Wait, what?! Yes, if you are an actor, director, cinematographer or anyone that wants to work on a Movie or Television, you need to count your blessings that you get to work, even if it's for free. We all need to make our reels as current as we can and that means we have to work for free to get that paid gig we are working for.
Plus, you never know when that director's stuff is going to hit or who he’s trying to sell it to. Spielberg or Tom Hanks may get to see your talent sending your career into the stratosphere. Or, you can not do it and guarantee they will never get to see you shine.