Meredith Jordan, Below the Line: Anatomy of a Successful Movie
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How is a quality major motion picture made in the new millennium? That’s what award-winning journalist Meredith Jordan wanted to understand. She set out to answer this and after being on the set of Last Vegas, she focuses not on the cast: Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline and Mary Steenburgen, but on the real people of the movie industry behind the scenes—the production designer, costume supervisor, camera operator, editor, props department, the artists and artisans, production assistants and accountants, the pop star who wrote the score, the musical director, the orchestra manager, the director at the helm—all of whom stopped to explain how things happen along the way. Meredith Jordan is an award-winning journalist who spent 25 years working full-time for east coast-based operations like Dow Jones Co, Cox Communication and National Geographic, amongst others.
About the Author: Meredith Jordan is an award-winning journalist who worked for East Coast news organizations for 25 years, including Dow Jones & Co., Cox Communications and National Geographic. She's also worked for smaller news organizations and believes that all journalism is fundamental to the wellbeing of democracy.