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#1 Tim Partridge

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Posted 27 August 2007 - 01:29 PM

Apparently:

http://mandy.com/1/j....cfm?v=23865396

Join a long line of greats including Billy Williams, Peter Suschitzsky, Douglas Slocombe, David Watkin, Dick Bush and Jordan Cronenwerth.

Oh, and did I mention it's minidv?
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#2 Kieran Scannell

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Posted 27 August 2007 - 04:03 PM

In 1975 i was in art school in Clerkenwell in London, next to the college was a really old church, i walked past it
every day with out really looking at it. One morning we noticed all these people, lights, security, cluttering the pavement outside, during lunch I and a couple of friends tried to get a peak at what was going on, we were of course
stopped at the door but who should come up behind us coming back after a lunch time drink! Ken Russell!
Without hesitation he invited us in gave us somewhere to watch (they were shooting the wedding scene from lisztomania) he was an absolute gem, kind and friendly I'll never forget him for that. I finished art school but became a
cameraman after what i saw that afternoon! I would shoot his dvcam footage of Hitlers cat in a breath if he would have me! but I'm already working.

My loss!

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#3 Andy_Alderslade

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Posted 27 August 2007 - 05:34 PM

I would shoot his dvcam footage of Hitlers cat in a breath if he would have me! but I'm already working.


Thats a really sweet and inspiring story. But should you still work for a man that has now been on Big Brother!

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#4 Tim Partridge

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Posted 27 August 2007 - 05:45 PM

Thanks for that Keiran. :)

Who else agrees that a Russell and Phil Rhodes team up would be the best thing to happen to the UK film biz this decade?
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#5 Tim O'Connor

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Posted 27 August 2007 - 05:52 PM

Thanks for that Keiran. :)

Who else agrees that a Russell and Phil Rhodes team up would be the best thing to happen to the UK film biz this decade?


Yes, but don't count out Mathew.
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#6 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 27 August 2007 - 06:59 PM

Ken who?

And what does he have to do with me?

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#7 John Sprung

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Posted 27 August 2007 - 07:21 PM

I would shoot his dvcam footage of Hitlers cat ....

Um, he had a dog, not a cat. A German shepard named Blondi. One of the assassination plots was to shoot him when he was walking the dog.



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#8 Kieran Scannell

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 10:38 AM

I'ts the name of the short he's shooting! " A kitten for Hitler" apparently.

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#9 Rolfe Klement

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 11:55 AM

MiniDV and Chromakey...

Pulling a key - That will be fun in post... not

thanks

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#10 John Sprung

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 12:11 PM

I'ts the name of the short he's shooting! " A kitten for Hitler" apparently.

Kieran.

Oh, OK.

"And now it's Springtime for ..... " ;-)




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