graeme beck pty ltd
Graeme Beck Cinematographer
Multi Award Winning
with an extensive Kit of equipment,
including Audio, Electronic Stabilization Rigs,
Auto Cue and Polarized window gel.
mobile: 0411 82 7799
OLD FILM FACTS
The first feature film (commercially made film over 1 hour in length)
was the 1906 Australian film "The Story of the Kelly Gang."
The most film on a Featyre to date was Howard Hughes "Hell's
consumed 2,254,750 feet of film with a continuous running time of 23 days.
Marilyn Monroe did 59 takes in 'Some Like it Hot"
in which her only line was 'Where's the bourbon.'
The shower scene in Hitchcock's
Psycho involved 70 set ups
over seven days for 45 seconds of edited footage.
The most costly news story ever was the Centenary Air Race in Melbourne
where 160 frames were transmitted to Britain over 68 hours
at a cost of US $30,000 in 1934. ($534,000 2015)
It was shown in 1500 cinemas within 48 hours.
"Jurassic Park" cost $90 million dollars to make and
$98 million dollars was spent in publicity.
The funeral scene in "Gandhi"
contained around 300,000 extras,
94,560 contracted and over 200,000 volunteers.
DOP / Freelance
Director of Photography