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#1 Joao Gambino

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 04:19 PM

does anyone know anything about how they make the office series, wich cameras and how many, how they light it, or anything else.

thanks
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#2 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 04:30 PM

I believe it's the Sony F-900 and primary lighting is coming from the floros on there which i would assume are just hidden kinos.

What I always found amazing is I've never seen a camera shadow.. ever, nor a boom. Good editing, I know, helps that, but still impressive to me.
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#3 Brian Rose

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Posted 08 April 2009 - 08:37 PM

According to one of the commentary tracks, their camera crew consists of people with prior experience shooting reality shows like Survivor and The Real World, in order to achieve that "run and gun" feel.

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#4 Joao Gambino

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Posted 08 April 2009 - 09:41 PM

it's quite good that thing you told about not having any shadows!
they hide their kinos on the walls on the wall meets the ceiling!
and ocasionally we see the boom!
it's so good!
intencional and well erxecuted!
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#5 Chris Keth

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Posted 09 April 2009 - 01:04 AM

F900Rs. All of the operators are seasoned reality ops. I worked with an op who does some work on the Office. He's also a survivor and amazing race veteran. All of the camera moves are planned, not off the cuff.
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