Bert, the photographic director, commented that he also lives in a condo and can get digital, which I cannot because the whole building has to decide which channels to subscribe to.
That seems to be a local custom started by Bert Dunk, the director of photography, who has about sixty such shirts.
But there is also the strange practice of calling each other "sir."
At first I supposed it was only the underlings who said sir to their superiors, but sometimes the superiors say sir to the subordinates too.
One guy joked that sometimes he
says it to women.
I had a conversation with a man named Bob who was taking Bert Dunk's
place for the day as Director of Photography.
has an eye infection.
This Bob was originally from Egypt, had been exposed to more British films than Hollywood.
says the Brits allow more time for the development of a character and motivation, compared to the many quick shots they do in Hollywood-style productions.
, the Director of Photography said, "Oh?
Later in the day Rob
was in a conversation with Bert Dunk
about sled dogs - Malamutes, which have replaced huskies in sled races.
wanted to see the film and I promised to bring my copy to him, but I forgot to do so today.
I sat in Rob's seat because there wasn't room behind the monitors for my own generic "Cast" chair.
I apologized but he
said I may take his
seat whenever I want to.