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#1 Denny Lajeunesse

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Posted 15 December 2009 - 07:30 PM

Is there an Allen Smithee equivalent for DoP's?

For example, you DoP a film and the director or producer decide to change the "look" of the film in post and the resulting CC'd footage looks horrible and you do not want people to think you lit it that way.
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#2 Brian Rose

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Posted 15 December 2009 - 08:59 PM

If there isn't, we on this forum should totally come up one!

My suggestion: Dan M. Blomete' which is an anagram for "Don't Blame Me"
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#3 James Steven Beverly

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Posted 16 December 2009 - 06:11 AM

:D

Edited by James Steven Beverly, 16 December 2009 - 06:11 AM.

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#4 Vincent Biron

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Posted 24 December 2009 - 03:35 PM

If there isn't, we on this forum should totally come up one!

My suggestion: Dan M. Blomete' which is an anagram for "Don't Blame Me"


This on cracked me up alright! Man I wish I couldve done that for some of the stuff I've shot...
Damn NLEs makin' CC easier to do for those fidgety editors!

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#5 Michael B McGee

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Posted 09 January 2010 - 11:29 PM

If there isn't, we on this forum should totally come up one!

My suggestion: Dan M. Blomete' which is an anagram for "Don't Blame Me"



nice! what nationality would he be? he should have a website and a reel for all editors, directors, and/or producers to watch in order to remind them all why DPs are hired in the first place. New England Patriots'(American football team) head coach, Bill Belichick, has a saying to his players, "just do YOUR job!" i think that should apply to our line of work as well.
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#6 Paul Bruening

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 01:32 AM

Bad credit's better than no credit. Use my name: Paul E. Bruening. I think it would be a hoot to see my name under about 5,000 production titles on IMDB. "...the hardest working man in the industry!"
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#7 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 10 January 2010 - 08:48 AM

I recommend that "dan" is from Andorra. Or San Marino, someplace small and often overlooked. Perhaps, if we really build him up, as happened here in Philadelphia with another fictitious person, we could get some form of statue or monument for starting up their film industry?

For myself, I of course have a few shoots I'm not proud of. They're on my resume, though they aren't on my reel.
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#8 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 23 January 2010 - 07:11 PM

I have a gaffer/grip friend who's fake name is "Keith Goodwatt", pretty awesome
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