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We wanted to show minimum gore in creating the suspense. 40. ” As soon as Halloween: H 2 0 was completed, a site to construct a tank for exterior night filming was chosen for Lake Placid. John Willett and Daryn Okada designed a 180-by-200-foot tank from scratch. It was angled to match the light at the lake location for day work and gain maximum depth and lighting accessibility for night work. In addition, it had to accommodate an anamatronic 30-foot crocodile. Lake Placid is about a small lake in Maine where no one lives, but it is discovered that something in or around the lake had attacked and killed a Fish and Game officer.

I got time behind the camera. ” One of the most important lessons Neil Roach learned in these days was that making movies is all about collaboration. “When you are working with the right director, you can turn out some beautiful work,” he says. “But, no matter what director, you have to do the best-crafted work you can. “Because of the nature of a cameraman’s job, you are always being told ‘No’. No, you want too many lights. Or, ‘No,’ you can’t do this or that. In self-defense, I was always figuring out a way to satisfy myself, and get what 1 wanted out of the job at the same time, giving my employers everything they needed.

When I start a project, I read the script three times,” Okada explains, as he moves the cursor through the list. “Once, to get a sense of the movie as a viewer. A second time, to stop and think about things. Then, a third time, to input detailed notes,” he adds as he opens a file. “My notes have the same scene headings as the script, so I can refer back to either, easily. ” The computer came in handy on Anna for many other unexpected things. One of the biggest challenges on this picture was the isolation of the crew.

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