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Re: The best dinosaur documentary possible
I'd like to propose that the ideal documentary format would have more of
a cooperation structure and less of a service structure. Meaning:
smaller teams with visualization processes revolving about and
potentially contributing to actual scientific research, with a greater
focus on dramatizing the scientific process and sleuthing / exploration
of knowledge rather than assumed money shots of largely invented
choreographies which dilute the drama of the true discovery and
treatment of the unknown.
Oh... and massive paychecks for the animators.
Most of the content of Planet Dinosaur combined with the rendering and
animation of Dinosaur Revolution/Dinotasia, a chance for the scientific
advisors to check the script before the show goes into production, and massive
paychecks for the consultants.
Dr. Mark Witton
Palaeobiology Research Group
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Portsmouth
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Renato Santos <firstname.lastname@example.org> 8/27/2012 10:20 PM >>>
Here's a question I'd find interesting to see answered by the
professionals for the edification of everyone here:
If there was no impediment to making a dinosaur documentary except for
your decisions what would these be?