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Birdy (1984)
Director: Alan Parker
Film Editor: Gerry Hambling

For this scene of Birdy and Al unwitingly delivering a truckload of dogs to a slaughterhouse, we added flashes in the building window suggesting that animals were being electrocuted within.

Dave Smith shot blue glows of various intensity through a piece of artwork drawn in the shape of the windows. He and assistant cameraman Stuart Prior carefully tracked the single piece of art on the glow exposure pass to match the location of the building as it panned through frame. Artwork was drawn clear out of black by Costas Charitou.