Tag: production

100 Why did filmmakers need permission to film in black and white? 2017-01-30T13:01:52.360

70 How do film makers record the President of the United States? 2017-08-02T17:52:04.127

67 Why was there a robot in Rocky IV? 2018-01-08T11:07:26.493

64 Why did Warner Bros spend $25 million to CGI out Henry Cavill's mustache? 2017-11-22T17:56:27.017

59 Why do mouse cursors never align with actors' hand movements (or always move perfectly straight)? 2016-12-08T16:39:42.643

53 How do productions like Stranger Things or other similarly "not modern but still within recent memory" productions acquire period props? 2017-10-30T17:23:20.030

50 What if a head shaving scene gets messed up? 2016-12-16T15:57:52.890

50 Why do movie teams shoot alternate endings? 2017-10-04T12:39:22.363

47 Making nature documentaries: scripting then filming or the other way? 2018-02-01T15:40:11.783

43 How can weightlessness be simulated on film? 2013-10-22T09:01:19.463

43 Why are laugh tracks only used in TV series but not in movies? 2016-01-15T04:34:18.357

40 Why did they pick World War I over World War II in Wonder Woman? 2017-06-06T07:13:02.027

39 Why do old movies sound like old movies? 2015-11-14T16:43:51.210

38 Why do TV comedy programs have laugh tracks? 2013-03-27T07:08:44.413

37 Why wasn't Interstellar shot in 3D? 2014-11-08T12:06:05.873

37 Adult talking in Peanuts 2016-08-08T11:34:39.117

37 What does Peter Dinklage eat on camera in Game of Thrones? 2016-10-11T08:36:46.100

37 At the Oscars, who decides where everyone sits? 2017-02-27T12:50:08.837

36 Why do movies & TV use this police radio clip over and over? 2014-05-28T12:50:54.797

36 Are (literal) cliff hangers still used as cliffhangers? 2017-09-02T11:42:36.973

33 Why are 3D films so dark? 2012-06-23T04:39:40.793

33 Do A-listers audition for roles? 2014-04-02T08:59:32.487

32 What's the significance of the Disney movie intro ident? 2013-01-05T23:30:01.720

32 Which members of the production crew are responsible for the envelopes containing Oscar winners? 2017-02-27T07:15:09.220

30 Why does snow appear to go up in movies? 2017-03-22T15:02:35.057

29 Why does the Amazing Spider Man not have the natural power to shoot web? 2012-11-21T06:15:57.800

29 Why was Mr. Smithers black and then white? 2015-10-01T11:43:46.427

29 How did they make Yogurt so short? 2016-08-13T21:33:49.617

28 Was the ending to "How I Met Your Mother" planned from the start? 2014-04-06T21:02:04.143

28 Why is Pulp Fiction told in a non-linear manner? 2016-07-01T11:42:30.587

28 Is Scrubs truly a one-camera show? 2018-02-06T15:10:39.580

26 How do they make horses fall down in war movies? 2013-01-28T10:25:50.573

26 How long must a Hollywood film wait to use the same title of an older film? 2015-01-15T16:48:09.250

26 Why are there such big gaps between Sherlock seasons? 2015-09-28T17:35:39.597

26 Did The Revenant movie team kill animals for the movie? 2016-02-28T12:32:09.923

25 Do other actors/actresses really spit on each other in movies? 2013-11-18T13:47:59.737

24 What happens to actor salaries around seasons 6-7 of a show? 2013-02-22T00:52:15.707

24 What is the most expensive scene ever shot? 2013-07-11T10:31:31.947

24 Why does the boom operator have to hold the boom mic by hand? 2015-11-20T18:48:05.450

24 How many KITTs were destroyed during production of the '80s Knight Rider series? 2015-12-03T14:45:47.533

24 Will the medium be able to last 100 years? 2016-09-30T15:05:19.097

23 Is "Runner" A Movie Industry Term? 2018-01-03T05:30:55.273

22 Do they really have sex in movies? 2013-01-25T05:49:04.803

22 Do they really drink or eat when shooting movies? 2013-01-30T12:28:43.197

22 What Unit Does the BBC News Countdown Timer Count Down? 2013-11-23T13:32:25.647

22 Is every appearance of a product in a movie sponsored? 2014-08-02T21:13:30.143

22 What happens if an actor dies or gets injured on set during filming? 2014-08-09T19:44:42.680

22 How exactly are subtitles and closed captions written for movies? 2017-08-05T19:09:10.760

21 How do they film money in TV or movie? 2013-01-24T17:57:40.987

21 How do they make a huge crowd in a movie? 2013-02-06T06:48:55.697

21 how do they make cats hiss? 2014-07-18T00:15:38.083

21 Why did they blur faces of some people in Bad Grandpa? 2016-06-29T11:19:50.963

21 Use of safewords in mainstream moviemaking 2016-07-25T14:18:49.577

21 Why did Mortal Kombat: Legacy S01E06 have a special notice added from the director in the start? 2016-12-25T12:47:51.070

