Rats need a rat sized hole to get in and Victor makes an excellent audio repellent you can buy at Lowes. An ounce of prevention can save lots in lawsuits. BTW Mr. Dowdy I live in Binghampton where gardens are the norm.
As a skilled worker in the local film and television industry I agree with Martin. In the past we also lost a bid with Village Roadshow to build a Film Studio in Memphis because of fears of the large investment the city would have had to make. Subsequently Memphis is viewed as mainly a town for location shoots since there is no adequate infrastructure to service the needs of larger co-productions. In my opinion international cities like Berlin that Memphis seeks to partner with on co-productions will really only take us seriously if we have the kind of infrastructure they have. We need a crew base that can actually live and support their families in the city instead of following the business like glorified carneys. This means sound-stages, scene shops, costume shops, a prop warehouse, equipment rental closer than Nashville, post production facilities and an SFX dept. We have many small businesses that get great things done but on a large scale the big picture is missing. There is a risk but we have proved that Memphis crew can make great films that make a lot of money.
Eric Brice Swartz
Thank you Chris Davis. We're painting with light now...
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