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Posted: Tue, 8th Jun 2004, 1:08pm

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Rating: +1

A car's keys in the hands of someone drunk, it is similar as a sniper shooting everything around him...
Say "NO!" and save lives...A short film against alcoholic driver behavior.


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Posted: Tue, 8th Jun 2004, 1:31pm

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Wow! i really loved this, the effects where amazing, i swear you used real blanks on the gun. the whole story was short and sweet, the camera shots where amazing. i loved this, easily this is a 5
peace out smile
Posted: Tue, 8th Jun 2004, 1:32pm

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This was well done, & stylish. I like the sound effects & the white flashes.

You kind of ruin it in your description, though. Why not make it a bit more mysterious?

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Posted: Tue, 8th Jun 2004, 1:50pm

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This was a really cool movie. The muzzle flashes were pretty sweet, and I like the music and sound effects. They go along with the movie pretty good.

Overall: 4.

I would love to see more movies from you smile
Posted: Tue, 8th Jun 2004, 1:58pm

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He may not have used real blanks on the gun, but was that a gas blowback or was it really a blank firer? i can see the top moving back as it was fired, which has gone a long long way towards making the entire movie look real, to me.

Wait a sec, I can also see shells being ejected! wtf?

Is this the best use of alamdv i've ever seen to date, or was that a blank firer? do tell!
Posted: Tue, 8th Jun 2004, 2:17pm

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Rating: +2

- You've a quite fine eyes !! I'm impressed
Basically i used a gas blowback beretta and i just add the muzzle flash from alamdv however i edited the flash in photoshop CS and the shells are made by 3dSMAX as way as the smoke which is made by 3dsmax's plugin afterburn.

and something wihch is very important you don't have to put always a muzzle flash each time you fire with a gun, because when you're shooting with a real gun, sometime the camera is not able to catch the flame exiting from the gun so i made the same thing here, i didn't use a flash for every single shot. Especially when you're filming in 35MM.

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Posted: Tue, 8th Jun 2004, 2:26pm

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So it was impressive use of alamdv and 3dsmax smile

Either way it looked great.

Good thinking with the flashes, its one of the things i alway suggest to people when the look for help in making gun scenes look good.

You should upload your version of that muzzle flash to FXHome...it could come in handy for other less photoshop-enabled people razz
Posted: Tue, 8th Jun 2004, 2:37pm

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That was really impressive. It was flawless and trhe editing was so great, along with the gunshots and camerawork. Great work, an instant 5 stars from me.
Posted: Tue, 8th Jun 2004, 4:18pm

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that's probably the best thing I've seen on here,
definitely the best fx for the guns.

Is there any chance of what you used being able to be made into plugins for alamdv?
Posted: Tue, 8th Jun 2004, 7:47pm

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I will try to do it but i don't enough time these days, i have a lot of things to do but keep an eyes on the plugin section: we never know wink
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 1:38am

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great film, I loved the camera movement! How did you get to film in a bar?
And what was this movie for? A contest?
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 2:24am

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Very nice. I definitely liked this a lot more than Seth.

You use an XL1, right? The lighting was very very nice in this. How long did it take to do from setup to wrap?
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 8:27am

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I don't like to answer other people's questions but he said this earlier


mmmprod wrote:

i didn't use a flash for every single shot. Especially when you're filming in 35MM.

wink
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 8:28am

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Yeah. I didn't take that to mean they shot on 35mm though. Guess I'm wrong?
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 9:07am

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Cinematography is excellent, but the video just stopped all of the sudden in the middle. Didn't quite get the message.
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 11:18am

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Loved:
the lighting, the fx, the scenario, the acting, the message.

Liked:
the pace, the cinematography.

The editing, in most parts is simply astonishing. However, in the shootout, i would have taken a slightly different path (personal opinion, doesn't count for nothing).

Really, really good.
Keep up the good work and do send this one to the cultural Ministery in your country, to be used as a warning against drunk driving.

I'm sure it would be appreciated and used.
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 11:28am

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-Yes the film was shot in 35mm, i borrow the camera and the lightning from my school

-I didn't shoot in a bar, i recreated a bar in a studio and one of my friend made a perfect bar for only 150 $

-The movie was made for nothing, one day, my old teacher told me, listen we have an open gate ( mean, people can visit the school, as question ), we want to make a film in 35mm to show to the visitors, you just have a 35mm's box of 4 minutes, do what you want, so i made this short film and i used an existing script which won the script contest based against alcoholic behavior

Voila
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Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 12:50pm

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Great film! Definately one of the best I've seen here!!

