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Now there’s a documentary about Sarah Jones, the crew member killed on the set of Midnight Rider

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Hollywood history was made recently when a judge sentenced director Randall Miller to two years in prison for the on-set death of second camera assistant Sarah Jones during the filming of indie drama Midnight Rider last year in Wayne County, Georgia. The needless death became a galvanizing spur to address the question of on-set safety, and prompted the launch of Safety For Sarah, an organization committed to film production safety. Now, Deadline reports that a documentary is in the works about the life, death, and subsequent impact of Sarah Jones on American filmmaking.

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Made with the blessing of Jones’ family, the film is being put together by veteran reality-TV camera operator Eric Smith and documentary producer Christopher Crescitelli. Entitled We Are Sarah Jones, the project is scheduled to begin production this summer after the launch of a crowdfunding campaign. Proceeds from the film have been pledged to the Sarah Jones Film Foundation, and something tells us the soundtrack will probably steer clear of any Allman Brothers music.

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