CBB 502 - "The Lonely Island"

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Re: CBB 502 - "The Lonely Island"

Postby Sappho » Sat Jun 18, 2016 12:51 am

I've always wondered about shots like these... If we are seeing Al's face, is Al seeing the camera then? What is he actually pointing the mirror at?
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Re: CBB 502 - "The Lonely Island"

Postby Heds » Sat Jun 18, 2016 1:05 am

Sappho wrote:I've always wondered about shots like these... If we are seeing Al's face, is Al seeing the camera then? What is he actually pointing the mirror at?

It's obvious he's pointing the mirror at himself.

Anyways, if you haven't watched CBB already you'll notice it switches between view to view. They have separate cameras on set to capture Scott, bandleader and guest. Just works simply for your pleasure ;)
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Re: CBB 502 - "The Lonely Island"

Postby TMBJon » Sat Jun 18, 2016 1:22 am

Heds wrote:
Sappho wrote:I've always wondered about shots like these... If we are seeing Al's face, is Al seeing the camera then? What is he actually pointing the mirror at?

It's obvious he's pointing the mirror at himself.


Nope, if we see Al in the mirror then Al sees the camera when he looks at it! Just the same way that if you make eye contact with your friend in a mirror, they are also looking back at you.

Heds wrote:if you haven't watched CBB already you'll notice it switches between view to view. They have separate cameras on set to capture Scott, bandleader and guest. Just works simply for your pleasure

Yes, we shoot with five cameras for in-studio material!
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Re: CBB 502 - "The Lonely Island"

Postby Sappho » Sat Jun 18, 2016 1:49 am

TMBJon wrote:if we see Al in the mirror then Al sees the camera when he looks at it! Just the same way that if you make eye contact with your friend in a mirror, they are also looking back at you.

I thought so! Because if he were actually pointing it at himself, because of the angle of reflection we would not be seeing him in it at all, but rather what was on the other side of him, wouldn't we?

And then for it to appear he's looking at himself in the mirror, he can't actually be looking straight at the mirror because then he would be looking straight into the camera. Right?

Sorry for the stupid questions, :lol: :imstupid: I just want to be sure I've got it right.
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Re: CBB 502 - "The Lonely Island"

Postby TMBJon » Sat Jun 18, 2016 8:08 am

Honestly they just point the camera at the mirror and tell Al "turn the mirror to the left... okay, turn your head a bit toward camera..." etc until it looks right on the monitor. I don't think there's much of a science to it beyond that.
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Re: CBB 502 - "The Lonely Island"

Postby Sappho » Sat Jun 18, 2016 8:27 am

Thanks. Sorry I got a little bit carried away with this. :S :lol:
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Re: CBB 502 - "The Lonely Island"

Postby TMBJon » Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:18 pm

Had to jump through a few hoops to make this available to everyone, but here is a deleted scene from this episode:


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Re: CBB 502 - "The Lonely Island"

Postby chickadee » Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:17 am

TMBJon wrote:Had to jump through a few hoops to make this available to everyone, but here is a deleted scene from this episode:


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Re: CBB 502 - "The Lonely Island"

Postby TMBJon » Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:36 am

chickadee wrote:Saving this from obscurity was an act of a true hero! :viking:

Most of the credit should go to Al!
The Post team and I really wanted to leak this (Drew aka MandatoryFun even said he would have secretly leaked it at the end of the season), but it took Al saying he wanted to post it to his YouTube in order for IFC and Scott to give the go-ahead.
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Re: CBB 502 - "The Lonely Island"

Postby Sappho » Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:47 am

I.... cannot express how much I love this. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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