Great cinematography, great editing, decent lighting, cool actors, solid FX and a good script... What do you want more.


Definetaly a great piece of film! Congrats!
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 1:16pm

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Great stuff. Very impressed. The use of the fx worked well simply because it was subtley done.

Everything about it was good.
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 4:22pm

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absolutly great, I think everything have been brought up that I had on my heart after watching this.

Great work. absolutly great!
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 5:13pm

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wow, that was really good. The best looking muzzle flashes on this site by far. I had to look at it frame by frame to see how you did it, and i noticed the shells being ejected, DANG! Great job, i would definately like to see more from you, and i know people have already asked, but if you could make that plug in, many of us would be grateful razz
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 5:30pm

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Bravo mmmprod, vraiment bien pour avoir tourner sa en une journee, 2 fois bravo.
p.s. J'ai bien aimé Seth aussi. Tu as du talent.
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 6:24pm

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bravo le francais ,avez vous fait une ecole de cinema?ou realisation ?qelle programme utilisez-vous?je suis polonais et j'habite a suresnes(2km de paris) je realiser un fim "but ".ou habitter vous ?on pourrais ce voir sans voiture -bien sur.
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 6:41pm

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This is just an all around great film. Nothing in it was unecessary or overdone. Camera angles were awesome, and the flashing from the gun to the keys and back again was seamless. I remember I tried doing something like that and it looked awkward, but you pulled it off man. Like I said, the pride of this film is the camerawork. How it flashes to the woman holding the little girl, but doesn't necessarily show anyone dying, its just implied. Perfect. And the ending was cool too. Art of the Saber has been number one on here for two years , and here you come and top it as the overall great. This deserves to be number one, not the Sombre-Gabrielwhatchmacallit movie. (No offense pfac, your movie was good too, just not AS good.)
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 6:42pm

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wow, i never thought my three years of french did anything, but i actually understood you guys! razz
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 6:48pm

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Still there's no need to do voterigging and give another film zero stars atom...
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 7:21pm

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I didn't mean to rig the votes, though it may appear that way. I honestly liked both No and the Gabriel movie, but I thought No was better. I really did accidently vote 0. if there's a way to revote on the Gabriel movie, I will do so as I think it deserves 5 stars.
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 7:23pm

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But I do understand what you're saying, almighty Sollthar, this confusion won't happen again.....i hope.
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 7:28pm

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Ah, I apologize then if it was an accident. Never make early conclusions. smile

Tarn might be able to change that then, he's the almighty one... he's god... he's the light... he's... well... you get the point. smile
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 7:33pm

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hahaha...no offense, Tarns awesome, but i'd like to change my votes on my own. The whole big brother thing freaks me out. If someone changes my vote, then it's not REALLY my vote. Even if it's what I would've voted. Understand? Thanks though Sollthar. Can't wait to see NightCast!
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 7:38pm

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Heh, actually... Tarn's the only one who can change any votes. smile


Anyways. This is about NO... smile
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 7:43pm

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Right, Anyways,
This movie was awesome. The whole thing cam together pretty well and was pretty much self-explanatory. Really cool and I think that it hits it viewers hard with the truth. Don't drink and drive. Cool. The subtitles were a curtious thing to do for us one-language folks. Really well shot and edited. Great FX.
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 10:38pm

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Someone can remove your vote so you can re-vote... would that satisfy you?
Posted: Wed, 9th Jun 2004, 11:14pm

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bros wrote:

bravo le francais ,avez vous fait une ecole de cinema?ou realisation ?qelle programme utilisez-vous?je suis polonais et j'habite a suresnes(2km de paris) je realiser un fim "but ".ou habitter vous ?on pourrais ce voir sans voiture -bien sur.
-Yes i made a film school called EICAR placed near Place d'iTalie in Paris

-I used Adobe Premiere 6.5 to edit the film

-Oui je suis à Paris, on pourrait se rencontrer un jour pkoi pas, le seul truc, c'est que j'ai bcp de travail ces temps ci alors dès que jepux on se voit wink
Posted: Thu, 10th Jun 2004, 11:46am

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G'day mate,
exellent acting!!! only thing u could pick up on was that an the end of the clip when the keys where handed over, i think ya should have had a shot of the keys falling slowly into the other guy's hand and the guy's hand closing and not passed over the table smile ...just a thought but ya did a fantasitc job with the acting!
Posted: Thu, 10th Jun 2004, 2:27pm

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oops sorry, i ment 'I' lol not 'U'
Posted: Thu, 10th Jun 2004, 6:03pm

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Very nice! Your work is very awesome!
I love the concept! Editing, very nice, color beautiful, sounds effects awesome...I could go on and on.

