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Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 4:29am

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I just got back from a meeting at a restaraunt. I met with a man who wants me to create a promotional video for him. The best part is, I'm allowed to pick out anything I need to complete it filmwise. He suggested an XL-2 and numerous software apps. (Which, obviously, is a good sign.) I need ideas for products to film a 5-minute promotional video. Think of it like one of those anti-drug commercials. Ideas?
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 6:21am

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Do you get to keep all the stuff?

I've done some promo stuff before. It's kinda boring sometimes, but it's rewarding.
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 6:30am

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Yeah we do get to keep all the stuff....including the XL-2!
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 7:09am

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Pick a HD camera instead. biggrin
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 9:17am

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Get the camera (obviously biggrin )

Get a GOOD tripod, sturdy fluid head, spirit level so the shots aren't cock eyed, some good ones are here, other grip equipment like dollies, tracking and jibs are up to you, how elaborate you want the thing to be

http://www.b-hague.co.uk/Tripods%20Libec%20Manfrotto.htm

Get a monitor, not an LCD one, if you have a reasonable portable tv this should be fine, you can't really check how good your shots are on a tiny screen.


Lights, don't rely on natural or inbuilt lighting, you may be able to get away with it in certain situations but lighting everything yourself will make it look much better. A set of redheads should cover all situations, http://www.creativevideo.co.uk/gimme/storereframe.php?view=group&group=lighting


Gaffer tape, or duck tape as some people call it, this is the single most essential thing you will need to have, it can be used for anything from emergency repairs to kidnapping the client hen he refuses to pay you.

As far as software goes, an NLE the free version of AVID might suit, (but obviously you want him to spend some cash biggrin ) a good DVD authoring program, if thats how he wants it finished, something like Adobe Encore.

Oh yeah tell him having two cameras would be essential, then you can send one of em to me razz
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Hey ive just been asked do make a promo video as well! The big difference is its gotta be 20 mins! confused Its for a Dance examination baord (IDTA) and its gotta be in pal/ntsc and secam formats. Good-luck with it and keep in touch to tell me how its going.
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 2:27pm

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You guys gotta remember. I'm only going to get the stuff I need to make it the best quality possible. Plus, and HDcamera is pointless, seeing is how
I don't have an HD-anything else. It totally defeats the purpose.
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 2:49pm

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atom wrote:

You guys gotta remember. I'm only going to get the stuff I need to make it the best quality possible. Plus, and HDcamera is pointless, seeing is how
I don't have an HD-anything else. It totally defeats the purpose.
Get him to buy you a G5 with Final Cut Pro 4 and a HD camera.

Sorted.
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 3:03pm

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Actually, the guy was already talking about computers needed, but pointed out that I could just upgrade a desktop I'm about to get w/ different cards, memory, etc.
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 3:05pm

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I'm not looking to take advantage of this guy. I'm gonna make a 'practical' list of stuff, and then a 'possible'. And have him pick stuff off the 'possible.'
Bare-bone basics, to film a 5-minute inspirational video about staying in school, what is the minimum I need? Write 'practicle' or 'possible' before post. Thanks. smile


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How much are you getting paid for this?
How did it come about?
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 3:22pm

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We're not really allowed to tell all the specifics, but our payment on this one is that, if they are pleased with the final product, we get to keep ALL the equipment, and we get to tell them what equipment we need beforehand. I just can't figure out how to finagle Chromanator into the list.

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atom wrote:

Write 'practicle' or 'possible' before post.
Oh, and by the way, Andrew, it's PRACTICAL not PRACTICLE. wink
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 3:57pm

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maybe you could have a shot of a student contemplating the idea of staying in school, with the background changing from different "School" scenes, kids walking around, classes, etc...

Hey! Now you need Chromanator AND a green screen wink and some more lights too! smile
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 4:05pm

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ben3308 wrote:

EDIT:

atom wrote:

Write 'practicle' or 'possible' before post.
Oh, and by the way, Andrew, it's PRACTICAL not PRACTICLE. wink
His name isn't Andrew....but thats off the subject.

Good luck (or Break a Leg) with your new project, hope it goes well biggrin

PS: Say you need 2 XL2's, and I will give you my address and you can send the sucker to me biggrin

Andrew biggrin
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Everything on my previous post is practical (I would actually say most of it is essential), with the possible addition of a decent Mic to record sound.

Possibles includes matte box with a few filters, extra grip equipment like tracking and a jib.

