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FILED: NEW YORK COUNTY CLERK 07/13/2017 04:45 AM INDEX NO.

654328/2013
NYSCEF DOC. NO. 439 RECEIVED NYSCEF: 07/13/2017

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FILED: NEW YORK COUNTY CLERK 07/13/2017 04:45 AM INDEX NO. 654328/2013
NYSCEF DOC. NO. 439 RECEIVED NYSCEF: 07/13/2017

From; Frank Darabont
Sent: h4onday, June 13, 2ûL1 7:18 Pl'v1

To: 6lvyneth Horder-P¿yton; Gale Anne Hurd; Denise Huth;
david_boyd@mü,conì; Tom Luse; Hunter Vi¡
5ubJect; <no subject>

Absolutel1,, positively, without faiJ

You þtLlST calm dr:rvn *r,i camera o;rerating. This is turni:rg out WÀY morc shaky-cam Lhan I went.
ÏlTre¡t T said plea-se fimit the hantlheld, jt wasn'( a random suggcsfion. \Vhcn I said use tle Sleadica¡n
rlurirrg dialogue tvherever possible, I r¡e'ant it. Ihat's why rvc havc oriÈ, Ðo? Lçl's either use jt or
tb¡oiv it in a ditch and not pay for i{.

And the opqralolsIr{USTbe iold to IIOLD TTIE F{-ICK1¡.--G SIIOTI Lìoddamn ir I am sick a¡d tired
of seeing thcsq ¿ssholcs lan away and,/r¡r rc-sízc bcfirrc úrc shol cvcn lias a ehatlce to'work.

If you necd etûî.ftrples, I draw you¡ attention in particuìar to:

r V57E tnlcc 1 & 2 A cà¡r (high arrgJe as wslkers approach)
c \¡5ßÀ take3 C cam (walkcrs approach)

WTF ìs going on iu tl¡ese {âkes?

V58A: Did A cam have an epileptic scìzu¡c? This foolage cxhjbits no instinct ¡'T .4fL- $ratch the
seconci hallof the talle rvhere rv-e msy bave gotten sort of usable toolage of r,ombies approaching
(thorrgh with f¿r t.oo fcrv zumbic {:xhas cxttas in lramc, which I wamcd against), but u'hichyieids not
onc usablc mnmcrìt licc¡usc thr: óFeratr)r is rvhippíng thc fr¿ne arormd and snap-zoontíng all over the
place, Utlerìy dementcd and u¡rusable slút. That operator is no louger aljowed [o fouch his zoortr,
since he doesn't know ho'w to use it. I want you io telt him I sajd -so. (Ând Gwyneù, rvhen I said n'y a
few saap-znoms, I meant careflrl1y çhosen ones. Maybe th¡çe in ihe epivrde , Not trvcivc in onc kd<e,)

V57E: Sarlre not{: applics, Just lvhc¡. thc shot th¡ratcns lo ge t usablc for a motnert! asshole operÂtot
pans away sourewhelc else rvitìrout lail to rrherç the sl¡ot ISN'T working, .{nd thea follo'n's it up wirl
corìfiaual paß leÊ and ripht over t¡e crolvd which Me abysûìâl, strobi:rg, ud equally unusable. I've
nerer seen n'o¡sr instiucts.

Tcll lhese aperators that if thcy car:rrot providc ìrs iootâge th:¡t çcrks, rve need to rçlace thcm with
neoplc rvho r:an, Þîal thc luck are we paying thûm hrr? Ray Charlc* coull opelate better,

Further:

I am equally sick and Lired of seeir:g çre1v iD the shot. L,rok tÏ¡crugh tbe*e lak¿s and yau r¡.ì11 scc an
abrmdance of creui incìuding a rvhole arra-v sittmg on the AImcr'ì bn¡¡ier rrn thc uther sidc ol tl¡e
freervay when Andy Linco,ln ís running by lo.warn Lorj and tbe othcrs. They're righl in lhe nirìdlc ci'
the shot ..r,here tve necd fcr rrse the shc't mosl

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Sarne r.vilh all the zrnribies r,valkíng ort* frorn sà¡rìÊ carnerapr'rsil.ion. Särnc gnrup uf idiut urcrv having a
circle-j*rk o¡¡ ùre Ar¡¡co.

And dou"t gct mÉ starled on the refiectìo¡u.

Are the oF€rators literally not lool'jng ltrrough the uiew.lìnders'/

Alother exarrplel Anrly tumbling down tlie siope, '[hc camer¿ misses n-im Cûl¡.{lLE]T.l-.Y trelow
frame, yel I bea¡ th* operiltor say, "Vy'trw, ùrat was flarlt¡-rdc." fWord,s 1o lhat clFcst.) FanLrstic? Really?
You missed the fuckiLrg åctor^ you l¡li¡d fucking mo¡onl

A¡olhcr exarnple: \Ve have two lskes of DaryJ pLrlüng up outçídð the RV r,çindorv and sayi,rg, "L€ave
it lo thc Chinama¡ lo pick this road." BOTII iimes his bike rolls back a¡d hís face is complotely
blocked by the RV's'rvirrdow fr¿rne frrr his linc. Yct üre opr:rator drresn"t sa¡ "WÌ; nccd anuthcr unc
wLe¡e. lhe bikê doesn't rolì because I'm not seeing his fåce." Nù, tbc idiot appar*nliy tliiüks it's fine .
'l"he iale is printed an,l ."vB move on. tÁllD THIS l! YOL]R E.XPAI{DING LIST OIIìESHOOTS
roR THrs EPls0Dtrj)

,{nd w}t¡ rlroughout .AtÏ, this walkcr herd footage, is JeffJanuary cr:n;Lanily yclling for thc w¿lkçrs
1o pause.? ï:ne a:rd agai¡, take a-ftcr take is ruined tecause tìte zornbies free¿e i¡ place, aprparentiy
playing "ral ligbt-green light."

We need some prÈcisitlr a-rrd thought in the film¡rjrkíng r:n thi.r show, hoy.s and gírls, or ii's all
horscshit.

Finally:

1)'l:Dog/Daf)'Uzr¡nrbie dr-res not rvo¡k at all. 2) Sophia iìeeing Ílorn under the ca¡ and escapilg doun
the slope dqes not lyork aÌ all, Holy Gud, this is im¡.¡ç¿¡5s and incoherent f'oorage. lr{.ost of iT does not
work, ve.rt'üttle of it will cut and lbr da¡n¡ sure it's not rtat I *rote.

I arn pruloundJ¡r lcf. rlourr try some of tbis loonrge. l'm kriling marl

YíJU NEED 'fT) PAY AITENTION TO T}IE MOTHERFUCTJNG SCAJPTI I EVEN CHÛO$lj [{Y
GOTJDAMN COb4]VÍAS TOR A RT,ASONI ÞTIY AIVI I WOR](ING SO TJLTCKING IIARIJ IF
YOU'RE SHOOïJNG ËVIìRYlTINii Soþ{Ë OTiTER WAY THAT DÕE${'T V/tlRK?

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