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Posted: Fri, 6th Feb 2004, 10:59am

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maxicube

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this is my 2th movie and im pround of it but the only bad news is...to il show you my movie im obliged to compress it and the quality is not very very good ...but is normal..and please dont forget to rate me! thank you!
(the history is about terminator but is very realistic!!)check it...
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Posted: Fri, 6th Feb 2004, 4:37pm

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Gibs

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Hey, not bad, especially with the Alam effects. They were done quite nicely. My only gripe about the effects was the muzzle flashes at 2:06 didn't seem to have any gap between each one, so they looked a little fake. I had a bit of trouble following the story (mostly because I don't speak French!), and there were a few continuity errors. Namely at the beginning, like when the Terminator guy grabbed the other one, but then suddenly the guy was falling to the ground. Also, some of the sound effects didn't quite match up, and the camera was a bit shaky in some of the scenes. Try using a tripod next time.

This is definitly much better than your previous movie. smile
Posted: Fri, 6th Feb 2004, 4:43pm

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maxicube

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thank you but i make this movie in only one night! imagine if a take some time for my aplication but i think the movie is not bad because is take me only one night for do it.
Posted: Fri, 6th Feb 2004, 8:45pm

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Aculag

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Umm... Maybe it's due to my lack of speaking french, but that made no sense to me whatsoever. Perhaps english subtitles or something? All I got out of it was the terminator killed two delinquent kids and then kept killing the same one over and over in different places until the kid finally killed him with some glowing jar. Eh... Nope... no sense... But at least it had an attempt at a plot... so it's better than your last one.
Posted: Fri, 6th Feb 2004, 8:53pm

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Frozenpede

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umm....

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Posted: Fri, 6th Feb 2004, 9:24pm

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Frozenpede

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ummm... The audio from the shotgun mike (I think thats what you used) probably should have been cut and dubbed over using a computer mic (to delete the wind) A lot of the fighting scenes were cool but didnt flow (guy jumping and shooting at the camera both inside and in the snow are two examples). When the guy in white gets knocked down and the robot picks him up, the camera should have been farther off to capture the entire shot.

The music fit pretty good though and the effects were well done! biggrin I hope to see more come.
Posted: Fri, 6th Feb 2004, 11:00pm

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kungfukid

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cool but the muzzle flashes were too small
Posted: Sat, 7th Feb 2004, 12:51am

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Brettsta

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Er, it was... ok. I wasnt able to follow what was going on by watching it, or reading the Pinnacle Studio titles because I dont understand French. There was weird editing and cuts. Also, the muzzle flashes arent the size of the end of the gun. They are a whole lot bigger. I thought you would have learned this from the critisicm on your other movie. Also use a tripod, or a better one if you were using one. The effects shook with the camera. I like the terminator vision part. That was cool.
Posted: Sat, 7th Feb 2004, 12:59am

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Pooky

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J'ai trouve ca bon, mais voici un truc avec tes flashes de gun:

Fais-les BEAUCOUP plus grands, plus grands que le gun lui-meme. et en forme de triangle. comme ca:

Regarde la forme et la taille. Aussi, pour des mittrailleuses, ne met pas les memes flashs encore et encore, mets-en des differents et met des espaces entre, genre 1001101011101011. Le 1 etant le flash.

Aussi, on a rien entendu pan toute de ce que tu dis, ce qu'il faut faire c'est que apres avoir filme et tout, tu t'enregistre avec un bon micro a l'interieur, pis tu met ca a place du son qu'on entends rien.
Posted: Sat, 7th Feb 2004, 1:51am

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AndrewtheActorMan

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Wow!

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OK, watched it. Not knowing French, and just judging by what i saw, i thought the very biggining looked like a Power-Point presentation. The other parts were pretty sad actually...sorry. The people getting shot looked like they were sitting on a washing-machine and it was turned on full blast, and they were getting shaken around. Heh, funny, but true.

The music was not placed to well, but as it was a Terminator film, "OF COURSE!" use the music. Not meaning that in a harsh way, it was just pretty odd.

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Andrew biggrin
Posted: Sat, 7th Feb 2004, 2:51am

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KimPossible

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I think the muzzle flash thing gets a bit more play than it deserve. Hollywood pumps the heck out of muzzle flashes.