20 How much of Melissa McCarthy's role in "Bridesmaids" was improvised? 2011-12-01T14:46:04.350

20 Why did the writers choose this development for Moriarty? 2012-07-16T21:18:05.927

20 Why is it that most movies seem to be created in cooperation with some unknown studio? 2014-03-19T19:07:10.150

20 How did Preacher get away with an exploding Tom Cruise? 2016-12-14T07:39:24.490

20 Why did Filius Flitwick's appearance change after first two Harry Potter movies? 2017-05-12T06:52:54.567

19 Why the discrepancy between the sound levels of dialogue and music in older movies? 2012-06-13T19:45:27.260

19 Why did the ending change in the Fight Club adaptation? 2012-07-05T13:41:03.600

19 Why are some actors uncredited in certain films? 2013-12-10T14:05:19.697

19 What is this "colour template/effect"? 2013-12-13T13:42:58.697

19 What does a movie producer do? 2014-06-22T17:15:15.827

19 Frame rates of early movies 2016-04-22T07:12:11.347

19 How did Pirates of the Carribbean: On Stranger Tides become the most expensive movie ever made? 2017-12-14T04:15:57.340

18 Why are there typically no more than 24 episodes in a TV Season? 2012-12-10T01:54:20.927

18 Why do movies in theaters not have recaps? 2016-03-15T07:58:51.780

17 Why choose an Aztek? 2013-04-15T16:40:57.603

17 How does Quentin Tarantino write dialog for a language he doesn't speak? 2013-10-28T22:15:33.957

17 What exactly does a director do in an animated feature? 2014-07-08T21:06:40.063

17 Is Lady Stoneheart's absence from the show explained? 2017-06-16T12:41:41.173

16 How are the Iron Man suit scenes filmed? 2012-05-03T15:28:50.527

16 Are fictional trademarks or brand names used in movies and TV legally held? 2012-05-17T19:07:44.643

16 Technique of shooting scenes inverted? 2014-11-01T11:43:37.043

16 Why was the Force Ghost scene altered in the 2004 DVD version of Return of the Jedi? 2015-12-29T15:11:00.883

16 How does this studio(?) hierarchy work 2016-01-12T19:14:52.703

16 How was the voice acting done for Grand Moff Tarkin 2016-12-18T21:21:31.590

16 What was the point of A Scanner Darkly being animated? 2017-02-18T18:33:08.660

15 How can a studio make a biographic film like The Social Network? 2012-04-25T10:21:14.067

15 Why do panelists on British panel shows have a pen and paper which they seem to use regularly? 2012-05-12T02:08:14.480

15 Are lights a worthwhile investment? 2016-08-11T11:51:27.063

15 Original script details of Flesh and Blood 2016-10-03T03:35:00.317

15 Did "A Charlie Brown Christmas" cause controversy for CBS due to its religious content? 2017-12-18T03:21:53.340

14 What is the science behind making actors appear different? 2012-05-01T17:36:28.210

14 What's the difference between the professional titles "writer" and "screenwriter"? 2012-10-31T09:02:54.907

14 How was the opening scene with the fly made? 2013-08-01T16:35:57.767

14 How realistic is the hacking depicted in Blackhat? 2015-01-27T15:09:53.127

14 What is the cost of making Game of Thrones each episode? 2015-04-17T20:50:07.387

14 Was Kirk's retirement from the Star Trek franchise already decided in The Undiscovered Country? 2015-11-17T23:54:22.737

14 Whose idea was it to put an orange lightbulb in the mysterious briefcase? 2016-02-06T23:19:15.543

14 Is there a common origin to those blue background TV commercials? 2016-02-07T00:53:24.587

14 Why was Hodor renamed in the TV show? 2016-05-05T14:12:07.963

13 Disclaimer of a movie: Can it really save the producers? 2012-12-02T05:33:27.380

13 Is it easier to make an older actor look younger than a younger actor older? 2013-10-10T19:02:31.620

13 Why are there so many different writers to TV series? 2014-02-13T23:29:24.200

13 Why were movies in the past filmed faster than today? 2015-07-09T17:11:54.327

13 How much did Legendary Pictures' connections to the Pittsburgh Steelers really influence the production of The Dark Knight Rises? 2015-10-25T21:29:26.517

13 What was the device named by fans of Star Trek? 2016-07-25T02:45:14.123