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Mark Waters And Eli Roth To Guest Judge On The Lot

June 26, 2007 12:19 AM by Joe Blackmon

“Mean Girls” director Mark Waters and “Hostel Part II” director Eli
Roth will serve as the next two guest judges alongside regulars Carrie
Fisher and Garry Marshall on FOX’s moviemaking competition series ON
THE LOT. Waters will guest on the Tuesday, June 26 (8:00-9:00 PM ET
live/PT tape-delayed) episode, which will spotlight six comedy short
films; and Roth will guest on the Tuesday, July 3 (8:00-9:00 PM ET
live/PT tape-delayed) episode, which will spotlight six horror-themed
films.

On June 26, the 13 remaining director finalists will be narrowed to 12 and then spilt into two groups of six. The first group of six finalists will each present an original comedy short film to be critiqued by the judges and opened to viewer voting. The following week, July 3, one of the contestants will be told “It’s a wrap” and will be eliminated from the competition, and the second group of six director finalists will each present an original horror-themed short film to be critiqued by the judges and opened to viewer voting.

ON THE LOT is produced by Mark Burnett Productions, DreamWorks Television and Amblin Television. Mark Burnett and Steven Spielberg are creators and executive producers. David Goffin serves as executive producer with Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey and Conrad Riggs co-executive producers.

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  1. Jh Says:
    June 27th, 2007 at 11:01 am

    I’ve missed a couple of episodes, but… it’d be nice if we could see footage of the novices preparing and making their movies. Like maybe each week you can devote 5 minutes of time to elements such as storyboarding, preparing shots with the DP’s, or if they’re doing the shots themselves, them explaining their thought process with regard to lighting, talent, tone, what outcome the director is trying to acheive. This segment could be done at the end of the segment, so it won’t reveal the directors short beforehand. Like maybe you can document the directors process of the strongest short that particular week. This wouldn’t take much after thought as all you would need to do is set up a master cam for each director ‘in action’ as a video diary.

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