I bow to the master. cool
Posted: Thu, 10th Jun 2004, 7:54pm

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I refuse to believe those bullets were 3D biggrin

Honestly, how the hell did you pull of such clean looking gunshots.
It's a mystery to me!

Oh, and the film was awesome too!
Posted: Thu, 10th Jun 2004, 11:26pm

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I promess to put the plugin online, i just don't have enough time to do it because i'm in a big rush these days ...
I'll Keep you inform
Posted: Fri, 11th Jun 2004, 12:32am

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what model camera did you use?
Posted: Fri, 11th Jun 2004, 1:16am

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I used a 35MM CAMERA ARRI BL. I think it's a french CAM but i'm not sure
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This fucking rules! The second movie on here that's earned 5/5 from me! Not only was it beautifully shot and very well edited with great sound, it actually left an impact on me. I'm not one to drink and drive, but if I were, this would have defintely made me consider otherwise.

And I must know...were the smoke effects real or not? And what gun did you use, I noticed blowback action on it.
Posted: Sat, 12th Jun 2004, 9:43am

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The smoke effect are not real i used a 3DSMAX plugin called afterburn

And i used a "KWC" gas blowback beretta 92FS

And of course!!!!!! Don't forget to do it because you will lose your effect,
there's a lot of movement in this movie so i used a tracking software to place the smoke and the shells
the software is called BOUJOU from 2b3

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Is your blowback gun made from plastic, or metal?
Posted: Sat, 12th Jun 2004, 11:23am

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the gun is in plastic except for some part in metal as the canon, trigger,...
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finally, another person who knows how to use boujou biggrin
That movie was really cool, 5/5 from me smile
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That must have taken you so long!
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Whoa dude that is VERY VERY VERY awesome...what kind of camera did you use to shoot that?!! The quality was enormous, and the shot quality is spectacular... like wow! You have got to be some professional in something.
Posted: Mon, 14th Jun 2004, 11:54am

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A 35MM Camera
and this is my first film in 35MM
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I get nothing but sound in WinDVD. sad What am I missing here? How was this encoded?
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download Quicktime at www.quicktime.com

Use this to play the movie

It's an mpeg & QT files
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The muzzle flashes were great and it stated a good point. Great movie
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Mellifluous, thanks I have QT I just prefer to view the HiRes version whenever possible. If anyone has any insight on the codec for the mpeg let me know.

I did chew up some more of mmmprod’s bandwidth and downloaded the QT and I must say excellent job! Great effects and it even has a positive message. That would make a great TV spot but it would never make it past the uptight censors here in the US.
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this movie is too good. biggrin

5 from me.

yeah baby yeah!
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It is well shot with nice art direction but the script is kinda obvious and definitely not original...

it also goes on for WAY too long. We get the point early on. You are just pushing forever a very thin concept. It would have been much more efficient if you had made it shorter...

Frankly, it was boring because of that very fact. Could see it coming for miles.
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JohnCarter wrote:



Frankly, it was boring because of that very fact. Could see it coming for miles.
I think that's the point!

This is not some kinda suspense story, this is about alcohol prevention.
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I thought that was a very good movie of yours. Can't wait to see somemore of your lovely films.

Just one question, can I show this in school? biggrin
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Well shot and well edited -- I couldn't really judge the sound because my computer was acting up when I watched it -- but I thought it was too heavy-handed. I'm not a big fan of the genre, though.
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Spanish Prisoner wrote:

This is not some kinda suspense story, this is about alcohol prevention.
... Don't suspense film drag out, not alcohol prevention films?
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Spanish Prisoner wrote:

JohnCarter wrote:



Frankly, it was boring because of that very fact. Could see it coming for miles.
I think that's the point!

This is not some kinda suspense story, this is about alcohol prevention.
I understand... But he doesn't need to spin around for 10 minutes with a gun for people to get the friggin' point... That's plain overdoing it and not very good communication. By hammering the message at length, it loses all its strength. I found it EXTREMELY heavy handed and it would only merit a one if it wasn't for the obvious effort that was put in lighting and dressing the sets. Those are the only redeeming graces of that film. It's too long, over edited, not original and boring.
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I disagree with JohnCarter. Great quality!, if anything the lenght might make it a 4 instead of 5, but not the other way around! He seems to blast the film on one single element!

