A career in film is all about relationships. Unless you’re Anna Biller, you need to rely on a team to help construct your fantasies and capture them on celluloid. And for every amazing relationship you foster over the years, there can be a toxic one that seems to exist only to throw a spanner in your perfectly planned works.
Today in Craft, we talk about how to exit a toxic relationship with grace. If you need a few tips about how to make great relationships from the get-go, read our piece on creative partnerships.
How to spot a toxic relationship
A toxic partner or client is a person whose expectations are far higher than their budget, time limit or understanding can meet. Remember that not all toxic relationships come from bad people – in fact, many of my most toxic working relationships have been with friends.
Be afraid – be…