took this 35mm photograph as she was standing
next to ground crew cameraman Clay Walker.
The photo so perfectly matched Clay's
corresponding 16mm shot that it immediately became the film's
trademark "action still". It subsequently
appeared in many film festival catalogs & brochures, and was
also used as the cover art for the film's VHS video sleeve.
During production, Marianne &
Clay both provided invaluable assistance as ground crew 16mm camera
operators. It's not everyday you can talk somebody into
standing in traffic to film outlaw BASE jumpers landing in the
Today, Clay Walker
and Marianne Dissard are working independent filmmakers.
Clay and Marianne's short film "Post
No Bills" is a clever, celebrated and widely screened profile
of guerrilla poster artist/Political satirist Robbie Conal.
Clay later produced & directed a feature
version of Post No Bills for PBS.