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Old October 26th, 2005, 22:16   #31
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the only thing i read here was somthing about an israli uniform, and my dad happened to be in the israli army...msg me i'll see what i can do
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Old October 29th, 2005, 11:08   #32
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Originally Posted by REDD
You need a registered Firearms officer or armorer with a minimum ten year in the industry. It doesn't matter if it is a real weapon firing blanks or a plastic gun firing water. A prop house will have one available, but not for $200.
Don't ask me how you get ten years experience if your not able to work without ten year experience. It is Canada.
Good luck staying within the law on this one.
I beleive this reglementation applies only to pro film industry on par with technicians' trade unions. I don't think we have to go by that. (Well... I hope.)

As for renting, that's good, but we can't afford it and Airsoft looks real enough for our purposes. Airsoft is especially good where a reasonable amount of charitable souls own it and are potentially willing to lend it.
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Old October 29th, 2005, 11:22   #33
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Israeli soldiers in the '87 intifada wore the standard olive drab uniforms with the wierd Israeli kevlar helmets and had a netting on it similar to WW2 american soldiers. They, at that point, were still using the A-10 Ephod combat rig and classically, the Israeli regular army uses the AR15 with a cut down barrel to the tune of 8-11 inches from the forward sights. Galils were issued about 2 or 3 per team of 5, so AR's are more common.
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Old October 29th, 2005, 16:33   #34
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Film making is how I found out about Airsoft. They look very authentic with a little CGI. I'm going to guess you have to stay legal because you got a grant that requires it. I know it makes it tricky to stay on budget. I have never worked in Montreal so the laws may be different then BC. Call "MONTREAL FILM & TV COMMISSION LOCATION BANK" (Nick Barker (514) 8722883) they should be able to help you find your local requirements. If they have no information call city hall. Or do a little movie magic and film on private property and make it look like the city. Garbage is easy to come by.
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