Let the Credits Roll: Interviews with Film Crew

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What exactly is a best boy or a grip? As the credits roll at the end of every film, listing the names of all the individuals who contributed to its making, many viewers have no idea what these people do. This book reveals the mystery behind the job titles as crew members tell their stories, explaining what their jobs are, how they came to have a career in filmmaking and their many experiences both serious and comic. The author has conducted interviews with 33 accredited members of film production crews from many ...
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About the Book What exactly is a best boy or a grip? As the credits roll at the end of every film, listing the names of all the individuals who contributed to its making, many ... viewers have no idea what these people do. This book reveals the mystery behind the job titles as crew members tell their stories, explaining what their jobs are, how they came to have a career in filmmaking and their many experiences both serious and comic. The author has conducted interviews with 33 accredited members of film production crews from many different American and British films. Each interview includes a brief introduction to the person as well as their filmography. Examples of individuals interviewed include: an assistant director, a best boy, a boom operator, a foley artist, a grip, a set decorator, a storyboard artist and a wrangler. Read more Show Less

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What exactly is a best boy or a grip? As the credits roll at the end of every film, listing the names of all the individuals who contributed to its making, many viewers have no idea what these people do. This book reveals the mystery behind the job titles as crew members tell their stories, explaining what their jobs are, how they came to have a career in filmmaking and their many experiences both serious and comic. The author has conducted interviews with 33 accredited members of film production crews from many different American and British films. Each interview includes a brief introduction to the person as well as their filmography. Examples of individuals interviewed include: an assistant director, a best boy, a boom operator, a foley artist, a grip, a set decorator, a storyboard artist and a wrangler.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786416790
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/28/2003
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

Writer and editor Barbara Baker's long-time interest in film was enhanced when she spent eight years casting film extras for Central Casting Ltd., London. She worked on films directed by Richard Attenborough, David Hare, Stephen Spielberg and many others. She discovered her flair for interviewing while employed as the editor of Upbeat, the magazine for the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. She now lives in London, England.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Introduction 1
Teddy Darvas (Editor) 7
Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski (Production Designer) 14
Stephen Warbeck (Composer) 23
Charlotte Walter (Costume Designer) 31
Lisa Janowski (First Assistant Director) 38
Salvatore Carino (Production Auditor) 45
Tom Nelson (Production Sound Mixer) 52
Angela Allen (Script Supervisor) 59
Peter Cavaciuti (Camera Operator/Steadicam) 70
Carolyn Scott (Set Decorator) 77
Stephen Barker (Post-Production Supervisor) 85
Christo Morse (Second Assistant Director) 91
Mark Coulier (Prosthetic Makeup Designer) 96
Jane Clark (Storyboard Artist) 104
Paul Wilson (Visual Effects/Miniature Photography) 110
Susan Jacobson (Clapper Loader) 119
Dennis Fraser MBE (Grip) 125
John Gutierrez (Boom Operator) 134
Larry Prinz (Gaffer) 140
Helen Blackshaw (Costume Assistant) 148
Kenneth Dodd (Best Boy Electric) 153
Peter Hutchinson (Special Effects Supervisor) 157
Chris Lyons (Special Effects Dental Technician) 166
Jemma Scott (Contact Lens Technician) 173
James Moore (Mouth/Beak Replacement Coordinator) 179
James Cosper (Location Scout) 184
Will Scheck (Greensperson) 190
Meredith Tucker (Casting Associate) 197
Diane Greaves (Foley Artist) 203
Richard Bradshaw (Stunt Performer) 209
Karen Fayerty (Unit Nurse) 218
Jim Clubb (Animal Supplier and Trainer) 222
Beccy Tiller (Location Caterer) 231
Index 237
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