> >I've always been told that, when you see the boom mike in the shot, it
> >is the projectionists fault.  They don't have the films centered
> >correctly or the boom mike would be out of the picture you see.  Most
> >projectionists start up the film, make sure it isn't too blurry, and
> >take off to another theatre to start another film.
> This is a naive question, but isn't it the job of the director to make sure
> that NO SHOT has a boom mike in it?
Paul E. Clinco
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