First off hes not a nasty guy he just has it stuck in his head that everything must be the way he likes.
Doing a media degree and 4 of us in group, he stays in halls I stay 30 miles away and get train other guys live 10 miles away and drive so we are limited in what we can do.
He wanted us to meet at 8.30am in mornings before class which we couldnt do so he called us lazy, when we wrote scripts he decided his was best, he was the director, whom he wanted in front of camera, and who was filming etc basically took control of everything.
When we got round to editing again he wanted us to meet at 8.30 and we compromised or so we thought to 9am, I got there early as got a lift to find he had been up all night doing it himself as he wanted it his way and despite us saying we would be happy to edit it ourselves he refused to let us touch it.
A few days pass and our lecturer contacts us and says he has reported us for making him do all the work and always turning up late and how we should get zero marks as we did nothing and he did it all!
How should I respond to him bearing in mind hes more naive than nasty.
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- Thread Starter
- 22-02-2016 20:31
- 23-02-2016 18:11
Show lecturer records of your text messages (such as you saying you can't meet at 830 and him calling you all lazy) and explain, just as above, how you all live far away and can't meet at that time which he hasn't taken into understanding. If you have any proof of him choosing his own script and not yours (such as printing off evidence that you emailed him the scripts you wrote) your lecturer should see that you did contribute, this other person just chose to ignore your contributions. Show this person that they can't expect the world to revolve around them, if they don't learn this lesson now they never will. Imagine if he became a director?? Could you imagine actually having to work with him, it would then be even harder to report him for ignoring such things.