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Doctor Who Director Speaks

New Doctor Who director Adam Smith – the man who helmed The Eleventh Hour and the recent two parter The Time of Angels/Flesh and Stone – has recently been interviewed by Digital Spy.

Doctor Who The Eleventh HourFor a short interview, there is loads in it, from explanations on the type of camera and lens that could be used to acquire a “cinematic” quality and the length of time it takes to complete CGI to demonstrating Adam Smith’s delegation skills:

“I was asked to come in for a meeting with the BBC. It was a meetiing with Steven Moffat and Piers [Wenger], who is the head of drama at BBC Wales, and Beth [Willis], who is one of the executive producers. Beth asked questions like ‘How are you going to make the dog-man and the dog bark at the same time?’ and I said ‘Speak to someone who’s done this sort of thing before.’

“In fact we actually got away with doing it in-camera because we cast someone who was so amazing – Marcello Magni – who did it without the use of computer effects.”

The fact is, Smith has proved something of a revelation for Doctor Who fans – there’s likely to be a good case for him to make a return in future series, although he makes clear that he isn’t behind the cameras for any more episodes in 2010.


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