I Guess The Last Post Was Right

Posted on December 2, 2006

Just got back from a 15 hour day as Script Supervisor (I’m beginning to toss the anonymity to the wind). We were shooting in a food store while they were still open for business, so we had to work around the patrons, which wasn’t too bad. However, when one woman saw that a movie was being shot, she leaned over to a stranger and said “lights, camera, action,” followed by a grin. It’s the film set catch phrase, but why?

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Written by Joey Daoud

Joey Daoud is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. His past films have appeared on Netflix, The New York Times, and National Geographic. He is also a YouTube creator across multiple channels with videos garnering millions of views. In his free time, he likes to climb mountains, scuba dive, and brew unique coffees.

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