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The Medic -D-Day Scene

Posted: Mon, 27th May 2002, 4:53pm

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D-Day sequence from my new movie "The Medic"
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Posted: Mon, 27th May 2002, 8:35pm

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Thought it was pretty damn good... right up to the point where the guy in the machine gun nest was some dude in a black coat rather than a German.
Posted: Mon, 27th May 2002, 8:46pm

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Man.. ohh Man!
I just have too say that the custumes, "second world war siutes" ROCKED!
Man if i got my hand on thoose lol

Sorry, but the sound were weak, not super edited.
But man! the siutes! The siutes!!!!
The siutes is worth a 3 star!
Posted: Mon, 27th May 2002, 10:00pm

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Suits, my friend, suits.

Yeah those were nice costumes . . . and nice sepia-tone-de-saturation-mabobber er whaterever you used . . . BUT!

The sounds! The sounds! They're GOOD, BUT not when you play them a hundred freakin' times! (I think the "agh!" one is funny!)

And try out the TS Ground Explosions instead of the fireball because they'd look better when exploding from the ground (hence the name).

One more thing . . . . .the camera should be a teeeeny bit closer because you can tell that only . . .4? . . . .people are there.

CONTRUCTIVE CRITISISM!!!! With those minor improvements, you could get a five star rating! crazy
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 12:48am

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Yeah..what Sidewinder said!
Nicely done.

-Neo lol
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 1:34am

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Hehehehehe my NAMES MECHAFORCE!!! (or sam) DANGIT!!!!!

THere is a big difference! Like . . . .. uh . . . .he has a lot of hair . . . .and i don't. . . . .yeah. . . .
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 1:34am

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right
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 2:28am

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Ya i ll admitt the sound editing is lacking, i just learned FCP so im weak in the sound area. Thanks for the comments. What arg sound? Whats wrong with the german on the machine gun? Do you like the pane flyover and smoke.

Thankx ALL!
Ill update a newer version tonight!
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 2:30am

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the plane was cool, but i cant rmember, but i think there was no other action in the shot other than that.

plus, hwere are those big X things? smile
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 2:38am

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anonymous

Ya i was thinking about incorporated those big x's but i could think i mihgt in a new version imworking on. Any compression suggestions. The file is huge. Thanx for responses!
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 2:42am

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quicktime-sorenson3

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thats it
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 2:50am

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what compression for audio?
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 3:06am

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either qdesign 2 pro or alaw, which ever one you have better luck with.
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 9:20am

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I really love this movie.....it's one of the best I've ever seen !!! eek eek
and I love SAVING PRIVATE RYAN ! ! !
and I would love to have more ground explosion plugins with dirt like on the beach in SPR lol

great work!
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 9:31am

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lol... A real american.... yes yes... :)


I like the cinematic look to the scene.... The title sequence looks very good. The camera could show a little more (in Saving private Ryan, the camera may seem rough and shakey, but nevertheless it shows a lot and isn't as shakey as here)

But as everyone has already said, the costumes look fantastic. And I like the whole look of the film.
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 9:40am

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@sollthar

ich be leider kei ami smile
ich be schwiezer genau wie du *lol* nur halt echli USA FAN *hehe* razz

BTW:

how do u get those black film strips at the top and on the bottom of the screen?!
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 3:00pm

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I liked the smoke and plane. That looked cool.

But for a war movie, there's a strange lack of muzzle flashes...

And it would have cool if you had a shot where you can see the battleships in the background.

To be honest, I thought the costumes were good, but everything else needed some work. Hope the new version is better!
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 3:03pm

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That was me...forgot to log in...
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 3:37pm

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I think that you did a great job with this film. I especially liked the Title scene. I would omit the explosion scene only because when the flame is gone the sand looks exactly the same. Other then that it was really good.
Posted: Tue, 28th May 2002, 9:51pm

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I always get you guys confused...... biggrin tard crazy

-Neo
Posted: Wed, 29th May 2002, 2:02am

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Thanks for all the suggestions...by do i love contructive criticism. Couple things. I shot this w/ 6 guys in costumes and 3 guns. I will put a new version up soon.