Of all the amateur stuff on this site, this is head and shoulder above what I've seen - from the set, the acting, the camera work and editing.

The 35 mm quality shows, even on a download! Great work!
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pgrenier wrote:

I disagree with JohnCarter. Great quality!, if anything the lenght might make it a 4 instead of 5, but not the other way around! He seems to blast the film on one single element!
I do not fault the quality - that's the only thing it's got going for it because the acting is average at best so there is not much else to draw on...

It's not efficient communication in my book. It can be slick as hell, it's still doesn't work... Feels like a Hollywood blockbuster: Pretty to look at, weak or non-existent content. It's drawn out unecessarily, rendering it's impact null.

From a directorial standpoint, I'd say it's a failure because the message impact is lost.

But it sure is pretty.
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DigiSm89 wrote:

I thought that was a very good movie of yours. Can't wait to see somemore of your lovely films.

Just one question, can I show this in school? biggrin
Yes you can, no problem wink
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Very well done, great message!

and that "10 minutes" of spinning around only seemed like 20 seconds to me wink oh wait... it really WAS only 20 seconds... ;p

really though, great stuff!!!

although, and maybe it's me... but was that still interlaced? Should you have deinterlaced for download off the web???
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That was a great video!!
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Great movie! Just one thing: MMMPROD? Does that satdns for something? If not, it is kinda wierd name!
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... so is 'Tra'
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I know! I wanted to change username, but I can't!
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Hey Tra,
if you don't mind me asking, why did you rate this movie only a 4 and 'Seth' a 2? And yet you rated 'Doh Battlefield' a 4!!!! eek and 'Agent 307 teaser' of 5!!!!! tard
Why are YOUR movies so much better than MMMPROD?! crazy

Why was it not 'worthy' of a 5?
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Calibretto- Well, even though I hate Tra, I have to say that I really liked this, but I TOO gave Seth a 2. I didn't really like it.

Tra- Quit ending every sentence with an exclamation point! Please! That being said, I think MMPROD means M.M. Productions. (I'm guessing)
Posted: Tue, 22nd Jun 2004, 3:28pm

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you're quite right
MMMPROD it's the same things as M.M.M.Productions
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Posted: Tue, 22nd Jun 2004, 3:34pm

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atom wrote:

Calibretto- Well, even though I hate Tra, I have to say that I really liked this, but I TOO gave Seth a 2. I didn't really like it.

Tra- Quit ending every sentence with an exclamation point! Please! That being said, I think MMPROD means M.M. Productions. (I'm guessing)
Hate is a vey strong word...

Yes, tra, please stop ending sentences in exclamation points! (uh oh... paradox...)
Posted: Tue, 22nd Jun 2004, 4:50pm

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It's not a paradox, it's hypocrisy!!! biggrin
Posted: Tue, 22nd Jun 2004, 7:10pm

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Brilliant, great film. Nice effects nice story nice style. I really liked the ending very good way of getting the message across.
Posted: Tue, 22nd Jun 2004, 8:37pm

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I agree with several others here. great acting,camera work and effects.
one of the best I've seen yet in here.
Posted: Wed, 23rd Jun 2004, 2:29pm

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evman101 wrote:

atom wrote:

Calibretto- Well, even though I hate Tra, I have to say that I really liked this, but I TOO gave Seth a 2. I didn't really like it.

Tra- Quit ending every sentence with an exclamation point! Please! That being said, I think MMPROD means M.M. Productions. (I'm guessing)
Hate is a vey strong word...
Okay, I DISAGREE with many of the things tra likes. smile
Posted: Thu, 24th Jun 2004, 8:13am

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Great short film i liked it a lot.
Posted: Fri, 25th Jun 2004, 12:38am

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Did you use a 92 auto cal.8mm KIMAR gun? i have one.
Posted: Fri, 25th Jun 2004, 12:25pm

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no a KWC berreta blowback GAS wink
Posted: Fri, 25th Jun 2004, 7:50pm

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Great short film! Where did you get the sounde effects from? biggrin
Posted: Sat, 26th Jun 2004, 12:26am

