Just a reminder for people to vote in the IF AWARDS for my film clip for Go/No-Go’s “Catching Up With You”. Please. I am begging now. Its one of my few projects that I’m genuinely quite proud of and want people to see it and vote for it and love it too. We shot it in sequence, in camera. There is no compositing there. Let your mind boggle. Thanks!
How HBO spent more than $200 million on Pacific |... →
Each Marine struck by shrapnel was wired with one of 24 reusable radio receivers that cost about $1,000 apiece, along with exploding squibs hidden under his uniform to simulate the impact of a bullet. The cost of those squibs: $11.50 apiece. Add this all up and pyrotechnics expert Joss Williams, who worked on the shoot, estimates exploding the squibs alone cost $1,000 for each one.
Memo to self
Next time, stick a small mic on the RED or a wireless feed from the sound mixer to the RED. Spending two days syncing rushes isn’t worth the time of whoever is doing it. [palmface[
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Rany on the Royals: Abd el-Kader and the Massacre... →
By contrast, Abd el-Kader conducted war in as civilized a manner as possible. He devised a series of rules for the treatment of prisoners which were, in some ways, a forerunner to the official rules codified in the Geneva Convention in 1949. In one instance, he released a group of French captive soldiers because he did not have enough food to feed them. Some prisoners were so impressed with Abd...