After effects could go on as a possible

I'm only going to get the stuff I need to make it the best quality possible
Don't forget the quality comes from your ability to use the equipment and your personal standards, not the fact that you have the newest flashest camera.
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 5:15pm

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AndrewtheActorMan wrote:

ben3308 wrote:

EDIT:

atom wrote:

Write 'practicle' or 'possible' before post.
Oh, and by the way, Andrew, it's PRACTICAL not PRACTICLE. wink
His name isn't Andrew....but thats off the subject.

Good luck (or Break a Leg) with your new project, hope it goes well biggrin

PS: Say you need 2 XL2's, and I will give you my address and you can send the sucker to me biggrin

Andrew biggrin
Dude, he's my twin brother, I think he knows my name. Plus, I would've been AndrewtheDirectorMan, but I didn't want to reign on your throne. I just decided to go with atom because it's the name of our best, coolest, most professional movie.

EDIT: Thanks for the encouragement! smile




AndrewtheActorMan wrote:

PS: Say you need 2 XL2's, and I will give you my address and you can send the sucker to me biggrin

Andrew biggrin
Hahahha! Actually, the XL2's aren't on the market where I am yet. It's funny you said that, cause we're already getting two. Better make it three then... wink

otteypm wrote:

Everything on my previous post is practical (I would actually say most of it is essential), with the possible addition of a decent Mic to record sound.

Possibles includes matte box with a few filters, extra grip equipment like tracking and a jib.

After effects could go on as a possible

I'm only going to get the stuff I need to make it the best quality possible
Don't forget the quality comes from your ability to use the equipment and your personal standards, not the fact that you have the newest flashest camera.
Well said. smile I did appreciate your product suggestions. There are all quite practical. Thanks. biggrin

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Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 7:25pm

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I appologize. I looked at your profile Atom, and it didn't say Andrew. Cool, there two Andrews now. Sorry bout the mix up biggrin

Hehe...throne. I like that!

Nah, dont worry bout the XL2. Just throw in a extra copy of 3DS Max or Maya smile

Once again, good luck with your production, you going to put it on FXHome?

Andrew biggrin
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Sorry, recieving the equipment is payment, and therefore we are selling the rights to the film, so, sadly, unless the producer gives us express consent to distibute it- which he won't- we can't post it on FXHome.

EDIT:
Okay her's a rough list of the basics so far:
- Canon XL1S (A Secondary could go in the Wish List)
- M-200 XLR Audio Adapter
- Two Wireless Lapel Mics
- A Manfrotto Tripod w/ Dolly
- An External LCD for the XL1S
- A Boom Mic? (Could have to go in the Wish List)
- Two Photoflex Starlite Basic Lighting Kits

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Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 7:57pm

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Sadly, because of copyrights etc. I can't. However, it is going to be released nationwide. (U.S.) You probably won't see it unless it's in your high school. It'll be shown in U.S. schools in late 2006-2007. It's hush-hush, so I can't say anymore. wink

It's weird how one moment your making a matrix fanfilm with a budget of 40 cents, and then you make a nationwide film with an unlimited budget. Apparently some producers saw some of my community work, and loved it. I met with him and he hired on the spot. Oh, that reminds me. Our matrix fanfilm is off. Sorry. *crowd sighs*
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I beat you to it, Andrew.
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'Luckiest Man Alive'

There was I expecting you were involved as a hostage in some sort of bank robbery? My imagination is too wild.

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Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 9:34pm

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I'm working on a company trailer as I type this. I have a budget for it and i used the budget to get equipment (ie, a crane and a glidecam).
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 9:44pm

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Cypher wrote:

I'm working on a company trailer as I type this. I have a budget for it and i used the budget to get equipment (ie, a crane and a glidecam).
Oh-kaaaay. What's your point?

I need some insight guys. Should I go for a 'cool' approach. Like "School is awesome!" A 'real world-style', like "Sure it may seem like a load of crap now, but..." or should I go dramatic, like, *dimly lit b/w slomo scene* "I can't succeed, cause I didn't stay in school!"

? Ideas?
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Buy a Proffesional lighting kit, and something to plug all the stuff into.

If you can get the XL2, a mic, and extra batteries.

Id also say get the G5 or upgrade the computer you have now extensively, its not taking advantge of the guy its "rewarding yourself for doing what you love biggrin"

Also try to get a Manfrotto tripod and build yourself a steadycam. ( I have a manfrotto tripod and its amazing I have the little joystick head its awsome smile )

Good luck I hope you get to keep the stuff, just make sure not to get way to greedy or he will see that you are just trying to get unneccesary stuff. Id say write out a list and next to each item put what you are going to use it for and give it a rank of 1-5 ( 1 meaning it would be nice to use but its not that neccesary and 5 meaning you have to have it to create the final product) then let the guy choose what to get off the list.

