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The Muzzle Flash-Gun-Thread/Competiton

Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 3:21pm

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mattio

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THE MUZZLE FLASH-GUN-THREAD/Competiton

Hey guys, I thought it would be a good idea if we post our gunfights in one huge thread so that their easier to view and not having to start up new threads everytime you finish a gunfight. They don't have to be long atall. The minimum time is 5 seconds and the maximum time is 1 minute. I'll keep updating this post so you can see a list of the gun fights and who made them etc. We can also add a poll to see who's are the best. Prefierbly made by Effectslab (DV or Pro) but can be stock footage if you wish. You can use stock footage to enhance your clips (aka. Sollthars smoke Pack). They have to be mostly all a gun fight (not 50seconds of non-effect footage then all of a sudden a 5 second gun battle). I will give you some reference footage if you want to take part but dont have a camera etc.

RAW GUN FOOTAGE FOR YOU TO USE QUICKTIME

RAW GUN FOOTAGE FOR YOU TO USE- AVI

Please note I didn't shoot this footage but someone I know on another forum uploaded.

I'll be the first to start:

1. mattio's GunFight FX test- 9 seconds long, 2.20mb, Quicktime 7

1. mattio's GunFight FX test- 9 seconds long, 7.09mb, Quicktime 6

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Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 3:45pm

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Sounds cool. I think I am making a short this weekend that will have a gun fight so I'll probably post it.

By the way your gunshots look cool/good and I really like it when you shoot that guy it looks really good for just using post effects.
Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 4:00pm

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all i see is a white screen

but plays audio, im missing a codec, buit which onhe, any help?
Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 4:08pm

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It uses the H.264 Quicktime codec, have you got quicktime 7?

EDIT: IVE UPDATED IT SO YOU CAN GET THE RAW FOOTAGE FOR .AVI

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Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 4:10pm

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I cant use quicktime 7, it ....... up,

thats why i made that post, on the quicktime issues

regards,
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Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 4:23pm

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Sort your language out SMB!
Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 4:34pm

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sorry schwar,

its just quicktuime, has really been anoying me recently, im fed yup with anything apple
Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 4:34pm

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biggrin yer SMB, anyways, ive updated it for Quicktime versions 6 and 7. One codec is Sorenson video 3 (Quicktime 6) and ones with the code H.264(Quicktime 7). Please comment smile
Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 8:16pm

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that was awsome, mattio! but where can i find sollthar's smoke footage? and is it free?
Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 9:24pm

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Hey starfan, no it's not free but it is DEFINITELY worth the buy, you won't regret it. Its 29EURO's you can find it here, its a must buy!

http://www.nccinema.ch/eprod.html
Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 10:56pm

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I dont know, none of the video clips are working. I tried save target as, but nothing works. If just says cannot open file, missing compressor, ect. If there is something I should download to fix this please tell me, I have this problem like crazy lately.
Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 11:02pm

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It works fine for me, have you got Quicktime? Install the latest version of that. Are you sure you haven't tried the Quicktime 6 video? that should work? You may have some spyware/viruses on your computer. Thats what happend to me on the internet. Everytime I typed like ebay.co.uk in it came up with like this search engine crazy

Get something called xoftspy. Thats a great program to get rid of your spyware/viruses... google it
Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 11:04pm

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That's a damn fine job Mattio!
Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 11:10pm

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No, I am DEFINATELY not worried about viruses. All of my fathers financial stuff is on here, so he is never going to risk anything. I swear to god he has downloaded and purchesed every anti-virus or spyware program EVER. I have been the the Quicktime webpage. Is there a way I can download the newest Quicktime without I-tunes?
Posted: Thu, 13th Apr 2006, 11:19pm

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mattio

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this should do it...

http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/standalone.html
Posted: Fri, 14th Apr 2006, 8:11pm

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has anyway else got their gun battle to show? It can be made with EL, Alamdv2 and/or Stock footage... You can use my footage that ive provided, it'll be cool to see everyone elses gun battles and comment. Ill try to make some more raw footage later for you to use.
Posted: Fri, 14th Apr 2006, 9:29pm

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I was bored, so I made this using Mattio's footage. It's nothing special, just flashes. No blood, no smoke.
Posted: Fri, 14th Apr 2006, 10:28pm

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I will try making a short one tomarrow I will keep you posted. wink
Posted: Fri, 14th Apr 2006, 10:38pm

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The muzzle flashes are ELDV right? And what're the bullet casings?
Posted: Fri, 14th Apr 2006, 10:43pm

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mattio

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The bullet casings were one of the plugins with Alamdv2, Heres the link :

http://fxhome.com/alamdv2/plugins/info_cache/plugin5.html
Posted: Sat, 15th Apr 2006, 6:20am

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heres my entry

http://files.filefront.com/SHOOTOUT_livemov/;4981366;;/fileinfo.html
Posted: Sat, 15th Apr 2006, 8:35pm

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where did you get that blood smoke effect, that was a nice touch. is that just solthars smoke tinted red?
Posted: Sat, 15th Apr 2006, 9:11pm

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yeah, it's sollthars smoke pack tinted red using color correction. I recommend buying sollthars smoke pack, it's awesome.
Posted: Sat, 15th Apr 2006, 9:23pm

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Or wait for the HD version that will come out eventually. It's not just HD, the smoke itself is way cooler... if you don't believe me go watch some gunfight from nightcast or ask him for a link to one.
Posted: Fri, 21st Apr 2006, 4:41am

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here's mine, the quality is messed up but thats what you get for trusting youtube smile

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nTW0YhJQ3o

tell me what you guys think
Posted: Wed, 3rd May 2006, 7:10am

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mattio, do you insert your stock footage using your Editing software or in Effects Lab? I have to give you credit.. you do the best muzzle flashes ever.. i don't expect you to give away your method.. but how did you do that blood spray at the end!?
Posted: Wed, 3rd May 2006, 8:19pm

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Any gold member can download one of Sollthar's smoke clips for free in the old plugin library. Just import the image stream into EL or CL.
Posted: Fri, 5th May 2006, 12:15am

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can the current solthaars smoke set work on HDV footage? should i wait?
Posted: Fri, 5th May 2006, 1:01am

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Hold on, I've got one coming...