Joel Silver’s life as an A list Hollywood Producer has been well documented. From being ostracized by just about every major studio, to his most recent fallout with Warner Brothers, the man behind The Matrix, Lethal Weapon, and Sherlock Holmes is… shall we say, not well loved.
The day I met him was one I’ll never forget.
I was interning with a post production company in Los Angeles, and one of the great perks was we got to essentially be a PA on the Warner Brothers Dub Stages.
For those that don’t know, a dub stage, mixing stage, etc. is where all of the dialogue, sound fx, and music are mixed together to become a cohesive soundtrack. It’s one of the most fascinating experiences anyone in this business can have, and is extremely rare for anyone outside of a union/guild to even set foot into one of these rooms while a film is in post.
I was fortunate to have been on stages like this before, so I knew [Read more...]