Ex.

Canon XL2 - To film the entire video (5)
Extra batteries for Canon XL2 - To get the video done faster not having to recharge batteries as much (4)
Power Mac G5 - To do all the neccasary editing (5)
Final cut pro HD - Editing software for the Mac G5 (5)
Lighting kit - To light the shots so that the video looks better and more proffesional (3)

so on and so on.

Again I wish you the best of luck.
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Does anybody else say G5? I dont really like Final Cut Pro's interface. What about an Dell XPS with Pinnacle Liquid, Premiere, and Vegas 5?
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So.. What company is this for? It must be pretty large if they can afford to buy all of this stuff for you to use, but then I think that they are either very small, or very desperate to hire kids to do their promo stuff, AND to give them all sorts of equipment to use...
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 10:16pm

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Not allowed to say until the video is released. Sorry. I really don't know why I can't, though. When it comes out in 10 months, I'll tell you. wink

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Aculag wrote:

So.. What company is this for? It must be pretty large if they can afford to buy all of this stuff for you to use, but then I think that they are either very small, or very desperate to hire kids to do their promo stuff, AND to give them all sorts of equipment to use...
Because people tend to think that we are like 'phenomenal' filmmakers. plus, the audience we're targeting is our peers, so the producer thought it would be best to choose us, adding that he had seen our work and thought it was pure Speilberg. I really don't like bragging, hell, I think all my own work sucks, but people just REALLY like it. I don't know why, they just do, I think it's 'cause we can make the dullest moment look like your watching the matrix for the first time.
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You say you don't like to brag, but you are so amazingly egotistical it's not even funny.

Example:

atom wrote:

I really don't like bragging....

....I think it's 'cause we can make the dullest moment look like your watching the matrix for the first time.
You and ben3308 have said on numerous occasions that you have made all of these "great" movies, and you're constantly saying how much people love your stuff. The two "movies" you have in the cinema here are not very good indicators of such wonderful talent.

I'm inclined not to believe any of what you're saying, since you can't give away ANY details regarding anything about this project, except that the producers think you're brilliant and are willing to buy you a bunch of equipment.

Whatever.
Posted: Sat, 31st Jul 2004, 11:07pm

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I'm sorry you feel that way. I don't really care, though. I just wanted some insight from filmmakers who I knew and understood. Ben's the one whos all 'we rock!' And I'm sorry that you haven't seen anything worthwhile. Perhaps it's because none of my films use AlamDV. Regardless, I got this job somehow, and I'm going to try my best to make it perfect. My age has nothing to do with my skill, you should know that, being one of the best yourself. I try to make films that I know I would like. I'm sorry it's hard to beleive that a fifteen-year-old can score a job that gives so much freedom and unlimited equipment. But why would I make all this up? To impress to people on the internet, whom I've never actually me? Jeez.
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The fact that you're fifteen and you've gotten this job is not what makes me not believe you. It's just that you won't say anything about what the project is. Sorry for being curious.

How come you can't upload one of your great films, even if it doesn't use alamdv? I'm sure people would enjoy seeing it. If you don't have the space to host it, I'll do it for you.
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Yes, I too am interested in seeing some of the great work as so far, by the fxhome submission, I have not been impressed.

And my point saying that I too got a similar gig simply means that you are not the luckiest person alive to have gotten such a thing.

But don't get cocky, making something that's actually very good and can be liked by many AND have a clear message or agenda behind it can be difficult. You're subject matter may be a relatively easier one, but that doesn't really mean anything.

And i think the reason Aculag is upset is because of you're raving and nothing backing it up...being all "hush hush" about it. Your work will be shown in schools (granted that its actually good), that's great! But if you can't tell us what your actually doing, then don't bother. I too am limited in what I can say about my project and some of its really cool and a few people know about it (because I have hired outside 3D work through fxhome) but I don't go about saying how great its going to be. Just incase your wondering where I'm speaking from regards to not being cocky and getting work done; the pressure on my shoulders is rather large as this company trailer than im doing will be shown to government and 3rd party agencies in hostile zones. That I can say and some people may be peaked, but I have not done this until now and only done so to illustrate a point.
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Well, seeing as how you asked for some REAL input, here's what I think...

if you think about your target audience... It's not the kids who do good or are planning on staying in school with or without your movie. It's the kids that are on the brink of dropping out, right? So you have to come up with some reasons that they are thinking about dropping out for and try to make your message relate to their experience. Your target audience HAS to relate to the story in some way, or their just not going to pay attention and get the message. Sure the "good" kids will watch and walk away saying "great message", but the "bad" kids will walk away having NOT watched it, because they couldn't get into it...

