Phil Peel

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No Apologies Final Scene

Posted by Phil On August - 21 - 2011

This was a series of quite complicated scenes with five actors during a series of group therapy sessions.

Particularly difficult with the number of eyelines involved.

No apologies

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We were filming at the Trouville Hotel who were really helpful to us. We set up the lighting the evening before.

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I used a Chinese Lantern overhead with a 110 watt fluorescent bulb (equivalent to about 500 watts tungsten)with black wrap to take the light off the top of the wall. I rigged a second lantern in case I needed more light. It would save us having to stop filming and clamber up. In the event we didn’t need it, but it’s worth being prepared. As it was nighttime, I couldn’t tell how much light was going to come in the windows.

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Here’s Jude checking Nicola’s bruise on the continuity photo.

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So the crew was Mike, Jude and myself image

Here’s Paul Francis and Martyn Lowe. Paul Witcombe doesn’t seem to appear as he is taking the photos

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As there were several long scenes, Mike decided to shoot them in different styles. So we had  tracking shots P1020925

Static shots…

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..and Steadicam style. We used a U-FlyCam which is similar to the Merlin Steadicam, but cheaper. The GH2 is very light which makes it considerably less tiring to use

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The room was very spotty   🙂  but I think the monochrome makes it look worse than it wasimage

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It was a long day, but went well

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THE END

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Here’s some links to how we filmed it.

http://www.philpeel.com/2012/05/new-trailer-for-no-apologies/

http://www.philpeel.com/2011/06/filming-no-apologies/

http://www.philpeel.com/2011/08/no-apologiesthe-police-interview/

http://www.philpeel.com/2011/07/no-apologies-filming-the-other-sex-scene-4-in-a-bath/

http://www.philpeel.com/2011/07/filming-the-car-park-argument-no-apologies/

http://www.philpeel.com/2011/07/no-apologies-the-sex-and-strangling-scene/

http://www.philpeel.com/2011/07/filming-no-apologies-the-bathroom-scene/

http://www.philpeel.com/2011/08/no-apologies-final-scene/