WTFCF s4, e10 Bonus Content: Guest On The Set, Mary Days

Mary Days is a contributor and good friend of “Where the Food Comes From,” and enjoys joining us on shoots in Florida. This is her behind-the-scenes take on what a day looks like filming with the crew.

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Donna Sanders (Script Supervisor, Field Producer, and food Editor) with Mary Days

My dear friends invited me to join them and the film crew to see how they create the magic behind the scenes when making an episode for the show Where the Food Comes From. I must say, the crew dazzled me. I always imagined television shows were created by just putting the actor in front of the camera and someone says roll camera. Well, let me tell you, it is not that simple.

Everyone had a role to play, and they played it well. They even gave me a small role and that was to carry the equipment case, take candid shots of Donna, and capture a fact or quote from the guests, which made me feel like part of the team. [EDITOR’S NOTE: She is.] The film crew’s collaboration was beautiful to watch as they anticipated each other’s needs. It was like a beautiful waltz. READ MORE

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