[tig] "The 4400" -- Great-Looking Show

david gibson davegibson1971
Sun Aug 1 02:02:03 BST 2004

Hi all,
I think to suggest that financial gain is the only incentive behind "runaway production" is being
far to simplistic, it certainly serves to ask yourself, whats so wrong that makes these
productions "runaway", and what is so special about where they are "running" to. 

Just a thought!

Dave Gibson
Digital Post

> > I believe that talent is talent anywhere in the world.  Your comment
> > just shows a lack of class.
> >--------------------------------snip----------------------------------<
> Gee, I hope all Canadians aren't as sensitive.  My comment was just a gentle
> sigh at the ongoing loss of work from which many of my friends and fellow
> colorists here in LA are suffering.  Not a slam on Canada by any means.
> I agree that there are some Canadian crews and post technicians who are
> world-class caliber people.  I just feel bad to see an American show, on
> "The USA Network," shoot in another country just to save money (whether it
> was Australia, or New Zealand, or any other country).  If it was a CBC show,
> I'd have no problem with them shooting in Canada.
> So my criticism is more with the producers, not at all with the fine people
> of Canada.  And the show looks terrific and has a very distinctive visual
> style, which was my only point.
> --Marc "No class, eh?" Wielage
>   LA colorist-at-large
>   [and huge fan of SCTV]


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