Updated: May 7, 2020
Staying light and moving quickly...
This documentary has challenged us to slim down the team so we can be mobile and quick. We still have two digital cinema cameras running, somethings a third, once in awhile only one. But the team remains light and tight. We are capturing life moments and massive amounts of information. We are sometimes in cramped spaces (that look bigger on screen).
We pretzel ourselves around medical equipment and dodge health professionals as they work.
We are committed to not be a part of the story. We do not want to insert ourselves but document the moments as they unfold. There are “do or die” shots or “one chance to get it” moments. We need to be in the right place at the right time. We try to get there in time. Every once on awhile Ed will ask, “Can you hold for a sec?” as we slide into the right position to get the money shot.
What’s also different for us is that Ed has picked up the camera and filmed a lot of the material. Ed’s not a camera person, he's a