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Liquid Entertainment Opener V.2

Posted: Fri, 3rd Oct 2003, 7:02pm

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Viper54

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If you saw the liquid entertaiment one logo, i went over your ideas
and changed a few things, not perfect yet but better, plzz give me
the good and bad of this opener, thanx smile

disregard the 30 seconds of nothing:P i forgot to take it out
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Posted: Fri, 3rd Oct 2003, 7:43pm

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b4uask30male

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I haven't seen the first version, but I liked this one A LOT... smile


Please shed some light on what you did to get that effect,
me liked it a lot. biggrin
Posted: Fri, 3rd Oct 2003, 10:30pm

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Andreas

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well much much better then the first one, but the text isnt perfect yet, I would make the wave come faster. and maybe not do the liquid stuff with the text, just make it go alitlle like that
Posted: Sat, 4th Oct 2003, 4:50am

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Viper54

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Ya, most said it needs to be more basic, quick on and off, but the text
was acually text and not something imported from photoshop as a targa
which reduced the quality and made it non-professioal, rate this compared
to the other liquid entertainment opener, thanx
Posted: Sat, 4th Oct 2003, 9:08pm

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Aculag

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Yeah, I also didn't like the "liquiding" effect on the text. That was a little too cheesy. But other than that it looked nice. Much better than the first one.
Posted: Sat, 4th Oct 2003, 9:25pm

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Viper54

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So the sound and all is ok? so i guess ill take out the liquiding text part:(
to make it look more professional, thxs for comments
Posted: Sun, 5th Oct 2003, 12:03am

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adamlightandmagic

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The sound effect for the text flying in sounds harsh. Try EQ-ing some of the harshness out of it. Do the following:

2000Hz = Cut -1.5db
4000Hz = Cut -1.5db

I took some time to listen and apply those cuts and they made it sound nicer to hear. AND... you've put the volume of that sample so high, that it distorts when played back. You'll have to bring it down until it's nice sounding.

If you want something to be louder, but know it'll distort if the volume gets pushed up, use a "compressor" effect. It will allow the sound to be loud and NOT distort. I won't give any sample settings cause you'll have to get there on your own.
In fact, you could use a "limiter" effect on the overall output of your audio and everything will be nice and loud. But will not distort!

Adam.

P.S. It's an improvement over the last one. But I can't help but feel that melting thing was yuck!
Posted: Sun, 5th Oct 2003, 12:21am

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Viper54

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lol alright, ya thats what i noticed was the sound coming in, if theres
another sound that would be better plz tell
Posted: Sun, 5th Oct 2003, 12:48am

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Aculag

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How did you do the water? You may have said this in the other topic, but I didn't catch it. I like the effect.
Posted: Sun, 5th Oct 2003, 3:34am

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insomnia

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I too like the wave and water... what did you use for that?
Posted: Mon, 6th Oct 2003, 2:36am

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SciDog

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What did you use for 3-D modeling? I'm thinking of buying Maya, but this looked so real, I just might change my mind.

Also, when you come out of the water I think you should add a splash or some other sound effect, because it sounds just the same as when you were in the water as out. Make the storm louder when you come out of water, like it would in the real world. I liked the fading of the title, but the enternce was really cheesy.
Posted: Mon, 6th Oct 2003, 5:19am

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Viper54

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actually maya is used to achieve effects like this, im currently learning
maya, very hard program, but once u get good it will be awesome, if
you get it, go to digital tutors because they offer free training videos,
ok get this, even though it will be a long intro it will be pleasing, with maya now im doing this. Camera films an alien walking into a house
then he opens door and camera goes inside house, alien sits on couch
and turns on tv and then the camera goes to tv and the tv will
have the liquid entertainment logo, its far fetched as in ive been using
maya for about 2 weeks, but i think i can do it:)
Posted: Mon, 6th Oct 2003, 5:49am

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Aculag

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Not to mention it has absolutely nothing to do with liquid. I like the current one a lot better than that idea.
Posted: Mon, 6th Oct 2003, 3:11pm

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SciDog

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How much did you get Maya for and where did you get it? I have the Personal Learning Edition, but the mask is driving me up the wall! And I don't want to dish out $2,000 to get it if I can get it cheaper somewhere.
Posted: Mon, 6th Oct 2003, 5:46pm

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Kid

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Firstly you need to compress to a better codec. Mpeg1 is not suitable for sharing on the web as you can see that it is so big for such a short movie. Also leaving on 30secs of black is crazy because its doubling the size!

On the actual sequence I agree with the others that the wavy effect on the text is tacky. If you want to keep the liquid theme what might work better is to have 3d text which has a ripple in the front surface as if its water rather than up and down like this.
Posted: Tue, 7th Oct 2003, 12:53am

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Viper54

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And you give it a one?
Posted: Tue, 7th Oct 2003, 12:59am

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Kid

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I gave it a 1 because theres not much to it yet though it shows potential.