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A japanese film called Aniki my brother and for the rest personnal home made FX ( I have more than 10GB of sound lol)
Posted: Sat, 26th Jun 2004, 1:41pm

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What type of camera do you use? And are you a trained actor?
Posted: Sat, 26th Jun 2004, 3:02pm

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pompeyblake wrote:

What type of camera do you use? And are you a trained actor?
Check the other pages of the thread. This was shot on 35mm.
Posted: Mon, 28th Jun 2004, 11:33am

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I'm not an actor at all. I have not played in any movie yet, so i can't be trained wink
Posted: Tue, 29th Jun 2004, 1:57pm

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Well i think that the acting is very good! biggrin
Posted: Tue, 29th Jun 2004, 2:01pm

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mmmprod wrote:

A japanese film called Aniki my brother and for the rest personnal home made FX ( I have more than 10GB of sound lol)
pretty good film that - though not my fav. of his, did you get the UK DVD? It has possibly the best sounding DD5.1 I've heard for a long time, the bullet sounds are intense with some great bass.

Good choice for sfx.
Posted: Thu, 1st Jul 2004, 9:49pm

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WOW!!!!!!!!!

This was a remarkable piece of real work! The acting was on target, the direction was undeniable, the soundfx / score was unbelieveable!!!! I give you folks nothing but the highest compliments!

Absolutely no crits!

Excellent work!

Normally, I don't like the use of firearms in a production for the sole sake of using the muzzle flashes & 9mm soundfx, but I love how you took this powerful weapon and compared it to an out of control drunk driver. You gave it meaning and purpose, a story of sorts. Anyone is a potential victim and you did a superb job of demonstrating that.

Again, EXCELLENT work!
Posted: Fri, 9th Jul 2004, 1:51am

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NOW THAT WAS FUCKING AWESOME!!!!!!
Posted: Fri, 23rd Jul 2004, 9:35am

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Forgotten to see this movie until now, and I must say that it was very good filmed and that it had everything I expected. I expected it would be one of the greatest films on FXHome, and so it was.

5 and a Nr 1 place in my top 10.
Posted: Fri, 23rd Jul 2004, 4:11pm

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Thank you every one for your support !! redface
Posted: Sat, 24th Jul 2004, 10:44am

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No problemos. Keep the great movies coming! biggrin
Posted: Sat, 24th Jul 2004, 12:04pm

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I try i try, BTW, you can take a look at my new movie here i didn't put it in the cinema section because i have not used any effect on it.
It's a small test i made for a girl friend and i tried a new style of filming. It's a test even for me so don't hesitate to tell me what you think of it
Posted: Tue, 27th Jul 2004, 7:21am

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That was pretty cool, we have a commercial in Toronto Canada that aired last year and it was pretty much the same idea, but i did enjoy this alot Greetings, that was a real gun with the shells emptying out and shit huh? well done man well done i get jelous when i see work like that, I think u are more then a amature cause i mean look at the film quality for one, i saw u said u used a 35 mm huh, must be nice.. do you have a website with tips and tutorials maybe? anyway again good shit


EDIT: woah I just realized i was on pg 7 haha i read through all the post and all my questions have been answered..... good work would like to see more of your work
Posted: Fri, 30th Jul 2004, 3:02pm

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Very slick. A short that is quite deep : ) Everything else has been said as I am always lazy on my comments so I get in a little late so...I'll just say...
congrats and excellant work.
Posted: Wed, 11th Aug 2004, 2:08am

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I couldn't watch it. I could only listen to it. sad
Posted: Wed, 11th Aug 2004, 3:04am

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Download the latest version of Quicktime, and you should be able to see it fine, at least with the medium quality version.
Posted: Wed, 11th Aug 2004, 12:32pm

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No, I have Quicktime. I just didn't see the movie download for it redface . Thanks biggrin
Posted: Fri, 10th Sep 2004, 12:54am

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best original piece of work on this site
very well done
great acting
great cinematography
and i like how you used a guy with a gun to represent a drunken driver on the road
overall, it looked professional
again, best work on this site yet
Posted: Thu, 23rd Sep 2004, 1:56am

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I would first off like to say...INCREDIBLE

this is one of the best PSA I think I have ever seen. They should show this in schools along with Requiem for a Dream.
Both with make kids think twice about drinking and doing drugs.

5 stars my friend, 5 stars
Posted: Wed, 27th Oct 2004, 1:50pm

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I'm a little late in finally getting to watch this movie, and all seems to have been covered before me. Simply put, probably the most professional looking movie here.

