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Beauty and the Beast 2017 Blu-Ray/DVD Wish List

I have seen a few people’s requests about what they would like to see on the Blu-Ray/DVD release via tags or asks, and I would like to share some of my own wishes. Please feel free to add more!

• Deleted scenes: I have heard that 20 minutes were cut from the movie. I certainly would not mind 20 (or more) minutes more of Beauty and the Beast.

• Behind the scenes footage: It would be amazing to see how the set and filming process was before all of the special effects/CGI.

• Bloopers: There must have been some moments caught on camera. I was wondering how many times Emma had to be hit in the face with snowballs, if Dan ever fell in the stilts, Luke and Josh with their horses, any animal troubles… or maybe just classic mess-ups of lines.

• Cast and crew commentaries: While I know the cast has given many interviews leading up to the movie’s release, I would like to hear them have a discussion about the movie and their experience collectively, maybe as a group. I have yet to find interviews of Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, and other cast members. I would also like to know about the process of filming and the CGI: the Be Our Guest number, the live action actors and challenges of filming without others… everything.

Those are some ideas I can think of right now. I would love to hear what everyone else would like to see, whether they are new ideas or add-ons (for example a specific deleted scene you know of).

SciShow/SciShow Kids Video Maker Wanted

Missoula-based production company seeks a talented, smart, and creative full-time video maker to help us share educational content with the world through SciShow Kids, SciShow, SciShow Space, and SciShow Psychology: a group of YouTube channels with over 600 million views and 4.5 million subscribers. We’re expanding and sharing more content with more people and we’re looking for great personalities to help us.

Here’s some of what we’re looking for:

  • Confidence in working with the Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Premiere and After Effects 
  • Experience working on a film set and anticipating needs
  • Confidence in explaining and animating complex concepts
  • Familiarity with SciShow and online education content
  • Passion for creative projects, and for accuracy and clarity in scientific communication
  • Interest in writing scripts a plus
  • Local to Missoula, MT or willing to relocate to Missoula
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Flexibility and ability to take direction
  • Sense of humor and willingness to share ideas
  • Ambition to grow as a video maker and animator
  • Nerds of all sort encouraged to apply

Accepted applications through April 15, 2017.

“I had an idea once that it would be nice to tell a kind of macabre story or make a thriller based on the idea that so many years on from high school someone just might tap you on the shoulder and say, ‘Do you remember me?' And if you weren’t such a nice person way back then, that could be quite a dark experience.”

“I made a very dark story that’s not an essay on bullying - and I’d never profess to be trying to teach anything about bullying - but it does resonate, and I hope that out of this darkness it forces people to ruminate on what roles they played at school and whether they’ve changed.”

–  Joel Edgerton on 'The Gift’ which he wrote, directed, and acted in; photographed at work on the film’s set