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Silence Hit Trailer 1

Posted: Fri, 3rd Nov 2006, 4:54pm

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Christian Lang

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At this movie, two german soldiers got a mission (Silence Hit) to break quietly into a terror base and found out some information. But they failed, and one soldiers would be caught. Now, the NATO sends an US Squad into the Base, to rescue the german soldier and complete Silence Hit. The Squad found the german soldier, but with him some terrible plans and informations about a terrorist weapon. The beginning of the 3. worldwar is near.

This is the first trailer of our first film, making with EffectsLab Pro called Silence Hit. More trailers and the complete film comes up next.

Its a german movie


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Posted: Fri, 3rd Nov 2006, 9:05pm

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you have some good bullit hits and particals going on in there. but the music doesnt really fit very well. and the parts where that guy is getting betten up looks far to fake, its to clear that your not hitting him, but it was an ok film. probibly better than mine, you had costumes and props.
Posted: Sat, 4th Nov 2006, 1:36pm

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I have to disagree with Dave, at least on some points. I thought this film had a lot going for it. Though first of all, I'll say that I don't speak German (that was German, wasn't it?) so some subtitles might have been nice for the international audience. biggrin

Most of the camera work was really good in this film. A wide variety of shots and pretty tightly edited. Those rooftop action sequences were pretty amazing. Also, I thought the music was pretty appropriate for the feel of the film, though the transition between the two tracks could have been a tad smoother. Your SFX with the muzzle flashes, etc. were done quite well, and the audio FX matched up nicely. Good job there. Costumes were absolutely great. That's something that's missing from so many films. And the acting seemed to be really good, which is so hard to pull off when making amateur films.

There were a *couple* of spots where the camera work got a little shakey, and some of the fast moving pan shots got blurred a bit, but overall, it was still pretty darned good. Film quality was right up there. One comment on the audio, though... I think the dialouge could have been edited up a bit louder. It got a bit lost in the music track a few times and could be hard to understand at points.

As I said, I'd like to have been able to understand the dialogue with some subtitles, so I can't really comment on the plot without understanding it, but I felt it was a strong submission. I gave it four. Nice work.
Posted: Sat, 4th Nov 2006, 2:03pm

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I have removed the -1 on fat dave's post.
Christian Lang, please read the rating guidelines again for info on what and why you should rate a post.



It wasn't really a trailer for me though, for that it lacked severe structure. Some good shots, some less good shots. I speak german, so I wasn't much impressed with the acting to be honest.
The music I thought fitted, so I disagree with fat dave on that one too. And kudos on the costumes, they helped sell it.
Still, this seemed to lack structure and energy. I'd given it 3 starts, but the fact you voted 5 on your own film reduced it to 2.

Good luck on the final project.
Posted: Sat, 4th Nov 2006, 2:29pm

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Thank you for your mind. I will try to make the worth things better, that the film is getting better.
Posted: Sat, 4th Nov 2006, 7:11pm

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I was impressed with the dark room set and costumes. The feel good music at the end added a lot too. Some of the shots of you guys running around out in the grassy areas felt kind of naked though. Also, I think you need a shot of a dead guy writhing in pain from his gunshot wounds, choking up blood. With a good death scene like this, the gun play will seem much more threatening and you are relying heavily on gun play to keep the action going. I'll give you three stars for now, I'm looking forward to seeing more from you. Keep up the good work!
Posted: Sat, 4th Nov 2006, 10:46pm

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Thank you, for your vote and for your help, how i can make the movie better.
Posted: Sat, 4th Nov 2006, 11:54pm

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I have to say, I dont even speak german and I liked it! It wasnt really a trailer, it was more of a clip from the film then a trailer. I was impressed how you got everyone to waer matching uniforms. Thats a tough thing to do. Good work and keep it up.
Posted: Sun, 5th Nov 2006, 12:27am

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Christian Lang

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thx
Posted: Sun, 5th Nov 2006, 2:04am

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The guy on the roof was great!

I liked the camera when the guy was on the ground looking at the door as a way out. Nice. The zoom out from the window at the beginning was a bit shaky (maybe just too fast?)

Nice costumes, if you don't count the sneakers.

One quick tip. Anyone with any weapons training (a soldier for instance) knows to not put your finger on the trigger until you are ready to fire. Never just cruising around. Also NEVER "sweep" (pass the muzzle in the line of) your teammate.

