Catwoman Film - First test shot
Catwomans Suit should be...
|PVC||30%||[ 10 ]|
|Latex||58%||[ 19 ]|
|Don't care - I just hate the 'Underworld' look!||12%||[ 4 ]|
Total Votes : 33
Posted: Fri, 28th May 2004, 10:59am
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I'm making a Catwoman film and have put together some concept shots from the test shoot. There a little rough but capture the look and feel i'm going for.
Catwoman & Batman face off
I'd love to get some feedback from you guys - what do you think?
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Posted: Fri, 28th May 2004, 11:17am
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I would just go for the Michelle Pfeiffer Catwomen coustume, it looks neat, homemade and not so macho.
Posted: Fri, 28th May 2004, 11:24am
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Cool thanks for voting..
Tho im going back to catwomans original origins - ie she was a dominatrix whos hooker room mate got beat up so bad by her pimp that she decided to take action - so i'm going for a more fetishy kinda look.
She'll have a pvc cat hood mask in the finished thing (like michelle pfieffers but without the white stitching)
Posted: Fri, 28th May 2004, 11:39am
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Just make sure it doesn't look anything like the upcoming Halle Berry film.
Posted: Fri, 28th May 2004, 11:44am
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I guess PVC is the best option, as leather would probably be too expensive.
All though only test stills, they have a nice grading to them. Were they photographs or video stills?
Posted: Fri, 28th May 2004, 12:16pm
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Hi Guys, thanks for posting.
There stills from video footage. I'm a big fan of Underworld and love the look. I'm hoping to cut together a teaser sometime soon. But I only have batman and catwoman posing, there not really doing anything apart from the odd clenching of the fist. Could work well with some rousing music - showing glimpses of them facing off about to fight. It could be my first film submission
I never really considered leather. The batman returns outfit is latex and my costume is PVC. I need a better cat hood that encloses the neck which is being made. But im also toying with the idea of a full on latex costume. Not sure how easy that would be for the actress to fight, ect in. Plus more expense but hey if it looks good. PVC still looks good and is relatively easy to wear - but rubber would be more fetishy i guess. Still in two minds as you can see. Thats why theres a poll.
Posted: Mon, 21st Jun 2004, 2:14pm
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*I just realised the links didnt work anymore so just updated them
Posted: Mon, 21st Jun 2004, 2:48pm
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I think it looks quite cool like that. Like it more then the look of the halle berry film. Whats wrong with the material as it is?
Posted: Mon, 21st Jun 2004, 3:32pm
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Hi there, Thanks i thnk it looks pretty cool too. I just wondered what others would think. At the time i was undecided between pvc and latex but i think i'm sticking with the pvc now. Hopefully get some more test stuff and a trailer done in a few weeks.
Posted: Tue, 22nd Jun 2004, 1:26am
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Hye, that looks really good, the grading is great.
I would suggest not being able to see her hair, or in the back or something, thats the costume's biggest flaw.
Othere than that, I cant wait to see a teaser clip or something.
Posted: Tue, 22nd Jun 2004, 2:28am
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what camera was used to shoot that?
Posted: Tue, 22nd Jun 2004, 7:10am
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Hey, I agree with you about the hair. I'm having a a cat mask/hood custom made that encloses the neck. So for the next shoot she'll be in high gloss pvc from head to toe with only her eyes and lips showing.
And the camera used to shoot it was a Canon XL1S
Posted: Tue, 22nd Jun 2004, 3:44pm
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*Update - I posted the images in the thread. See the mad web skilz i'm learning*
Thanks to Serpent for showing me how!
Posted: Tue, 22nd Jun 2004, 6:52pm
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Posted: Tue, 22nd Jun 2004, 7:01pm
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the shots.. or my web skillz
Posted: Tue, 22nd Jun 2004, 7:37pm
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Lol, just take a guess.
Posted: Wed, 23rd Jun 2004, 7:29pm
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Not to be perverted or anything, but i think if the catwoman suit is not skin tight, then it really takes away from her being catwoman. In Batman returns, catwoman looked great, not because men could not take their eyes off her, but a cat isnt supposed to look like it has a suit on. But other than that I like what i see in the pics. Also, i assume you have to convince the actress to fit her body in a suit that nearly cuts off her blood supply.
It looks great so far!
Posted: Wed, 23rd Jun 2004, 9:16pm
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Hey, I do know whatcha mean.
In Batman returns She had a corset/waspie on across her mid drift to keep the suit tight and also to emphasise her boobs.
I've just ordered the rest of the suit and it includes a pvc waspie (same thing) which will tuck in the suit across the middle and make it tighter
Posted: Wed, 23rd Jun 2004, 10:36pm
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I have no idea what you should make the costume out of. But I really like those screenshots. The color grading is fantastic.
