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Another Condition For Documentary Participation

From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 18:32:52 -0400
Archived: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 11:18:11 -0400
Subject: Another Condition For Documentary Participation 

I've already suggested that one of the best physical trace cases
should be printed up as a flyer, and given to each UFO TV
documentary producer by researchers invited to be on. Airing of
that case, I suggested, should be made a standard condition  for
the UFO researcher's cooperation.

Here's another:

UFO researchers might make it a condition of their interview
that once all the interview footage is complete, the producer
will allot a number of minutes of the final cut to that

The _researcher_ will then perform his or her _own_ editing, to
fill the minutes alloted. Permission to use the interview
footage would be withdrawn if this is not honoured.

If the researcher can't access adequate video editing software,
then the researcher could do a substandard edit job, send the
DVD to the producer's video editor, and have the producer's
video editor duplicate the edits with the required quality.
 Final approval of that final edit would always reside with the

Included in the condition is that the producer may not dub in
dark, mysterious backgrounds, odd lighting, or mysterious sounds
and music.  And the backdrop for the interview must be something
taken from ordinary life, such as daytime outdoors, an office, a
living room, or a vehicle, perhaps, all in daytime.

This will be repugnant to producers, and may sound far fetched
at the moment, but if these conditions were consistently made
part of every negotiation between researchers and producers, it
might eventually bring about documentaries that give the topic a
fair shake.

I suggest that a producer who is genuinely trying to convey the
truth should not find these
conditions onerous.

Eleanor White

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