Excellent!
Posted: Thu, 16th Dec 2004, 12:50pm

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A simple idea told in an extremely effective manner! This film had one purpose - to show in an abstract manner just how dangerous driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol can be to human lives. The use of the gun as a metaphor for the drunk's speeding car was an inspired idea, and this combined well with some extremely effective sound design and cinematography. The use of bright and contrasting colour in the art design was wonderful, providing a rich and multi-coloured backdrop to the impeding horror of the drunk taking control of a vehicle.

The only negative aspect of this film I could find was that the MPEG encoding could have been better, as there was some severe combing occurring during the more active sequences in the film. This was only a minor glitch, and I mention it purely because it was so noticeable amongst so much other good work.
Posted: Thu, 16th Dec 2004, 3:07pm

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Wow, that was truly professional looking as Mantra said. It has the look of a Hollywood commercial. 5/5
Posted: Fri, 17th Dec 2004, 2:42am

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Thank you matty80 for your wonderfull comments on the film.

And again thank you for all your greetings !
Posted: Thu, 3rd Feb 2005, 7:25pm

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I would like to thanks all the people who have seen my short and made all this greatfull comments.
I would like also to thank all the people who sent all this nice PM to me, it helps me a lot and gave me a lot of strengh especially to continue when everything was down and this is important for me espcially when you make film since you are 9, all your life is led by your passion and I know that you all know that

So,
I'm really proud to announce that this short is in the Top 5 (Most popular short) on IFILM - www.ifilm.com/shorts - , 6 days only after appearing on the site with 27500 views.

It is time now for me to explain why and how I made this film

In fact, it was my old school (www.eicar.fr) which told me 3 days before shooting the film in 35mm that they might need to show to their futur students how we made film in the cinema industry and thus for their open gates ( a day where people can see what's happening within the school) , I said okay and I have made this short during the open gates day, people where crossing the set, I had to deal with parents asking a lot of question, why and why and why, and my crew disturbed by all this crowd.
It was really funny to shoot in these condition and a good practice too
I had only 5 hours to shoot all the short and only 4 minutes of 35 mm lengh that's it...

It was a real pain...
but, finally, I'm really happy of the result and i'd like to thank personnaly FxHome for AlamDv 2 which helped me a lot for making these muzzle flames who bring a lot of "reel" stuff in my film

Thank you for all....
Posted: Thu, 3rd Feb 2005, 7:33pm

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Cool, well done
Posted: Fri, 4th Feb 2005, 9:43pm

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Just started going through the movie list , not looked in a while, and i started with this gem.No need to go into detail as its all been said b4.
I get really depressed watching movies of this calibre . Makes my efforts
look so crappy.
EXCELLENT AND WELL DONE.

5stars NO pbs

O'l Dav
Posted: Wed, 8th Jun 2005, 6:39am

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Very effective. Good work.
Posted: Sat, 11th Jun 2005, 7:21pm

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What can I say , Its been said by all before , a very well thought out and professional short movie.

5/5 well done
Posted: Sun, 12th Jun 2005, 8:51pm

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Holy crap! its already been a year !? I remember this when it ws new in the cinema.

5
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5

very good.
Posted: Sat, 17th Sep 2005, 3:29pm

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Very good short. Awesome editing. The flashes looked awesome.

5!
Posted: Mon, 24th Oct 2005, 12:51pm

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I know this is an old topic but I was just watching this the other day and couldn't believe those muzzle flashes. I would really like to know how you adjusted them in adobe photoshop maybe a tutorial???
Posted: Wed, 1st Mar 2006, 3:43am

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Very well done. This movie demonstrates an excellent understanding of pacing within the art of montage (editing). Nice cuts and very clean, realistic effects, I think cutting quickly helped to maintain realism. Definitely evoked an emotional response, kudos.
Posted: Sun, 26th Mar 2006, 1:05pm

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Excellent everything!
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thats so true!!! to bad that whould be a banded camercail if you put it on tv
Posted: Wed, 19th Jul 2006, 3:53pm

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Wow! This was awesome. Great job!
Posted: Tue, 19th Dec 2006, 5:51pm

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Fantastic film, you really bring the point across.

Good job!
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we need more videos like this, although the child in the flim should have upped the rating to a pg-13
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Exactly.
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The "shooting" scene was a little long, but an excellent piece of work nontheless. Let's hope it gets some attention from the right people.