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Ascendance Titles

Posted: Thu, 11th Apr 2002, 10:34am

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kingpiin

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This is the Old titles I was using for my short film. AlamDv helped out a lot for time consuming lasers and light effects, and additional effects to my own ones! Anyway, this is up till the new one is filmed:) Also, I'm really trying to get to grips with making Mpeg and MOV files for the Mac people, As soon as I have that done, I'll post the Mov versions.

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Posted: Thu, 11th Apr 2002, 5:29pm

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Hmm, again I question the star votes on this one. IT has many "0" stars and I really was impressed with this. It seems the people who made godsend and the person who made this short are from tha same place. It also looks like some sort of vote rigging is in action! Does this go on a lot on this site? Just to add, I'm not voting for any films until mine is up, but I hope people will be fair about it.
Posted: Tue, 16th Apr 2002, 3:07pm

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Very good to all effects, but What became of this movie? Did u make it?
Posted: Wed, 17th Apr 2002, 1:33am

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Does anyone here have XP? confused I have it and I'm wondering if someone could tell me how to work alamdv on my XP. I have a feature called "Remote Assistance. "If you have it on your xp and know how to work alamdv could you work with it with me? It allows your to control my desktop and walk me through it. If you don't know if you have it or don't know how to use it if you know you do, u can email me to download a tutorial video. Watch the whole this or watch 2:26-3:32. Between that times slot you should learn about this feature. Here is my email. PLEASE HELP ME!!! biggrin

beener_911@hotmail.com
thanx. wink
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Posted: Sat, 4th May 2002, 6:19pm

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I have really loved this preview for quite a while now. If anyone gives it a zero, it is because they are rolleyes drunk rolleyes and therefor do not know what they are doing...or they just do not know what a good preview is. I have given this a 5 because it deserves it. Kingpiin...YOU RULE!
Posted: Mon, 6th May 2002, 11:12pm

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Hey, I thought that this was worth every bit of time. You did very well on the effects. It is something that you don't see everyday. It is far beyond, the expectations I had in mind. The explosions were great. And I usually don't comment on the plot, but it is good. But I always rate on effects. biggrin wink
Posted: Sun, 23rd Jun 2002, 2:29am

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I'm giving this movie a 5 on the following acount:
(and I AM a tough critic)
the clip has an excelent PACE (which for all you fellow film students, is one of the 5 basic elements of story telling)
The action is great (althought it irked me to see a phycic warrior in levis)
The 3d shots (I'm presuming they were done in MAX from the style of lensflare) were very well done, and the partical effects worked great (the combustion explosion on the 'mother-ship' was a little quirky, but the angle worked out perfect) I especialy enjoyed the titling sequence at the beginning. EXCELENT work.
Once again, the key to this moive's 'coolness' is not just the effects, it's the pace. The intensity you get from watching it can be attributed to that.

VERY nice work. I hope to see more like it.
-Der Mugwump
(FOTJ dude)
Posted: Sun, 23rd Jun 2002, 2:44am

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This IS an awesome piece! The titling is great, and the effects rock! great job, kingpiin!
Posted: Sun, 23rd Jun 2002, 9:50am

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This is the best made clip in Alam DV,... I think biggrin
Posted: Mon, 15th Jul 2002, 8:41pm

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This was the first Movie I saw when coming to the Alam site, about a year ago. Great work, especially liked the music and title sequences.
Posted: Mon, 15th Jul 2002, 8:58pm

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Hi,

This is great... from music to the rest!

let me know if you want help compressing the video.
I can compress it in flash 6 for free, also wmv 2-pass vbr.

what software did u use for the titling and the 3d titles?!?

send me mail... bmaxx@invisiontek.com

b
Posted: Thu, 25th Jul 2002, 5:01pm

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This is definitely one of the best movies on this site.
Posted: Thu, 25th Jul 2002, 5:15pm

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Qixotl

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Very nice CG, particularly the credits. Good AlamDV effects too, of course. However...the scenes intercut with the credits are too chaotic to tell a coherent story and too similar to work as an opening-titles montage. I'd suggest either clarifying the story or shooting some more diverse footage to make the montage broader. How about facial close-ups of each actor to go with their credit?
Good work, anyway. It DID make me want to watch the rest of the film :)
Posted: Mon, 29th Jul 2002, 11:03pm

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I think this clip was a little torn between wanting to be a teaser AND an opening credits sequence. Perhaps this confused it a little. It was a bit hectic for opening credits but has a bit too much text for a pure teaser. I was tapping my fingers at the start: I didn't want to be told, I wanted to be shown.

