News for Dec. 16, 2001

Filming Three Tales at Once? A Little Madness Helps

12/16/01, 12:05 pm EST - Xoanon

By PETER JACKSON

ELLINGTON, New Zealand In 1998 we were in pre-preproduction. Film-speak for limbo. Pre-preproduction is the tenuous time before a project is greenlit; before the studio commits to spending real money. This is the most vulnerable period for any film because it's the time when your project is most likely to be put into turnaround. That's film-speak for killed off. [More]