The Filmumentaries Podcast

Madelyn Most - Second Assistant Camera - Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back...

April 05, 2021 Jamie Benning Season 1 Episode 23
The Filmumentaries Podcast
Madelyn Most - Second Assistant Camera - Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back...
Show Notes

For Episode 23 I spoke with camera assistant Madelyn Most. Listed as “second assistant camera” on both Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back, Madelyn offers another unique perspective from within the 70’s and 80’s film industry. Despite that period of  the industry being dominated by men, I didn’t want my podcast to be. So I was glad to be able to reach Madelyn.  Hearing the point of view of a woman who worked in a sexist industry at a time when representations of women were typically what we might now call problematic is part of the education I wanted for myself in doing this podcast. These aren’t the stories that are widely told and they are important. Madelyn's partner director Peter Macdonald is my guest on episode 24 coming later this month (April 202....1)

Robert Watts - A Life in Film - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uRTQjUdEyg
Women Behind the Camera - https://womenbehindthecamera.co.uk/
Director Peter Macdonald - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0003423/

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