These are minor and very personal niggles of course, 'cos I really loved it! I liked the transition between the intro text and the titles proper a lot; the way the beat comes in with the prod' co' titles - VERY cool!

Good stuff!
Posted: Thu, 1st Aug 2002, 1:32pm

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chainsawash

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Very cool. I'd love to know where you got the sound effects.
Posted: Wed, 9th Oct 2002, 8:49am

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lincon

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where is the full film.....
Posted: Wed, 9th Oct 2002, 5:12pm

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kingpiin

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Well, there is no Ascendance full version. It was a test for me to see what I could do with 4 months of learning CG and Video editing. The full version has been re-written and called "Host", and will soon be on Saiko-Exciting (Sci-fi Channel) with interviews with me, behind the scenes, how I did the effects, basicall a behind the scenes interview till I'm the full version is finished. This is one of the projects I'm working on, so I have to split time between them all, which leaves little time. Special thanks to the bloody I-worm virus and the Yahaa virus for screwing up all my files and hard drives (330 GB worth of 3d files, scripts etc). That slowed things down a bit!lol
Posted: Sat, 19th Oct 2002, 8:26am

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anonymous

WOW! Very tuff!

Cool space fight.

The music was so cool!
Whats the titel of the musik? biggrin
Posted: Tue, 29th Oct 2002, 8:59pm

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anonymous

cool film boys very cool and cool effects fu##ing cool....it give me chills.....ååååååå.....iam so jealousy (enviousness) good godd good good good and cool cool film boys.....
Posted: Sat, 16th Nov 2002, 8:02pm

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Rating: +1

Jesus, Fu***ing Christ!!! That was so Fu***ing rad!!! It was off the
Fu***ing hook!!! You guys need to take a good look at yourselves and be
so Fu***ing proud!!! Keep it up. I want MORE!!!...MORE!!!...MORE!!!.

P.S. Is there any to rate this film by more than a 5, because that's what it deserves.
Posted: Sun, 17th Nov 2002, 12:42pm

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If only my movies could elicit reactions like that lol
Posted: Sun, 17th Nov 2002, 6:08pm

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kingpiin

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Thanks for all your replies. I'm glad the Ascendance thing helped some of you out in some way.
Anyway, until I can access my server again, I stuck up a very short update to the Stargate thing. This actually took 2 minutes planning from Whitesurfer (big guy in the clip) and was there to test the new Transport rings. I didn#t really take too much time to get the lighting exact, or the acting, or the choreography, or camera matching, or brush my teeth that morning, or clean my stench ridden....(too much?), but you know how these things go. Also, the toilet roll tubes were to have a kind of "Witchblade" Effect until I ran out of time and had to wipe all projects to free up room for the new one. I'll update it all later and re shoot with the new Stargate and event horizon. U can see the small clip here...http://www.getoutthere.bt.com/index2.cfm or under gavin innes in the search tab in the films section. Alamdv for the fire effect at the end.
Posted: Tue, 26th Nov 2002, 12:00am

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bobdoner

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very cool! great graphics! I mean it!
Posted: Wed, 1st Jan 2003, 4:27am

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F!@#ing AWESOME
NUFF said hands down the best I have seen on this site!
I will be watching all of your stuff.
Posted: Mon, 21st Jul 2003, 3:55pm

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anonymous

First of all WOW that is some seriously cool work *applauds*

Id also like to know how you did the effects so i can work it into my own movies

again brilliant work
Posted: Thu, 14th Aug 2003, 2:41pm

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Now that is what a trailer should be. Fun and exciting to watch. Although I felt in some spots the pacing could have been tigher but overall a great job
Posted: Wed, 10th Sep 2003, 2:41pm

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Seriously cool trailer Dude... Very Impresive smile

What software did you use other than Alam DV and how long did it take to complete?

Again Very well done.

One of the best!
Posted: Sat, 8th Nov 2003, 7:05pm

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Sway

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excellent work
Posted: Sat, 3rd Jan 2004, 11:00am

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This was really AWESOME! eek This is the best space fight what I have ever seen!!! Really nice, and nice music! Im speechless! biggrin

5 Stars from me! razz


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Posted: Sat, 3rd Jan 2004, 2:30pm

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That was really cool! Does anyone know what he used for the titles?
Posted: Sat, 3rd Jan 2004, 4:21pm

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i dont know what he used for titles, but that was amazing i am wondering what alamdv effects he put together to make those awsome power beams and all those awsome effects. he did a very good combonation of alamdv effects. amazing
peace out
Posted: Mon, 5th Jan 2004, 4:19am

