LA and get a quote- give it to your locations manager or

> UPM

>

> > and tell ‘em to shut the duck up and shoot some parked cars instead.

>

> Profile says he's a moto coordinator, so I don't think he's a pa.

>

> That said, rate and dates on request is worth mentioning.

>

> Last time I had someone contact me for motion rental, they were put off

> that I already knew standard vintage bike rates for film. They wanted to

> rent 5 bikes for 28 days, and not for props, for talent use.

>

> Told them $100/day, and they said "no way we're paying $2800 for 5

> bikes."

>

> My response was, "that's $2800/bike..."

>

> Needless to say, they didn't have the budget.

I was an extra on the movie Cedar Rapids. First day on set they asked everyone if they had shitty cars that they could use as props for the outside scene at the party. I was driving a clapped out '92 Jetta Wolfsburg at the time. They paid $50/day to park in it in the lawn on set instead of the parking lot.

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> Dirty30 Dillon wrote:

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> > Tom ono wrote:

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> > -------------------------------------------------------

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> > It sounds like you’re a locations or art PA being made to do work way

>

> > outside your skill set for an Indy movie. Transpo would usually handle

>

> > this in conjunction with the production designer.

>

> >

>

> > You’re gonna have a miserable time trying to get ten individual moped

>

> > d riders with location appropriate bikes. Contact a picture car

>

> > company in LA and get a quote- give it to your locations manager or

> UPM

>

> > and tell ‘em to shut the duck up and shoot some parked cars instead.

>

> Profile says he's a moto coordinator, so I don't think he's a pa.

>

> That said, rate and dates on request is worth mentioning.

>

> Last time I had someone contact me for motion rental, they were put off

> that I already knew standard vintage bike rates for film. They wanted to

> rent 5 bikes for 28 days, and not for props, for talent use.

>

> Told them $100/day, and they said "no way we're paying $2800 for 5

> bikes."

>

> My response was, "that's $2800/bike..."

>

> Needless to say, they didn't have the budget.

Sometimes seeming to be greedy costs you in the long run … sometimes you make more by taking less lol

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I wouldn't want anything less than the $100 per day per bike. Not worth tending to the bikes for les than that to make sure each are running perfect for the film work.

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> Jay Rivett wrote:

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> I wouldn't want anything less than the $100 per day per bike. Not worth

> tending to the bikes for les than that to make sure each are running

> perfect for the film work.

He didn’t either but instead of having 14k he ended up with a 0 … the filming went on without his bikes so they ditched the bike idea or negotiated a better price .. sometimes less means more …

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> Pops Peds wrote:

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> > Jay Rivett wrote:

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> > I wouldn't want anything less than the $100 per day per bike. Not

> worth

>

> > tending to the bikes for les than that to make sure each are running

>

> > perfect for the film work.

>

> He didn’t either but instead of having 14k he ended up with a 0 … the

> filming went on without his bikes so they ditched the bike idea or

> negotiated a better price .. sometimes less means more …

Dillon has a lot more experience working with film production than you do, pops.

A small budget production that couldn't afford 100 per day for a bike wouldn't be worth the hassle, and a big production has more money than god, so they can cough it up if they want the bikes.

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Classic poor person logic pops. I was raised to think like that, my dad is still poor at 70 years old, he's worked harder and has less than he easily could if he had a different ethos.

He's also a hardcore brainwashed talk radio conservative. Work hard, get taken advantage of, make some rich asshole more money, volunteer your time to get him elected again so he can screw ya harder and take more of what little you have.

Nah dude, if you're not having fun or getting paid, don't do it. Save your energy for something that will get you paid. If you're willing to under cut your neighbor so some Hollywood assholes can make more profit off a movie, it only benefits them.

But yeah, I'm sure shit will trickle down any day now. It's been 40 years and it hasn't, but they'll get right on it after the midterms.

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🇮🇹💦 Of the Loin /

All my bikes do fit the description

But since they are not only vintage mopeds, but vintage COTL mopeds if you need to ask what the price is you're already out of budget ┐(‘~`;)┌

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🦺🥇b to the eff /

> Mike McScoutington wrote:

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> I was an extra on the movie Cedar Rapids. First day on set they asked

> everyone if they had shitty cars that they could use as props for the

> outside scene at the party. I was driving a clapped out '92 Jetta

> Wolfsburg at the time. They paid $50/day to park in it in the lawn on

> set instead of the parking lot.

Man, I was an extra on the movie Frozen Assets and all I got was free pizza.

