Backstage: the sequence shot*

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Some impressions of my latest movie-shooting (on this picture: the director explains important stuff while the actress is distracted) …

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absolutely nothing works without these walkie-talkies: seems like they give everyone a VIP Status. 
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the camera operator adjusts distances and sharpness

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especially for shootings at night you need special lighting. Believe me: nearly every light in movies is artificial! 
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Wanted? In 85 per cent of all cases you find crewmembers and actors at the Catering.
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that’s what it looks like in front of the camera. here it’s the video-operator testing measurements.
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the costumes. always the actor’s question: will it be oldfashioned or not?

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the director makes notes and explains his visions to us.
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our vision: lunch break
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our D.O.P. = the director of photography. the DOPs are always cool cats. see?

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Left: Me, private, enjoying the last sunbeams before the night-shoot.
Right: With my costume on (except the tights. but I had to get rid of them later on). It was damn freezing at night, but the daring flowerpower-girl survived.

that’s pretty much it 
 Now I’m wasted and have a cold. 
Don’t forget: Only 5 days left to win this …

*A sequence shot or long take is a sequence filmed in one shot without any editing and any cuts between plans! 
In moving shots is often accomplished through the use of a dolly or Steadicam and usually lasts several minutes.

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