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Initiation

Posted: Wed, 28th Jan 2004, 12:39pm

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This is our very first movie, a great test and Initiation. It tolds a story about the Chosen One, who has to face an assasination attempt, before he even realizes who he is, and who he can become.
You can find almost everything about this movie on our website, www.jimbofilm.com . You are most welcome to visit this website, and remember to sign the Guestbook of course!


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Posted: Wed, 28th Jan 2004, 1:37pm

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.........132MB..???? dude, COMPRESS!!!!. thats ridiculously big, im d/ling anyways, ill tell u what i think when i get back from class.
Posted: Wed, 28th Jan 2004, 1:38pm

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Yeah, 132 megs for 8 minutes isnt the way to go if you want people to watch your movies.
Posted: Wed, 28th Jan 2004, 2:21pm

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Yeah.... Compression sucks. I don't know what the hell happened! I tried to compress it several times, but couldn't get any better. It's DivX goddamnit! Well, any suggestions? I thought that there's something wrong with sound, but when I cut it out completely, it changed FEW mb crazy tard Still I think that maybe it didn't actually cut this audio, or maybe it saved great-quality-silence sad Any help welcome neutral
cool Well, perhaps you're gonna remember this movie razz
Posted: Wed, 28th Jan 2004, 2:22pm

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What program did you cmopress with
Posted: Wed, 28th Jan 2004, 2:26pm

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Magix Video Deluxe
Posted: Wed, 28th Jan 2004, 2:28pm

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Can that make quicktime files? Because you can use the sorenson 3 codec if it has it to compress. Try compressing the audio, in mp3 or ima 4:1
Posted: Wed, 28th Jan 2004, 2:35pm

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Ok, doing it now...
Posted: Wed, 28th Jan 2004, 7:12pm

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You gonna love it biggrin Compressed with Sorenson Video and IMA 4:1, quicktime version has: 553 MB!!! Any comments?

[edit]
...and appears darker than should be...
Posted: Wed, 28th Jan 2004, 8:53pm

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What settings are you using? Make sure to reduce the dimensions (to atleast 360x240), and set the quality to low. Also check the "key frame every" box.
Posted: Wed, 28th Jan 2004, 8:55pm

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Setting the quality to low for me made my video look terrible and all pixelly. I couldnt make out anything. I put it on medium.
Posted: Thu, 29th Jan 2004, 7:03am

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fertesz

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I assume that 'best' MUST be so big?
Posted: Thu, 29th Jan 2004, 9:21am

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Try DrDivX, for DivX codec or the latest windows media encoder for wmv9.
Posted: Thu, 29th Jan 2004, 9:50am

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Yeah, yeah, I'll probably keep trying.....
Still, for those which downloaded and watched movie: how do you like it?
Posted: Mon, 2nd Feb 2004, 11:47pm

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I've noticed that this movie is unrated. You're going to need to reduce your file size tremendously. Change the dimensions from 720x576 to 360x288, and the file size should go down to about 35 mb.
Posted: Tue, 3rd Feb 2004, 12:22pm

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Perhaps you're right neutral I'm going to do this once I have some more time. Still, according to statistics some people downloaded it, so I assume they watched it?
I'm trying to reduce it nevertheless...
Posted: Thu, 5th Feb 2004, 11:21am

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I have no idea what is going on!
I made a smaller version (half size), compressed with even newer version of DivX, and it has 91 MB eek crazy tard
Can anyone help me by trying to compress it in better way? Any help welcome!
Posted: Wed, 18th Feb 2004, 7:32pm

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I downloaded it and it was ok..

Some of the parts left me a little confused because of continuity issues when switching camera angles. The lightsaber , also, did not stand out well against the green backdrop. The quality of the video was not as good as I hoped it would be...

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