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Motorcycle coordinator isn’t a real position, which is why I’m skeptical. I’m a union props person with experience in the US, Canada, Europe, and Mexico. so I like to think I’m somewhat experienced in these things. Like I said, depending on the production, the bikes would be sourced by the Art Dept, moved to location by teamsters, and then for the shooting day the stunt coordinator and gang boss for transpo would coordinate the action safely.

Sorry if I came off as a Derbi downer.

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✨KARL✨RAY ✨JEBSON✨ /

how about instead of attempting to exploit moped people for your own personal financial gain you go ahead and fuck off

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> classic carl jepsen wrote:

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> how about instead of attempting to exploit moped people for your own

> personal financial gain you go ahead and fuck off

That’s harsh- he’s likely a PA making 100/day for 12-16 hours work.

Keep chugging along with the non-union shit, but join IATSE as soon as you can. They’re a shitty union in cahoots with capital, but you’ll still get okay money and really good health insurance.

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> Graham Motzing wrote:

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> Classic poor person logic pops. I was raised to think like that, my dad

> is still poor at 70 years old, he's worked harder and has less than he

> easily could if he had a different ethos.

>

> He's also a hardcore brainwashed talk radio conservative. Work hard, get

> taken advantage of, make some rich asshole more money, volunteer your

> time to get him elected again so he can screw ya harder and take more of

> what little you have.

>

> Nah dude, if you're not having fun or getting paid, don't do it. Save

> your energy for something that will get you paid. If you're willing to

> under cut your neighbor so some Hollywood assholes can make more profit

> off a movie, it only benefits them.

>

> But yeah, I'm sure shit will trickle down any day now. It's been 40

> years and it hasn't, but they'll get right on it after the midterms.

I’ll match dollars with you any day big shot !!!

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Terbo Speghetti /

> Pops Peds wrote:

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> > Graham Motzing wrote:

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> I’ll match dollars with you any day big shot !!!

Is anyone else trying to figure out if this is a compliment or an insult? What does it mean

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> Terbo Speghetti wrote:

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> > Pops Peds wrote:

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> > > Graham Motzing wrote:

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> > I’ll match dollars with you any day big shot !!!

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> Is anyone else trying to figure out if this is a compliment or an

> insult? What does it mean

Surely you’re not that dense buddy … read the first part of grahams post …

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I read it as a thinly veiled marriage proposal 🤔

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> Mike Boyd wrote:

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> I read it as a thinly veiled marriage proposal 🤔

^lmfao

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Dirty30 Dillon /

> Hugh Janus wrote:

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> > Pops Peds wrote:

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> > > Jay Rivett wrote:

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> > > I wouldn't want anything less than the $100 per day per bike. Not

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> > worth

>

> >

>

> > > tending to the bikes for les than that to make sure each are running

>

> >

>

> > > perfect for the film work.

>

> >

>

> > He didn’t either but instead of having 14k he ended up with a 0 … the

>

> > filming went on without his bikes so they ditched the bike idea or

>

> > negotiated a better price .. sometimes less means more …

>

> Dillon has a lot more experience working with film production than you

> do, pops.

>

> A small budget production that couldn't afford 100 per day for a bike

> wouldn't be worth the hassle, and a big production has more money than

> god, so they can cough it up if they want the bikes.

This is exactly the issue. If they don't have the budget to rent the bikes for what is a standard rate, they probably don't have a COI that will cover personal in injury or damage to bike or property. In addition, getting paid for delivery/pickup, any repair days etc. would be a hassle.

And also, I could have had 14k, but certainly didn't gain nothing. Because I wasn't locked into a service/on-call for the bikes, I worked normally at a day rate equal to or higher than what the bikes would have gotten me.per day, so that's cool.

I'll heartily agree with Graham that knowing your value in terms of skills and assets are something working for yourself requires, and something I wish I had had a grasp on earlier than I did.

But, working for the man will squash your sense of self worth pretty effectively.

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This is getting OT, but preach it!

the same goes for paying but we are less powerful in controlling that because we need others to do the same for it to work.

The rich take because the poor give away.

Price gouging only works on a population of desperate/ignorant people. If more people were somewhat self sufficient and financially smart…

To the point of the thread, I have no real clue but I do know that I can’t rent a car for less than $100 a day. I’ve rented scooters on vacation for barely less. Maybe wishful thinking would be that someone with mopeds would like the chance to do something unique for free?

But we all know about “moped time” and mopeds. Making a shot based on the volunteer model would probably take way more time/money than just hiring bikes.

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oh man, im a sucker, and pretty naieve. i would just handed em over if they needed em close by

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