Managing Expectations and Models in China
Managing expectations and models in China requires an understanding of the cultural and business norms in the country. Here are a few tips for managing expectations when working with models in China:
Build Relationships: Building relationships with models is an important aspect of doing business in China. This means taking the time to get to know the model and establishing a rapport before beginning the shoot.
Be Clear and Specific: Chinese models may be less likely to ask questions or speak up if they don’t understand something. Therefore, it’s important to be clear and specific when communicating expectations and instructions.
Respect Cultural Differences: China has a different cultural context than many other countries, and it’s important to be aware of and respect these differences. This includes being mindful of cultural norms around modesty and avoiding any behaviors that could be perceived as disrespectful.
Provide Adequate Support: Providing adequate support to models is important in China, where long working hours and challenging conditions may be expected. Make sure to provide food, water, and rest breaks as needed, and be prepared to work within the limits of what is feasible for the model.
Be Prepared for Last-Minute Changes: In China, it’s not uncommon for last-minute changes to occur due to unforeseen circumstances or changes in schedules. Be prepared to be flexible and adapt your plans as needed, while still maintaining clear communication with the model and your team.
Overall, managing expectations and models in China requires a respectful and culturally sensitive approach, as well as flexibility and adaptability in response to changing circumstances.
You can hire Alchemist Films to help you do all that.