Tough task you've undertaken if you ask me smile
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Thanks, man. That's what I was thinking of doing, and you saying it makes me feel better about that type of approach.

Seeing as how my friend Chase (Long haired guy in Matrix Teaser and the guy who gets kicked into the water in the ABF Montage.) and I are really the ones formulating the script and storyboards, and I'll be the one shooting all the footage, and Andrew will be editing (hopefully on a G5), this information is especially helpful to me.

Oh, and by the way, I wouldn't say that we have several 'great' films. Most of ours are a slightly 'below-great', if you know what I mean. We usually make movies for community events and people we babysit, and an above-mediocre film is considered top notch by the audience because they've never seen anything like it before, and because we're the only ones in the area that can make and above-mediocre film. So Andrew is sort of a 'self-proclaimed' GREAT FILMMAKER. And him calling me egotistical is just ludicris. I have only once bragged about our movies, and that was sort of unintentional.

But as far as 'GREAT' films go, I'd say we have about two that are truly up to par: The Odyssey, and Couchy: The Legacy. These are the only two we ever really like to show-off to pros, because they're good movies. The Odyssey is a dramatic abstract interpretation of Homer's "The Odyssey" and Couchy: The Legacy is a documentary-style comedy about me parting with an old couch which is being sold on our front curb. And it's hilarious; in fact, there hasn't been one person that's seen it that hasn't chuckled. I'll upload it if I can.

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I've fallen off my fence here and seem to have landed upon the side of the Aculag. Hence why I asked my original questions as to where and how you acquired this job? Especially with such a ridiculous budget (for people your age).

Obviously. I don't not believe you. I'm just very sceptical about the whole thing. Good luck and all from my campsite on this side of the fence. I'm off to go roast some nuts now, I do look forward to seeing your work.

One more thing.. surely anything 'this big' would be also made available to watch online? Keep me posted.
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It's not as big as it sounds, and the budgeet really isn't limitless, we're just allowed to have anything we need so long as its 'completely necessary'.
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Remember, age matters not....well I guess it does if you drink or smoke, but that's completely off-topic. So long as the finished product comes out good (and trust me...it will. it has to!) and we're responsible w/ the equipment, which we've proven we can be, we are entrusted with this assignment.

Oh, and part of the reason that we were slated for this job is that we had been hired before to do a promo for our old Middle School with a loaned GL2 and some other equipment. But that time we didn't get any payment....grrr....I could've used a GL2!

EDIT: Whoops! I thought I was editing my former post!
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Oh, Aculag, you should put links to "Ronnie's Mug" and some other films on your website on FXHOme; because some of those are pretty good.

EDIT: Threee consecutive posts? How did that happen? Oh how the EDIT button escapes my grasp!
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cool job you'v got, but why just cant tell us a little bit about this, the company website of the guy or company you'r making this for, any formal info that you are making it?
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The truth is, we don't really know that much about the guy. We know someone who's done some promo work for him in the past (An adult, and a Professional Filmmaker, of course) and he recommended us. In fact, we had our notebooks set up at the restaurant, and as the guy was watching our movies, he was like, "Okay, how old are you again?" He seemed pretty impressed. As for the website url of the guy's company, I don't know it now. I'm supposed to send all my final work and my list of equipment and everything to the pro that I know, and he will forward it to the producer. That's about as much as I know. Actually, I know slightly more than that, I just can't tell you more.
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Actually, you haven't signed a contract or anything yet. So you could tell us it all.