Considering your age-Great!!
Posted: Sun, 5th Nov 2006, 12:20pm

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In terms of being a 'trailer' ive given it a rating of 1 mostly because although you've done well with the costumes and some of the effects all i could make out of the film was somebodys been captured and theres a bunch of people running around shooting. I dont read descriptions before i watch the films in the hope that the film (or trailer) is good enough to tell the story, so i had no clue what it was about and didnt by the end of it due to the fact it was in german without subtitles. (could be my fault because i didnt lesson in my german lessons)

The editing was a bit long winded for an action film trailer (not to mention the 4:3 aspect ratio). In some shots you get alot of background light which isnt balanced out correctly, i assume it wasnt intentional in this film.

and final the last let down was the self rating of 5.

look forward to seeing the film....with subtitles biggrin
Posted: Sun, 5th Nov 2006, 8:53pm

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Ok. Im sorry, that this Trailer dont tell the Story to you, but my aim was, that this trailer only shows some scenes from the film, that the people are interesstet to view more, and want get more informations about the film. So my next trailer of the film will bring more informations, like the text about the movie.
Posted: Sun, 5th Nov 2006, 8:59pm

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you dont have to apologise lol just take the criticisms,you agree with good or bad, and work it into your next submission biggrin
Posted: Mon, 6th Nov 2006, 2:28pm

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its ok i said i will bring you more information in the next trailer to make it better for you and for other people who think the self
Posted: Mon, 6th Nov 2006, 5:04pm

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i would just like to clear something up, on my last post i said the music did not fit, i need to correct myself, what i ment was that the bullit for my valentine song towards to end didn't fit that well. but well done with the vid, a few nice angles. but i think subtitles and different angle on the interigation part would be better, or a more realistic looking punch.
Posted: Mon, 6th Nov 2006, 5:35pm

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I think you´re rigth, and some subtitles are better for the most of the fxhome watcher, its my first film here, so i didn´t knew, but next time i will make that everybody understand it.
Posted: Mon, 20th Nov 2006, 2:52pm

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Looks really good.

The prison cell is a bit dark but, other than that, things look good.

Question, what music did you use for the gunfight part of it? I like some progressive/european style metal bands and thought it sounded pretty cool.

Personally I like EdGuy, Avantasia and Symphony X but am starting to learn more about the Genre of music. I like it much better than death metal or black metal. The symphonic guitar melodies are really impressive.

OH,, back to the trailer. I thought a lot of the shots were well done and you had some good locations for filming.

Can't wait to see what comes next.
Posted: Mon, 20th Nov 2006, 3:34pm

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Christian Lang

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Thank you very much.
For more details about the band look at www.bulletformyvalentine.de
oder www.bulletformyvalentine1.com
Posted: Mon, 20th Nov 2006, 3:40pm

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Very cool! I didn't know you did the music with your own band. Man, you guys have skills! I can't solo for crap, but, then of course I am an acoustic-playing church type so, what can you expect...LOL. Still love the music though...
Posted: Mon, 20th Nov 2006, 4:01pm

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Oh smile. That isn´t our band. Im just a fan of the band maybe like you wink.
Posted: Fri, 24th Nov 2006, 2:03pm

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Hey Jungs, geile Sache! Habt ihr echt klasse gemacht. Die erste Szene war total reallistisch und gut total gut dargestellt. Sah irgendwie Nahost mässig aus. Aber danach mit den Häuschen, die Farben haben auch nicht mehr gepasst (die Blumen usw.) aber an sonsten Daumen hoch! 5/5
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P.s. Bullet for my valentine are WELSH!!!! Oh yeah Cardiff rules!!!
Posted: Sat, 25th Nov 2006, 12:58pm

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Danke schön. Das mit den bunten Häusern, war leider nicht anders zumachen, aber die Fortsetzung des Film wird noch besser, da wir auf einem großen Fabrikgelände kämpfen.
Posted: Sun, 26th Nov 2006, 10:27am

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Hört sich cool an... Aber ich glaub n bischen mehr spielhandlung sollte drinne sein. Wünsche euch auf jeden viel spaß und glück beim drehen!

Mr.JAcko
Posted: Thu, 30th Nov 2006, 3:24am

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Zehr gut! I liked the end the best though. smile Action!