Can't wait to see some footage.
Posted: Wed, 23rd Jun 2004, 10:44pm
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Hey thanks Lloyd,
If it feels half as cinematic as your trailer i'll be happy
I'm not intending to make a trailer as such - more a preview if that makes sense? I want to involve concept art and and behind the scenes stuff as well as some action shots. Kind of like the first trailers for return of the king or the episode 3 stuff you can download now. Something to tell you more about the project and give you a better idea of it.
Can't wait for the other costume stuff to come so I can get started
Posted: Wed, 23rd Jun 2004, 10:58pm
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thos are awsome!
Posted: Wed, 23rd Jun 2004, 11:10pm
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That sounds cool, CMBmovies. Providing a look at the production is a neat idea for fanfilms and such.
By the way, how long are you aiming for the film to be?
Posted: Wed, 23rd Jun 2004, 11:35pm
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It should run for around 5 minutes.
Posted: Thu, 24th Jun 2004, 1:44am
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looks really hollywood quallity, keep it up.
Posted: Thu, 24th Jun 2004, 7:15am
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That third pic is a really obvious ass-shot. Well done
Good grading, but 5 minutes? you ordered all this costume and stuff for that short of a film? at least try to pull 15 min. Also, if your going for that original storyline, i expect to see many a whip and chain. (*still, disturbing)
Posted: Thu, 24th Jun 2004, 8:10am
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there may be a bullwhip involved
and as for ass shot - i dont know what you mean.. thats a cowboy style face off
allthough as a general rule i feel there should be more ass shots in films.
I get your point about the story and we'll have to see. But id rather to something simple really, really well and have the audience wanting more then do something 15mins long and it drag a little
Posted: Fri, 25th Jun 2004, 2:54am
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Wow those are some really nice costumes! Especially the Batman one.
Posted: Mon, 12th Jul 2004, 12:32pm
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Am currently organising screen tests for catwoman so I should have something to show in a week or two
Posted: Mon, 12th Jul 2004, 4:40pm
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Ive also got loads of new costume bits and some quality props.. like this
Posted: Mon, 19th Jul 2004, 6:37am
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I suppose the movie will be good if you follow these instructions:
1. Make sure ass-shot ratio is equal or greater than the amount of minutes in the actual movie.
Posted: Fri, 21st Jan 2005, 3:44am
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Guys, he has posted a featurette on the movie with some cool footage. The costume is completely changed, it looks awesome. There is a Quicktime and a WMV and on a fast server. www.bluetights.net/copycat
Posted: Fri, 21st Jan 2005, 4:04am
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Posted: Fri, 21st Jan 2005, 4:16am
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You mean salvates like punching/kicking? I don't get it.
Posted: Fri, 21st Jan 2005, 6:25am
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Serpent wrote:You mean salvates like punching/kicking? I don't get it.
He mean's salivates as in drooling.
sal·i·vate ( P ) Pronunciation Key (sl-vt)
v. sal·i·vat·ed, sal·i·vat·ing, sal·i·vates
1. To secrete or produce saliva.
2. Informal. To be full of desire or eagerness for something: salivated at the idea of winning the lottery.
To produce excessive salivation in.
Posted: Fri, 21st Jan 2005, 7:13am
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Wow you found it
I was gonna post here when the website was up properly but ya beat me too it.
Posted: Fri, 21st Jan 2005, 8:23am
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The entire production of your movie seems very impressive. With the amount of work you seem to be putting into it (the costumes, storyboarding, props, color graded test shots, actor training) I figured this would be like a full length movie. It looks like you guys are putting a ton of work into it. I can't wait to see the finished product, I'm sure it will be great!
Posted: Fri, 21st Jan 2005, 8:56am
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Yes indeed, it does look very well taken care of. Good luck with the production.
Posted: Fri, 21st Jan 2005, 11:42am
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One bit of Catwoman which was okay was the robbery. It was a ba dmovie, but she'd have looked a lot better in that leather and domino mask than that abomination she wore for the rest of the movie ...
Posted: Fri, 21st Jan 2005, 9:57pm
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Very good treatment of footage. Everything matches together... I like the look, your right, it's very Underworld, and it works.
Posted: Sun, 30th Jan 2005, 10:41am
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Hi Guys, thanks for all the good feedback. Ive just submitted the 'first look' to the Cinema so hopefully you should see it there soon
Posted: Fri, 29th Apr 2005, 6:26pm
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Hey, just in case anyone reads this i wanted to mention the website.www.catwoman-copycat.com