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Old 05-13-2020, 04:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Mazryonh View Post
Good to see that the professionals are taking note, then. Are they also making sure that actors who don't necessarily know their way around guns get the proper training and know-how should the production call for it?
I would think so, though of course, armorers are essentially service-providers with little creative control on the shows they do, so ultimately, people above them make decisions about what guns are used, how actors get trained in handling them, etc. But I believe they'll will tell you that on most productions, they at least have opportunities to make recommendations, even though the director gets the final say.

I'd have to defer to any of the armorers on here to weigh in, as I haven't really discussed this topic with them. (Though I have asked them about IMFDB's visibility amongst their colleagues.)
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