A Greensman is responsible for the foliage in a film. Like a gardener, they
add the extra vegetation to a set. Desert, forest, etc. They deal with
trees, shrubs, brush, dirt, etc. Does that answer the question for you. It
is simply stated, but that is what they do.
At 09:50 AM 8/12/96 -0600, you wrote:
>I hate to be the one to ruin the casual conversation of this group with a
>question that reduces us to the utilitarian, but I've been asked by a
>couple of local movie buffs to explain who a "Greensman" or "Greensperson"
>is. This is a new category in screen credits that has evidently appeared in
>the last few years and whose origin has escaped my research efforts.
>Anybody have a clue?
>University of Manitoba
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