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The Prospector Teaser Trailer 2

Posted: Fri, 27th Aug 2004, 2:13pm

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With a few more scenes in the can, I have decided to release a new teaser trailer.
Enjoy!


For those of you who have not seen the the first teaser, here is a little description:

With shooting going into its second year, The Prospector is set to hit the screen at the Briefs secondary schools film festival being held in Nelson New Zealand, October this year. The Prospector is a true western, featuring many cliched scenarios (train hold up, bar fight) hoping to bring people back into the world of classic spaghetti westerns. With no budget The Prospector has so far cost around $300NZ dollars.


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Posted: Fri, 27th Aug 2004, 3:29pm

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yeah I liked it.. pretty cool..
plenty of extras and the scenery was good..
How did you manage it with no budget?
Posted: Fri, 27th Aug 2004, 3:47pm

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Yeah. cool teaser. I think this movie is going to be greate, but I have to ask how you made that shineing look? Was it the lightning or?
Posted: Fri, 27th Aug 2004, 7:36pm

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Hah, pooky and billy can answer that. wink Inside joke. It is color grading diffusin effect, etc. Great movie. 5/5 I see much effort, costumes, scenery etc.
Posted: Fri, 27th Aug 2004, 11:04pm

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Yeah thanks for the comments guys (Im annoyed I put it up the same time as a NCC film, oh well wink)

As for the lack of budget and quality of costumes, just look around. All you need is a good secondhand clothing store and some cap guys and your set for a western.

The locations, I shall bring that up later.

The effort?
Well I have put everything into this film and I often find the shoots somewhat stressful.
===sigh===
Still the end product looks good!

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Posted: Sat, 28th Aug 2004, 5:57am

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Nice! Can't wait to see the completed movie... can't say anything about the story and acting yet but the costumes and sets are great. Unfortunately you can't do anything about the paved streets but plastic poker chips - what year is this? biggrin
Posted: Wed, 1st Sep 2004, 12:54am

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Nicely done, potman. I liked the first one better, only because the titles seemed a little out og place, but other than that, very well done.
The only thing that bothered me (well, it was more of a let down than a bother) was that (and yes, I know you are in New Zealand) you guys didn't have true western accents. I think its kind of funny actually. smile Don't mean anything by it, though. Cant wait for the final film!

Plastic poker chips, hehehehe. smile
Posted: Wed, 1st Sep 2004, 1:07am

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You see, potman, we're form Texas so we are pretty southern people.
Posted: Wed, 1st Sep 2004, 3:21am

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atom wrote:


(and yes, I know you are in New Zealand) you guys didn't have true western accents. I think its kind of funny actually. smile Don't mean anything by it, though.

Plastic poker chips, hehehehe. smile
Heh, well all i can say is filming a serious western in New Zealand with a bunch of 15 year olds and no budget spells a few mishaps (plastic poker chips, converse shoes)wink

As for the accents..... it was filmed in the south island of New Zealand, if that helps wink
Posted: Wed, 1st Sep 2004, 3:32am

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Um....well....good southern accent then! (even if it is Southern New Zealand, wink )
Posted: Sun, 5th Sep 2004, 8:05pm

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please tell us more about the location. is it some sort of novelty area where you pay like $5 and go go anywhere u like and you just got access to it?
Posted: Mon, 6th Sep 2004, 12:19am

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Cypher wrote:

please tell us more about the location. is it some sort of novelty area where you pay like $5 and go go anywhere u like and you just got access to it?
You pretty much got it in one there Cyhper.

It is a place called Founders and it is located about 10 minutes from my house. It was set up to preserve the old buildings of Nelson and features a whole bunch of attractions (cafes, the train we used...ect). We knew this would provide a great set for our western city and would not have done a western if it had not been there.

Also at the time we thought of The Prospector the streets were unpaved gravel!!! It was a bit of a disappointment when they were paved, sigh.

We have had much luck in that most of the time we are aloud in for free as the film will generate advertisement and the train was very cheap to hire.

Hope that helps clear things up!
Posted: Mon, 6th Sep 2004, 12:59am

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Good job man. Thumbs up

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Posted: Mon, 6th Sep 2004, 10:28am

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I'd like to see the entire movie. biggrin
Posted: Mon, 6th Sep 2004, 11:52am

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Spanish Prisoner wrote:

I'd like to see the entire movie. biggrin
Funnily enough i would too!

Filming seems to have come to a halt as many people are away, looks like it will be pushed back another month, sigh.
Posted: Mon, 6th Sep 2004, 3:10pm

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potman wrote:

Spanish Prisoner wrote:

I'd like to see the entire movie. biggrin
Funnily enough i would too!

Filming seems to have come to a halt as many people are away, looks like it will be pushed back another month, sigh.
how much habe you filmed till yet?

will it be a feature length or a short movie?
Posted: Mon, 6th Sep 2004, 7:40pm

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Spanish Prisoner wrote:



how much habe you filmed till yet?

will it be a feature length or a short movie?
I would say around 70% has been filmed, and the runtime will be about 30-40 minutes.
Posted: Sun, 19th Sep 2004, 1:34am

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First off guys, thanks a million for putting our trailer into the (almost) top 50! I can't believe we're just about into the realms of No Control Cinema, being tied with one of their films (at the time of writing).

Secondly, a bit of explanation on who I am. You see, I'm co-directing with Potman, and I wrote the script, so you can really blame me for any glaring plot errors. And believe me, there's quite a few. Anyway, we started work on "The Prospector" sometime at the start of 2004, in the school holidays. We're filming in some semblance of chronological order, so basically filming the scenes in the order that they're written.

I'm not really that partial to setting a release date, but at a stretch the filming will most likely be finished sometime in the middle of October with post-production taking the release date to late October/early November. Prospector fans (if we have any), keep a look out for more trailers and updates from me and Potman on theprospector.tk. The best is yet to come, however, and if you're a fan you're in for a treat.

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Posted: Mon, 18th Jul 2005, 5:46am

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What happend to this film?
Posted: Mon, 18th Jul 2005, 8:13am

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Its getting there...slowly