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September, 1994. After shooting under the eagle in Battery Park all night, we wait for the sun to come up to film Sam waking up with the early morning commuters. I hand Frank my storyboard, and he frames the shots as drawn. Before we leave, he says he sees a shot from the side, so we try that. It's so nice that when I'm cutting, I decide to end on it, and so I build the scene a different way. This dynamic between preparation and spontaneity is my ideal way to work.
The original storyboard and final final cut structure.
This was early in the shoot, maybe our fifth day out of 45. That day we were a crew of three: FRANK DeMARCO, cinematographer; STEPHANE MITCHEL, production manager and a.c.; DAYTON TAYLOR, producer, boom and mixer. Fessenden behind still camera was director, actor and make up. (First day of blood.) Also, first day using the "pole-cam."