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Urgent Help Needed! - SHOOTING STAR AND FIREWORKS!

Posted: Mon, 25th Oct 2004, 3:55pm

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domdino

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Hi all, just wrapped on a musical film, need some plugins though - fireworks and a shooting star in as high quality as possible. I know there are some fireworks on here but they don't look very realistic really!

Any help would be massively appreciated! Thanks

Dom
Posted: Wed, 27th Oct 2004, 11:50pm

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Serpent

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A shooting star fake looking, or realistic?
Posted: Thu, 28th Oct 2004, 12:28am

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sk8npirate

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Isn't a realistic shooting star just like a white dot moving fast?
Posted: Thu, 28th Oct 2004, 2:52am

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domdino

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can be fake looking, has to be magical! not too fake though! thanks smile
Posted: Sat, 30th Oct 2004, 3:51am

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Ryan

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What about this?

http://fxhome.com/alamdv2/plugins/info_cache/plugin397.html
Posted: Sat, 30th Oct 2004, 10:07am

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NoClue

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Why not use real fireworks?

I did this at a wedding recently. The couple had a fireworks display in the evening and because it was night time, it gave me a perfect black background.
For a later part of the video I just keyed out the black, slowed the footage down a bit and, hey presto!, real fireworks overlayed on the video during their 1st dance. They looked 1000x better than any plugin.
Posted: Sun, 31st Oct 2004, 10:29pm

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Serpent

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Unless the plugin is a real firework recorded over black then keyed out it will look the same, and the person can send the sound over too, it''d be 100% realistic. But then again, nothing beats the real thing.