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==Production==
 
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According to the director's audio track on the DVD release, almost all the transitions from one place to another (such as from Kerry's trap to Chris' place, and Jigsaw's lair to Jeff's crate) were not made using digital effects. The transitions were shot on the spot. For example, when the camera moves from Troy's crime scene to Kerry being in the bathtub, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dina_Meyer Dina Meyer] had to run, take off all her clothes, and jump into the tub. If you look closely, you can still see the water moving from when she got in.
 
According to the director's audio track on the DVD release, almost all the transitions from one place to another (such as from Kerry's trap to Chris' place, and Jigsaw's lair to Jeff's crate) were not made using digital effects. The transitions were shot on the spot. For example, when the camera moves from Troy's crime scene to Kerry being in the bathtub, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dina_Meyer Dina Meyer] had to run, take off all her clothes, and jump into the tub. If you look closely, you can still see the water moving from when she got in.
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According to producer Daniel J. Heffner, the film was toned down seven times to obtain the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motion_Picture_Association_of_America_film_rating_system#The_five_ratings "R" rating]. According to director Darren Lynn Bousman, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motion_Picture_Association_of_America MPAA] ratings board was less concerned with the film's graphic violence because television shows like [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSI_franchise CSI] have expanded the scope of what is acceptable viewing with their graphic depictions of crime scenes and autopsies. Bousman says the MPAA is more concerned with emotional torture that disturbs the audience.[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saw_III#cite_note-1 <sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-1" style="line-height: 1em; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; ">[2</sup>]]
 
According to producer Daniel J. Heffner, the film was toned down seven times to obtain the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motion_Picture_Association_of_America_film_rating_system#The_five_ratings "R" rating]. According to director Darren Lynn Bousman, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motion_Picture_Association_of_America MPAA] ratings board was less concerned with the film's graphic violence because television shows like [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSI_franchise CSI] have expanded the scope of what is acceptable viewing with their graphic depictions of crime scenes and autopsies. Bousman says the MPAA is more concerned with emotional torture that disturbs the audience.[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saw_III#cite_note-1 <sup class="reference" id="cite_ref-1" style="line-height: 1em; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; ">[2</sup>]]
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==Promotion==
 
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A scene from ''Saw III'' was planned to be shown when the action/thriller film ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crank_(film) Crank]'' opened in theaters on September 1. However, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motion_Picture_Association_of_America MPAA]did not allow it, due to the scene's large amount of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graphic_violence graphic violence]. For similar reasons, an early teaser trailer for the film was removed from the official ''Saw III'' site. The next trailer released featured flashbacks of Jigsaw attaching the "reverse bear trap" to Amanda and applying his makeup for posing as the corpse in the bathroom from ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saw_(film) Saw]''. The ads played up ''Saw'''s yearly release dates with the tagline, "If it's Halloween, it must be 'Saw'"
 
A scene from ''Saw III'' was planned to be shown when the action/thriller film ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crank_(film) Crank]'' opened in theaters on September 1. However, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motion_Picture_Association_of_America MPAA]did not allow it, due to the scene's large amount of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graphic_violence graphic violence]. For similar reasons, an early teaser trailer for the film was removed from the official ''Saw III'' site. The next trailer released featured flashbacks of Jigsaw attaching the "reverse bear trap" to Amanda and applying his makeup for posing as the corpse in the bathroom from ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saw_(film) Saw]''. The ads played up ''Saw'''s yearly release dates with the tagline, "If it's Halloween, it must be 'Saw'"
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