Muzzle flash is to be avoided when you're really using a piece to shoot someone. 1) it gives away your position. 2) It plays hell with your night vision 3) It tends to really screw-up the local flora and fauna. Setting fire to your place of concealment is generally to be avoided. wink

Muzzle flashes like I regularly see here look like my boyfriend's AE50 with the hottest load we can pump through it. Stuff that will break my wrists. Like "Break the slide retainer" Hot.

My 9's with a moderate load (like you'd carry for defense) tend to have a little 5-6" flash with a shockwave behind it, when shot with a high-speed camera.


Somewhere between Pooky's here and the ones pictured in this film are believable to me.

That said - the ones in this film are completely believable - _with_ a flash suppressor and/or a sub-sonic round. Not that I'd think you'd be hunting terminators with a .380 subsonic... wink

One other note - the flash tends, from an automatic, to wrap around the weapon a bit more. A flash that large tends to obscure the last 1/4 of the weapon.
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I'll take some pictures next week as I'll be at the range on Tues. or Wed.
Posted: Sat, 7th Feb 2004, 2:56am

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Brettsta

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In a movie it just looks plain bad to have em that small though. Pookys here is ideal for a movie. Also, using a strobe light(better) to makethe flashes look like they are effecting the surroundings works great, or you can up the brightness in post (not as good)
Posted: Sat, 7th Feb 2004, 3:17am

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KimPossible

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Sure - as long as we're saying "movie magic flashes"- I agree with you. But I've read "not realistic" in other threads - which makes me cringe. wink
Posted: Sat, 7th Feb 2004, 5:22am

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Aculag

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Try not to worry about it, eh? This IS a movie making forum after all, not a navy seals forum. Heh.
Posted: Sat, 7th Feb 2004, 10:15am

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pvh62

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Salut, je viens de regarder le film, comme d'autres l'ont dit avant moi, je trouve que les effets sur les armes ne sont pas trés réalistes. Mais ce qui m'a surtout choqué se sont les fautes sur les textes... C'est dommage car nous ne sommes pas nombreux ici à comprendre le Français, la prochaine fois utilisez un correcteur...

j'ai voté 2
Posted: Sat, 7th Feb 2004, 12:26pm

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ericgui

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Salut
Bon je ne vais pas repeter ce qui a déja été écrit sur les muzzle flashs, les cuts, le trepieds et le son... meme si il faudrait que vous y fassiez plus attention la prochaine fois.
Je vais vous donner un autre petit conseil : lorque vous mettez des titrages pour commenter votre films, il faut imperatviement avoir une cohérence dans le style, et dans les polices de caractère. Et éviter absolument les effets criards que bon nombre de logiciels de montage mettent à votre disposition...
Je comprends que vous débutez dans le "movie making", et il va falloir perserverer. C'est en faisant des erreurs que vous apprendrez...

This is a beginning... making mistakes will teach a lot !
Continue. I will look forward you next film.

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Posted: Sat, 7th Feb 2004, 3:26pm

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Pooky

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pvh62 wrote:

Salut, je viens de regarder le film, comme d'autres l'ont dit avant moi, je trouve que les effets sur les armes ne sont pas trés réalistes. Mais ce qui m'a surtout choqué se sont les fautes sur les textes... C'est dommage car nous ne sommes pas nombreux ici à comprendre le Français, la prochaine fois utilisez un correcteur...

j'ai voté 2
Heh, welcome to Quebec biggrin
Posted: Sun, 8th Feb 2004, 7:59am

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hippa03

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That's yhe problem with you my friend. Never try and rush a production that lacks a thousand. For instance when doing an on screen messages always follow the same patern. If you watch mute or silent movies you can see what I mean. Secondly when doing something like this just for the fun of it try to be more artistic in a way that the viewers would appreciate you work. Follow a simple rule and keep to it.
It's like when using the first movie camera (ages ago) and it had the first zoom lens, so every shot that we did we had to include a zoom, either in or out without any rule at all.
I give you one point just to let you make a bigger effort next time. Hope to see more from you.
Au revoir
Posted: Tue, 17th Feb 2004, 9:40am

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Solid Snake

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rubbish, as always, this weener continues to make pathetic rubbish, about random people getting killed for no reason
tut tut tut unsure