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Needing devastation

Posted: Fri, 18th May 2007, 7:47am

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Josh3B

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Hello!

I'm needing a town that appears to have been burnt down or wiped out. Burnt down is best for the script I'm working with.

JB
Posted: Fri, 18th May 2007, 11:15pm

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Snook360

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What exactly do you mean by "town"? Do you mean a futuristic city, an old western town, or something else? Please be more specific. When you say "burnt down", do you mean completly devestated and flattened to the ground or just burn from a fire but still satnding/partialy destoyed?
Posted: Sat, 19th May 2007, 12:21am

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Josh3B

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small town USA. Just a typical small town in the south or the midwest.

jb
Posted: Mon, 21st May 2007, 11:08am

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Jabooza

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Is it supposed to be burnt down to the point of being burnt rubble on the ground or is it supposed to be still recognizable as a town?
Posted: Mon, 21st May 2007, 11:38am

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Josh3B

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I was thinking of something where there were some burnt out buildings still standing- brick ones, but mostly just a few pieces of building frames. The main street right down the middle of town having 2 or 3 piles that were stacked bodies that were burnt.

So- some recognizable building rubble.

jb
Posted: Tue, 22nd May 2007, 8:08pm

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Bryan M Block

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I would lock down your camera and shoot about 10 seconds of footage of you town street-
then I would shoot your characters walking down the street marveling at the distruction

Then I would take a still of the town steet into photoshop and create the destruction to the buildings- then I would composite all three together, masking out what you don't want- since the camera didnt move- that should work.
Posted: Sat, 28th Jul 2007, 10:29pm

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Josh3B

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Thanks Bryan- as far as the shots of the characters, that's what I was thinking. In fact, I think I've decided to use still shots for the backgrounds (as I found a great tutorial on how to make destruction in photoshop). It's really a very short scene, but I have also been thinking of a longer one where the characters pass by a burnt up semi truck in their journeys.

We'll see how it goes!

Josh
Posted: Sat, 29th Dec 2007, 5:31am

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Direktor

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Josh3B wrote:

Thanks Bryan- as far as the shots of the characters, that's what I was thinking. In fact, I think I've decided to use still shots for the backgrounds (as I found a great tutorial on how to make destruction in photoshop). It's really a very short scene, but I have also been thinking of a longer one where the characters pass by a burnt up semi truck in their journeys.

We'll see how it goes!

Josh
Sorry to just jump in like this...but do you still have that tutorial? I've looked and I couldn't find any that actually look good...
Posted: Sat, 5th Jan 2008, 7:43pm

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crazymonkey01

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This one is pretty good:

http://www.nccinema.ch/efx03.html