razz
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Yeah, but then I might lose the contract, and technically, I'm under an oral contract because we already consented to being onboard for doing the project. Some if you're gonna continue to post in this thread, make sure its pertaining to the original subject matter, not questions about the specifics.
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oral contract?
erm i'd get a written one,
what if you make the promo and all the equipment goes back? lol that'd be really funny. So do get it in handwriting and read the contract carefully and get your parents to check it out too.
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Sounds really cool if it's legit, and by that I mean if this guy isn't just winding you up not if you're making this up (which would be pretty dumb).
I have to agree with the others on some points though in as much as it does sound a bit sketchy on the guy's half of the agreement: i.e practically unlimited resources which would cost his company thousands of $/£ (I certainly wouldn't trust someone like myself with that kind of budget and free reign over what is "needed". I really think that you need to get at least a url for their website from him (if he gave you no contact info whatsoever then that makes it more suspicious) or if you can't get it from him then from your filmmaker buddy. Of course as I say, if this is all above board then I'm really jealous and wish you the best of luck with it.
Be sure to keep us updated.
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This sounds odd, my Mom was in advertising and she said that a video like this, a public service announcement got the BEST advertising company to do there video for free. I don't know if they would be looking for a couple of kids to do it. Maybe it's true, but I thought I would point that out.

PS-Are you guys identical twins?
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Yep we are. But we don't look like it.
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Oh, because that would make cloning twice as easy.
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Well, Andrew's slightly chubby and I'm not.
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That's so not true. unsure
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And by saying that, you are so much of a 'not-telling-the-truther'! hehehe j/k
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PLEASE! Save your trivial quarrels for some other place.
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Where, the hallway between our rooms? (Bum-dum-dum!) *paper slowly flies in the wind past the camera*

Nah, j/k. Sorry bout that Aculag. wink
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atom wrote:

Where, the hallway between our rooms?
It's a start...
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It's also the end. But, then again, is the end actually just the beginning. Trippy ain't it?
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"Every beginning comes from some other's end."

And no, its not from matrix.
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It is the matrix, even when it's not. MAN! I'm am Pumped! *telegram for atom* Dear Atom: Psych-Psych-Psych-Psych-Psych-Psych-Psych-Psych-Psych-Psych-Psych!

Atom: "Man! I am psyched out!"
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nope, much earlier than matrix.

here's a hint, it's from a great song.
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OKAY! NOW EVERYONE BUCKLE DOWN AND FOCUS! I NEED A LINK FOR A WEBSITE SELLING A FAIRLY PRICED MIC FOR SHOOTING PROMO FOOTAGE, POSSIBLY INTERVIEWS. BOOM, SHOTGUN, OR LAPEL, IT JUST NEEDS TO CONNECT USING XLR CABLES. I'M IN A CRISIS HERE! I NEED TO FIND A GOOD MIC! HELP ME OUT!
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Cypher wrote:

nope, much earlier than matrix.

here's a hint, it's from a great song.
OH MY FREAKIN' GOD, I GOT IT! It's that from that unreleased version of the Thong Song! Ha!
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I'd help you out, but I told you everything I knew 15 seconds ago...
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atom wrote:

OH MY FREAKIN' GOD, I GOT IT! It's that from that unreleased version of the Thong Song! Ha!
no no no, i said GREAT song.

i only know of canadian stores that have great equipment, but you can search the website and try to find something at a store you do have access to.

www.vistek.ca
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Thanks, dude, but I meant like a specific product.
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Cypher wrote:

atom wrote:

OH MY FREAKIN' GOD, I GOT IT! It's that from that unreleased version of the Thong Song! Ha!
no no no, i said GREAT song.
THE THONG SONG ISN'T A GREAT SOONNNGGG!!!?!?!?!?!?!?!
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no. now if you know where that quotes from...post it. if not, we should stop wasting forum. its a crime, im told.
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I don't. Okay. (In sequential order)
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So are we ever going to see any of your movies or will they remain hidden from public eyes for all eternity? wink
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One's been pending in Movie Management for a while. And my upload system seems to be only allowing me to upload .mov's, so that means everything NOT .mov (which is everything as we use .avi or .mpg) will have to be rerendered. cry So I guess you'll just have to wait and see.

Oh, and BTW, does anybody know a site that will sell me a good quality boom mic, stick and all? I need to find one ASAP eek
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you can rename .mpg to .mov and it should work. has for me.
Posted: Tue, 3rd Aug 2004, 10:45pm

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http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?O=productlist&A=details&Q=&sku=183292&is=REG

If that's too much, look on this page for more.
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?ci=1&sb=ps&pn=1&sq=desc&InitialSearch=yes&O=SearchBar&A=search&Q=*&shs=boom+microphone&image.x=0&image.y=0

EDIT: On the second site I gave, it has the mike and poles seperate, for cheaper, or you can make your own pole, pretty easily I might add, just get some thin PVC pipes.
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Thanks, man. I found that a while ago, I was looking to see if anyone could find anything else. But thanks still. hugegrin