You know you’re a filmie when “they” call it déjà vu, but you call it a print-through moment! For newbie-filmies, print-through is when a recorded sound on a reel-to-reel magnetic stock recorder (like a Nagra) is so loud that an echo of it is heard before and after the sound itself. When the tape wraps […]
Planning an Oscar party? Oh yeah! Here are a couple of ideas to get you started. Start with the dress code to set the tone. DRESS CODE FOR GUESTS: Black tie (fun!) Creative black tie (more fun!) Dress as your favourite movie character from a movie that won an Oscar (wacky!) THE RED CARPET & […]
– – – – – – – – – – Deborah Patz is author of “Film Production Management 101” and the upcoming “Write! Shoot! Edit!” both published by MWP Books. Her set parka came from the “Edison Twins” shoot way back when.
Did you get it? Interesting answers came in from a variety of sources. The answer is: Best Writing Nominations at the Oscars Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (1936, Robert Riskin) The Maltese Falcon (1941, John Huston) Love Story (1970, Erich Segal) Away From Her (2007, Sarah Polley) Das Boot (1982, Wolfgang Petersen) American Graffiti (1973, […]
Mr. Deeds Goes To Town The Maltese Falcon Love Story Away From Her Das Boot American Graffiti Roman Holiday The Great Dictator Answer will come in the next posting… Cheers & a good shoot to you, Deb
Bills, bills! Who likes bills? Hang on… I know! The Production Coordinator during wrap week! Yup! Wrap week is the only time I’ve found myself near-pleading with suppliers to hurry up and send me the invoice so we can pay it before the production office closes at the end of the week. Strange business life, […]