Re: Tech writer goes to Hollywood

Subject: Re: Tech writer goes to Hollywood
From: "Townsend,Emru" <etownsend -at- POSITRON -dot- QC -dot- CA>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 1998 09:24:03 -0500

Since there are no gaffers or grips in animated films (except maybe A
Bug's Life, according to the end credits), I'd very much doubt it :)

Pacific Data Images, the studio behind Antz, as well as Pixar (Toy
Story, A Bug's Life) and a handful of other companies, use quite a bit
of proprietary software, some of it written to deal with specific issues
during productions. I imagine few movies will have technical writer

Emru Townsend
Technical Communication Warrior - Product Integration
Positron Public Safety Systems Inc.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
e-mail: etownsend -at- positron -dot- qc -dot- ca
My words are my own. Confuse them with my employer's at your own risk.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Cornellier [SMTP:cornelli -at- CLAMART -dot- SRPC -dot- SLB -dot- COM]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 01, 1998 3:06 AM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Tech writer goes to Hollywood
> lGreetings,
> This new Woody Allen cartoon, "Antz". A friend went to see it and
> apparently
> when the credits roll at the end, there's a technical writer in there.
> Don't
> know if it's among gaffers and grips, but this kind of recognition is
> good
> for the profession.
> Apologies if this has already been discussed. I've been offlist
> recently.
> John Cornellier
> tech writer, Paris

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