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ssjaaron

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hey does any one know what effects he used for the power beams. because they looked really great. i want to find those plugins really bad.
so it would be very nice if somebody could guide me to the plugins he used. peace out
Posted: Mon, 9th Feb 2004, 5:43pm

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anonymous

Well, it looks nice.
I see a lot of effects that comes from particle Illusion.
If not correct me, but i can make the same effects with it.
Posted: Mon, 22nd Mar 2004, 1:47pm

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HI all. Thanks for the messages. This was done ages ago. The lasers from the space ships were Alamdv, and so was some addition effects like some lightning around the 3dSmax effects to pump up the action a little. The light effects you're talkig about were again, 3DSMAX. 3 different spline animations with 3 different glow settings. The fire etc was real fire, and also max particle effects. The Titles were low res flame clips textured onto the titles. All the titles were 3DSMAX with flame clips edited in Premier and ALAMDV 1. NO particle illusion was used in any of these clips.
Now doing a lot better stuff in Softimage cause I took the leap and am doing a degree in 3danimation and filming with an extra year in drinking, scratching and womanizing. All going good! hehe

Take care,

Kingpiin
Posted: Mon, 22nd Mar 2004, 4:06pm

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I was impressed too, it's a great opening, I really liked the snap zoom effect , you know like the ones in the new battlestar Galactica movie and the episode 2, very cool. How did you do that?

Looking forward to ,hopefully, seeing the final movie
Posted: Mon, 29th Mar 2004, 6:13pm

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Title says it all, what is the name of the music you used, the titles were great!!!!
Posted: Sat, 10th Jul 2004, 5:26pm

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The Sasquatch

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what's that song called?
i can tell it's led zeppelins "kashmir" with rap over it. very cool sounding.
please let us know what it is.
Posted: Wed, 17th Nov 2004, 1:52pm

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kingpiin

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Hey,
Thats really cool you can get the same effects from Particle illusion. I'd love to see something looking exactly the same with that including masking, perspective and shaded particles etc. Do you have anything I can see to show your work?

all the best
Posted: Tue, 30th Nov 2004, 3:23pm

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Wow, that was so insane. I really wish I could make titles like that. Looked as good as a lot of Hollywood ones. And as been asked many times before, does anyone know who does that cover of Kashmir?
Posted: Tue, 30th Nov 2004, 3:55pm

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Deepcoiler wrote:

does anyone know who does that cover of Kashmir?
I believe it was puff daddy or p diddy or whatever he calls himself these days. It was part of the Godzilla soundtrack and called Come With Me if I remember correctly.

Just re-watched this movie and that is a truly great title sequence. It actually inspired an intro movie to AlamDV2, which would play when you started the program. Check it out

http://malone.fxhome.com/alamdv2start.mov

Quality smile
Posted: Tue, 30th Nov 2004, 6:28pm

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hehehehe VERY classy malone. for some reason it reminds me of the pixar opening logo
Posted: Wed, 1st Dec 2004, 4:59pm

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Hey Malone, can we use that at the end of movies to show what we used to make it? That is so awesome.
Posted: Tue, 17th May 2005, 10:41pm

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i'm kinda new, and i'm wandering how you guys did the 3d ship effect, and the credit effects.
Posted: Fri, 7th Oct 2005, 11:11am

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where did u get the sound fx ?
Posted: Sun, 12th Feb 2006, 3:19pm

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Fantastic, the music and sound fit perfectly! Well done, great job keep it up! 5 Stars from Me
Posted: Mon, 31st Jul 2006, 4:38am

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amazing, really incredible
Posted: Sat, 14th Apr 2007, 10:56pm

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Fantastic stuff. How did you make all the 3d animations of the spaceships??? Amazing!!! What software did you use to do it????
Posted: Sun, 15th Apr 2007, 12:30am

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kingpiin wrote:

HI all. Thanks for the messages. This was done ages ago. The lasers from the space ships were Alamdv, and so was some addition effects like some lightning around the 3dSmax effects to pump up the action a little. The light effects you're talkig about were again, 3DSMAX. 3 different spline animations with 3 different glow settings. The fire etc was real fire, and also max particle effects. The Titles were low res flame clips textured onto the titles. All the titles were 3DSMAX with flame clips edited in Premier and ALAMDV 1. NO particle illusion was used in any of these clips.
Posted: Sun, 9th Dec 2007, 12:42pm

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wow wow wow that was great how did ya do it, i bet it took forever. GREAT special effects on the ships 5/5 from me! hugegrin
Posted: Sun, 9th Dec 2007, 12:43pm

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Liam C wrote:

wow wow wow that was great how did ya do it, i bet it took forever. GREAT special effects on the ships 5/5 from me! hugegrin