Monday, March 13, 2006

The story of the Rough Cut Lady

Old news. I'm not sure how widely this circulated around the 'net; if you're not in the video field you might not have heard these. It's a series of fake radio commercials dedicated to "honoring" certain types within the industry; essentially bosses who get in our way for assorted reasons. Turns out they were originally done by a marketing department for discovery channel.

The story of the Rough Cut Lady

And here is an interesting exhibit I'd like to go see.

(A 'rough cut' is what you call an early draft of a video piece; lots of things are finished yet. Sometimes it's a little tough to imagine what the finished version might look like, but for professionals who deal with it e v e r y s i n g l e d a y it really shouldn't be a problem. And yet...)

1 comment:

bootsy said...

That does sound like a great exhibit! All hail Zheng He!

Most intriguing:
"...the musical notes we play on our recorder or piano are actually the Arabic alphabet read out aloud."