Martin Scorsese is a national treasure and I just want him to be safe in these times.
I have to admit when people said Hollywood was going back to production I was very worried about some of our older directors. These are people who I consider national treasures, artists who have found their way to the top of the game and have infinitely impressed audiences everywhere.
So when I think that they will go under, I want to know that they are safe.
Fortunately, Martin Scorsese seems to take all COVID precautions while doing Killers of the Flower Moon.
camera operator Rodrigo Prieto is at Scorsese's side– –Well, 6 feet away– –work with him on the project. Fortunately, Prieto already has shooting experience during COVID. He recently shot Taylor Swift's new music video.
Speaking to Vanity Fair, Prieto said: “As one of the first shoots to happen when, God forbid, someone gets sick, it would be bad for the entire industry. Let alone get sick, of course. But suddenly it says: "Okay, now we have to stop filming." So that was another thing we all talked about. We need to make sure we follow all of these guidelines. "
It's funny to think that Taylor Swift's shooting was a great preparation for working with Scorsese, but in these difficult times we need a laugh.
The film's line reads: "In the 1920s in Oklahoma, where the Osage Indians were granted tax rights for oil that was discovered under their land and harvested by oil companies. Suddenly they were murdered, as did those who wanted to investigate that the newly created Bureau of Investigation is designed to overcome the corrupting influences of oil money and politics to solve the crime that would put the FBI in the foreground. "
Prieto also told how Killers is doing “Of course, this film will also be very delicate, because even Martin Scorsese as a director has asthma. So we have to be very careful with him. I learned something like that in the video that I think I will continue to apply, especially in such a film. We don't want De Niro or anyone to touch anything right now. "
Not only does that sound incredibly difficult, but hopefully the new DGA guidelines for filming a feature film should ensure that everyone participates safely.
My thoughts, prayers and hopes are that everyone will work again now.
Let's take care of each other, people.