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Old April 28th, 2005, 12:16 PM   #1
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I'm DP for a 30 min short film. Our main actor has a prior commitment to a theater production for which they are tanning him and soon bronzing him before the open. So far it has not been noticable - but we have a 2 week break in shooting during which his final bronzing will be done.

I assume this would be a somewhat common problem out in LA - what is the standard go to plan for this type of problem?

*We have a skilled makeup artist coming on set - is there any special products we should purchase for her?

*The scene is going to be relatively well lit. I plan on doing some desaturation and adding a little green tint to the background.

*I plan on greying a white shirt slightly to reduce the contrast between his skin and shirt.
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Old April 30th, 2005, 04:24 AM   #2
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I have no idea, but shouldn't you talk to your makeup artist to discuss what
he or she needs? I doubt many here are into makeup like that person is/should be!

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