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SHOOT STORY GAME FACE

RIGHT The show follows the life of an actress (Conaty) getting over a painful break-up.

had an ARRI Skypanel S60C, which I love to pieces. It’s big and heavy, but being able to select any gel, to eye, on set, opens up a world of creative possibilities with colour. However, even with all the high-tech kit I so often fall back on simple tungsten China balls and covered wagons for night interior work. I love how natural yet flattering they look and when slightly dimmed they really bring out the warmth in skin tone. Plus, they are super-cheap so it keeps the line producer happy! Overall, GameFace has been exceptionally well received. It’s sweet, occasionally poignant but most of all funny. I’m always amused to think how all these technical choices are made in order to bring something as human and fun as GameFace to life.

I was lucky enough to have legendary gaffer Alan Martin with us for GameFace . A regular with John Matheson and Hoyte van Hoytema, Alan has gaffered huge films in the past and was fantastic to work with. Cinelease provided us with a fantastic lighting package, with ARRI M series lamps and a range of other kit. LEDS I found that I’ve started to really rely on LED lighting and that was very true for GameFace . As well as having larger lamps lighting through windows, I always have a couple of Litegear Litemats 4s on the floor. They are large enough to be truly soft sources, controllable with egg crates and light enough to rig quickly or boom out somewhere. We also

I’VE STARTED TO REALLY RELY ON LED LIGHTING AND THAT WAS VERY TRUE FOR GAMEFACE

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