THANKS
Posted: Wed, 29th May 2002, 2:31pm

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I think you did a great job. I am a HUGE fan of war films!

(/critisizm)
Sounds: as already mentioned, the sounds themselves are not bad at all, the thing is you hear gun shots but you dont hear anything else. Like the ocean in the backround, you dont here talking, and you dont here actor movement. Other than that its kewl, so keep some of the REAL beach sounds, dont add in fake ones

SFX: More muzzle flashes would make this look much better

Acting: the close up of the gunman in the nest looks just not angry enough

(critisizm)


I think this was done extremly well and I commend your ability, aside from those minor details I cannot wait to see a finished product so please post the full film somewhere upon completion.

Also which coast are you on if its west I would love to meet up sometime maybe smile

One more thing, if you REALLY want good "Saving private ryanish" looking film look let me know wink But I think yours look good just the way it is.

Keep up the good work
Posted: Wed, 29th May 2002, 2:50pm

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How would one go about getting a really good Saving Private Ryan look?
Posted: Wed, 29th May 2002, 4:17pm

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working with guns day in day out - I liked the lack of muzzle flashes - maybe some spurts of transparent smoke. But, being a medic, I wanted more blood and field dressings. Try the classic shoving the M16 into the ground muzzle first and hanging an IV bag from the buttstock. Rather realistic, though, doing a quick procedure then moving to the next victim. Good job.
Posted: Wed, 29th May 2002, 4:19pm

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sidewinder wrote:

How would one go about getting a really good Saving Private Ryan look?
BigFX FilmFX "Saving Private Ryan" preset smile Looks JUST like it
Posted: Wed, 29th May 2002, 4:28pm

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How do ya know if SFX means Sound Effects or Special Effects... Just wondering, i thought it always ment sound crazy
Posted: Wed, 29th May 2002, 4:42pm

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Samsung wrote:

How do ya know if SFX means Sound Effects or Special Effects... Just wondering, i thought it always ment sound crazy
my bad hahahaha I meant special effects
Posted: Wed, 29th May 2002, 4:52pm

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ok... thats nice to know.
Posted: Wed, 29th May 2002, 11:58pm

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I can field that one for you Sidewinder! A little camera trickery gets that buzzy "unreal" look that you see in "Saving Private Ryan" and "Gladiator" (during the fight scenes).

It's actually simple, you adjust the Shutter Speed and Frame Rate on your camera to a ridiculous fractal (like 1/2000). This will cause all of the images (people/whatever) to "separate" themselves from the background and look choppy. You will need to play with the settings (obviously) on your own camera to figure out what works best, but that's how the big timers pull it off on 70 mm. smile

-Neo
Posted: Thu, 30th May 2002, 12:49am

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cool.
Posted: Thu, 30th May 2002, 2:35am

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yo homez let's get sum black market version of dat fine stuff cuz we gotz to gets us summa dat y'all, I like saving private ryan, do you? crazy
Posted: Thu, 30th May 2002, 4:49am

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Thanks for the continuing feedback..please vote..and be honest. I am chillin on the west coast...UP in Ventura, CA. Kinda by Santa Barbara. Anyways..i tried it w/ some muzzle flashes its diffucult to tell due to the very white light. There is hardly a difference. Any questions about anything else.

Thanks Everyone,
NIK
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Posted: Thu, 30th May 2002, 2:15pm

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nemesisfilms wrote:

Thanks for the continuing feedback..please vote..and be honest. I am chillin on the west coast...UP in Ventura, CA. Kinda by Santa Barbara. Anyways..i tried it w/ some muzzle flashes its diffucult to tell due to the very white light. There is hardly a difference. Any questions about anything else.

Thanks Everyone,
NIK
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I'm only an hour and a half away from you. I live in the greater Los Angeles area. If intersted I would love to be able to help with post production work. Email me at tim@amblixtech.com smile
Posted: Sun, 20th Jul 2003, 8:33am

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As usely the link is updating when I want to see the best movies! The trailer was incredible! A real WW2 fight! But some of the clothes look more like sporting overalls than uniforms. But the medic have real uniform and thats is the meaning. wink