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  • Colorist Ted Brady Discusses His Work On “Better Call Saul”

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    By Marjorie Galas Look up at the sky. What color do you see? While the sky is often blue while out in the New Mexico desert, the “Better Call Saul” crew saw the color shift to gray during production. Cue Ted Brady, a final colorist at FotoKem’s Keep Me Posted (KMP) TV post facility. Through…

     

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  • “Better Call Saul” – An Interview With Editor Kelley Dixon

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    By: Marjorie Galas The “Breaking Bad” editorial team knew the show’s weasel-y lawyer Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) would return in a spin-off before the fifth season concluded. They just didn’t know how or when. “I was on a job and doing really well, but the work would conflict with ‘Better Call Saul.’ I didn’t want…

     

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  • A Tale Of Two Panels: Whedon And “Breaking Bad”

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    Joss Whedon and the cast of “Breaking Bad” both used very different approaches to delight their fans at Comic Con 2012.  Whedon stepped on stage, announcing he had nothing prepared to speak about so he’d spend the 45 minutes answering fans questions.  Meanwhile, “Breaking Bad’s” creator and show runner Vince Gilligan walked on stage wearing…

     

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  • Breaking Bad: Visual Style Takes A Dark Turn

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    As once mild-mannered chemistry teacher Walter White (Bryan Cranston) willingly plunges into moral decline during the final stretch of "Breaking Bad," director of photography Michael Slovis will be manipulating each episode’s visual style, sending viewers on a turbulent voyage.  After discussing the season’s overall tone with creator/show runner Vince Gilligan, he then selects a photographic…

     

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  • Her Editing Secret: It’s All About The Characters

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      She used to work with gritty city cops, now she’s spending her time with lusty teenage vampires.   Lynne Willingham has been the editor for shows as diverse as “The X-Files” and “Without a Trace.”   411 Publishing recently caught up with Willingham to discuss her approach to editing and what it was like to…

     

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  • Working Hard For A “Bad” Look

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      A vision had been laid out: provide a character driven tale of an everyman who falls into hard times.  Employ the desert of New Mexico to elevate his feelings of desperation as he battles cancer and tries to provide for his family.  Vince Gilligan and his crew laid this foundation during the first season…

     

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