Ideas for Series XI and XII DVD Extras

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  1. Strat-tastic

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    Thanks Seb, but it's blocked to me :-(

    I'd like to see you Seb on the documentary :-D
     
  2. simulant37

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    It links to Andrew Ellard! The one & only Andrew Ellard! 8)
     
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    Ha, I think there's quite a lot more to it than basic proofreading. :-) In the link Seb posted, Andrew makes it clear that there are different types of Script Editors, so the same job title can relate to very different jobs.

    Andrew's ability to spot what does and doesn't work (creatively) seems to be one of his most highly praised skills. He's well known for his detailed script notes.

    "I've yet to meet anyone who writes better, more incisive, script notes than Andrew. He has no bigger fan." ~ Doug Naylor

    "He's probably the reason this series [of The IT Crowd] is so strong... the quality of the series as a whole has taken a major step forward, and that's because of Andrew Ellard's notes....

    The writing of The IT Crowd was much more enjoyable than it usually is because of Andrew's involvement – and it led to better results."
    ~ Graham Linehan

    "We couldn't recommend Andrew highly enough. Along with great comedy instincts and an encyclopaedic knowledge of film and TV he also has a great sense of knowing exactly where the core of the joke is in a sketch, he has a knack for cutting out any of the fluff and getting right to the heart of what is funny or interesting.

    Our show was hugely improved from having Andrew be a part of it. Can we stop there before this gets creepy?"
    ~ Seb Cardinal & Dustin Demri-Burns (Cardinal Burns)

    [source: Andrew's official website ]
     
  4. simulant37

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    :? :?:
     
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    Why copy quotes from his website?
     
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    Why not? Strat can't always access websites and I think the quotes give a good impression of what Andrew's job entails and the skills those he's worked with appreciate him for.

    You got a problem with that?
     
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    Thanks Veg 8)
     
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    I definitely had Nathan's camera pointing at me on more than one occasion last night, though I'd be surprised if my face actually makes it in at any point! They shoot a LOT of stuff.
     
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    It's all very exciting! Very intrigued by the new Starbug set!
     
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    When I was involved in TV production for my company we shot on average 10 times more footage than we were planning on using and with something unscripted it could easily be double that...
     
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    Yeah they do. A lot of edit houses make money now by charging for extra storage if it goes over a certain percentage. So some production companies are quite strict on "under" shooting!

    But if I were working on the behind the scenes, I think I'd be like a kid in a sweet shop and want to film everything!!!!!
     
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    I was thinking more along the lines of being one of the ones interviewed, but that's a start I suppose :-)
     
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    A scene from the dressing room with The Boy's from the Dwarf measuring their pork swords.
     
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    Incidentally Seb, are you using the super hi-res cameras again this time? I can't remember what they're called but it includes the word red :-)
     

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