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Splinter Cell: Pandora Yesterday

Posted: Tue, 6th Jul 2004, 10:56am

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Evman

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This is a short "spoof" that my friend and i made of Splinter Cell when we were bored. We shot it in about an hour, and i edited it overnight.

I hope you enjoy.


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Posted: Tue, 6th Jul 2004, 5:19pm

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OK, don't film the TV screen, take the time to plug in the camera, second, the dark lighting was annoying. I can't say the blood was bad because it was a comedy, if it was a serious action movie, that blood would have sucked. Other than that, not bad. Decent costumes on the soilders part, spray paint the guns next time so the orange things at the end are gone, something I still need to do...
Posted: Tue, 6th Jul 2004, 5:29pm

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Serpent - Its illegal to spray paint the orange things, put eletric tape over them instead wink.
Posted: Tue, 6th Jul 2004, 6:00pm

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it was supposed to be dark, because Splinter Cell is a game of shadows. wink
Posted: Tue, 6th Jul 2004, 6:05pm

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Slick, having the orange thing covered with anything is illegal. But it doesn't matter because no one is gonna do anything about it anyway.

Haha, I love the part where he's like 'You're coming with me, son' haha. And then the end was classic. 3.
Posted: Tue, 6th Jul 2004, 6:05pm

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The movie was okay. Nothing special. I thought it was stupid overall, and not the funny stupid. Like I said it was okay, the voice over at the end was good, and the "SURPRISE!" was hysterical. I laughed. Overall, 2/5
Posted: Tue, 6th Jul 2004, 7:41pm

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not stupid funny, yet you laughed?
Posted: Tue, 6th Jul 2004, 10:48pm

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Serpent wrote:

OK, don't film the TV screen, take the time to plug in the camera
How? I did not have the time nor the know-how to do this.
Posted: Wed, 7th Jul 2004, 12:14am

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Your camera has RCA jacks, correct? The red white and yellow plugs? Plug those into the video out on the tv.
Posted: Wed, 7th Jul 2004, 1:11pm

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Yeah, that's pretty simple, and who gives a hoot at whats illegal, just don't let anyone see 'em. wink
Posted: Wed, 7th Jul 2004, 1:22pm

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aaaaah what do you want, it's bunch of kids...

But you know, if you were going to do a "Splinter Cell" flick, you should have kept it classic Splinter Cell.

**When you knocked out the first guard, have him twitch his body while lying on the floor. Maybe pick up a stuffed dummy and carried him across your shoulders.

**Instead of going through the door, should have crawled through a window and when you jumped down, have the guard say, "What was that?"... "Must be nothing." with some cheesey foreign accent.

**Maybe go up to your computer and "use your computer."

...and for cryin'-out-loud, light your scene better!!!! How's it supposed to be dark in the daylight? ...the dark scenes really erked me.
Posted: Wed, 7th Jul 2004, 1:56pm

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aaaaah what do you want, it's bunch of kids...
Thanks... sad


berlin2232 wrote:

...and for cryin'-out-loud, light your scene better!!!! How's it supposed to be dark in the daylight? ...the dark scenes really erked me.
It was supposed to be nightime, so i brought down the light level in post during the outside shots. It turned out to be more dusk or something. As for the darkness... thats part of the "spoof"! In Splinter Cell, it is sometimes near impossible to see anything. We were making fun of that aspect. Plus, I didn't have time to set up much lighting, as my friend had to leave...

P.S. - Dont let this film label me as a "kiddy" director. We are now working on a summer long project that will take a long while to complete and will be done correctly.
Posted: Wed, 7th Jul 2004, 4:26pm

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It was supposed to be nightime
Ok see I didn't know that... So basically I gave you my honest opinion concerning your shot, it looked like a bad daytime shot. You should have noticed that in post, I don't mean that negatively either.

Perhaps you should have included a "crickets" sound effect to help the shot be a more believable nighttime scene, Splinter Cell uses them... Also, it would have been sweet if you rigged up a night vision goggle set and strapped it to your head.

P.S. - Dont let this film label me as a "kiddy" director.
Well you better kick it into high gear son.... cool
Posted: Wed, 7th Jul 2004, 10:14pm

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berlin2232 wrote:

... Also, it would have been sweet if you rigged up a night vision goggle set and strapped it to your head.
That was my friend not me... What do you think, this was a big budget, multimillion dollar film with months and months to plan and shoot??? wink
Posted: Thu, 8th Jul 2004, 2:52am

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the bad lighting destroyed the mood
Posted: Thu, 8th Jul 2004, 6:36pm

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jetaimaster wrote:

the bad lighting destroyed the mood
AH! Do I have to say it fifty million times? Its supposed to be like that!
Posted: Thu, 8th Jul 2004, 8:51pm

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The movie would have been a lot better if I was in it! Joking, joking.
Posted: Thu, 8th Jul 2004, 11:11pm

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Mister Pencil wrote:

The movie would have been a lot better if I was in it! Joking, joking.
Sure it would have. Yeah, we know each other, don't worry...

Anyway, this is LOUIS... Everybody say... "HI LOUIS" in a AA meeting sort of way...
Posted: Mon, 12th Jul 2004, 5:03pm

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evman101 wrote:

jetaimaster wrote:

the bad lighting destroyed the mood
AH! Do I have to say it fifty million times? Its supposed to be like that!
well, how u applied the darkness
thats not how u are supposed to do it
what happens with ure method is that it darkens the whole screen
u have to keep some light on the main focus of the clip (ie the character)
Posted: Tue, 8th Feb 2005, 3:21am

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It was a good idea for a movie but the clone thing was kinda dumb
Posted: Tue, 8th Feb 2005, 4:03am

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Evman

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heh, this was a long time ago dude. I sure HOPE im better than that now... smile
Posted: Sat, 21st May 2005, 5:04pm

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it took me by surprise!!!! it was ok, daylight/night time made me cring tho sad.
what was the credit's song?
Posted: Mon, 15th Aug 2005, 11:13pm

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Ive been filming with the atomic crew for about 2 years now, and we too are also making a splinter cell video. Kudos to you for trying, and keep your camera rolling. But ya got some growing room to do. Good job[img][/img][img][/img]
Posted: Mon, 15th Aug 2005, 11:17pm

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xexcess wrote:

Ive been filming with the atomic crew for about 2 years now, and we too are also making a splinter cell video. Kudos to you for trying, and keep your camera rolling. But ya got some growing room to do. Good job[img][/img][img][/img]
We did that more than a year ago... we're pretty confident we've grown way past this, need I say, "filth".