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Old 07-01-2017, 07:21 PM   #1
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Default Making a movie

I am trying to figure out what is used for making a movie, more spasific Sensie (ultra tech 58) and normal movies from Sensie data taken from normal/random people.

I have the fact that Electronics Operation (Media) would be important as well as Propaganda.

Would there be anything else though? I know acting and other social skills are important for a director/actor but as he is making the movies out of normal people's regular lives is there anything else he could have that improves his skill at taking the most interesting parts to make movies?
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Old 07-01-2017, 08:02 PM   #2
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Performance rather than Acting, I'd say, along with a good possibility of Stage Combat* (if they need to stage a fight) for the performers.

Photography seems a shoo-in for those working the cameras and other recording devices; I'd use Electronics Operation (Media) for the editing of the footage. I'd probably have the director using Professional Skill (Director) for setting up the action and knowing how to angle the cameras for the best angles.

For a sensie, the Performance, Stage Combat, Electronics Operation (Media), and Professional Skill (Director) are probably unchanged, though I'm unsure whether Photography covers sensie recorders or not.



* critical failure on Stage Combat would be having to tell the stunt man, "This is where you fall down." :)
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Old 07-02-2017, 07:55 AM   #3
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There are quite a few skills used to make a movie, depending on what part of the process you're involved in.

The scriptwriter writes the story and the directions for the actors; that's Writing. If he wants to slant the story to give it a particular message, add Propaganda.

The actors recite their lines and move according to their directions; that's Performance.

The cinematographer decides where to aim the cameras, and the cameramen take the actual photos; both of those are Photography.

Special effects are usually done by computers nowadays; the people who operate those computers are using Artist (and possibly Computer Operation if the software is cutting-edge, but that's rare nowadays).

The producer finds the money to do all of the above and makes sure everything's paid for and all the permits are obtained; that's many of the skills covered under the Businessman! wildcard skill.

Given all of the above, I'm not sure what skill the director uses... but he has to do something, since it's possible for him to win an Oscar for what he does. Maybe Leadership?
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Old 07-02-2017, 01:12 PM   #4
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Given all of the above, I'm not sure what skill the director uses... but he has to do something, since it's possible for him to win an Oscar for what he does. Maybe Leadership?
Group Performance (Directing), with the Film familiarity.
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