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The reason it's called an art and I'm an artist, as opposed to, like, a technician, is because you have to be able to literally think on your feet. I mean, that to me is the definition of a Foley Artist. Not only do you have to have the timing - a lot of Foley Artists are dancers or some type of athletic background - but you've also got to be able to really cite a quality that the actor is ...
Assistant to the late Howard Guttenplan at Millennium Film in the East Village in the 1980s. Got to see first screenings of early works by Susan Seidelman (Desperately Seeking Susan), Jim Jarmusch (Stranger than Paradise), and Tom DiCillo (Living in Oblivion). Got to see the premiere of Todd Haynes' "Superstar" before it was removed from circulation in 1990.