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Rationale for using working title on clappers during production

This is a nice easy one - the reason working titles exist is to help the on-set production team deal with the public on public sets - if they think a big star is going to be about they often loiter ...
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Why did they choose green lighting for the lounge shootout in John Wick 3?

During an interview, Reeves himself said the following: “I mean we literally do a line from ‘The Matrix’ in ‘John Wick: Chapter 3′, and it’s in the nomenclature…’The Matrix’ has the oracle, ‘John ...
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Why did they choose green lighting for the lounge shootout in John Wick 3?

As per Cinematography, Dan Laustsen it was done for the exclusive look: “It was really expensive in terms of human resource to install a hundred metres of LED, but I didn’t want to do a shootout ...
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What exactly is a “European style of single-source lighting, which involved the use of incense burners?”

The technique literally uses smoke in scenes to diffuse lighting. I found this description on the director Alan Parker’s own website: “The European style of single source, diffused light — dubbed ‘Le ...
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Was there an Australian version of the movie "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry"?

The wiki of I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry does not mention anything If by "wiki", you mean the film's Wikipedia page, then it actually does mention what you're referring to (emphasis ...
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Why don’t second unit directors tend to become full-fledged directors?

I've expanded this, because I don't think the accepted answer actually answers the question at all, or if it does, it's from the wrong perspective; that of the audience, not of the industry. A movie ...
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Why don’t second unit directors tend to become full-fledged directors?

Director is a much bigger role A film's director is "chief artist" for the entire project All the other creative roles we audiences pay attention to are under the command of the director, ...
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