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untitled trailer STAR WARS

Posted: Tue, 17th Jul 2007, 9:36am

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dudewitmoves12

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this is trailer for my upcoming movie that is a little background story to star wars

criticism please biggrin


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Posted: Tue, 17th Jul 2007, 6:53pm

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I look foreward to seeing it... However, this is not the best trailor in the world. The lightsabers were to big and a bit off and the film quality was.... sorry.... but terrible.

But, I must say that with a little more work this could be an excellent trailor. The titles had text on them that made me want to see it. But don't change the text font... keep it all in one font the whole trailor. For instance, keep all the text in scroll perspective or whatever. Dont do scroll perspective, and then fade in fade out, and then typewriter. Also to improve quality of your footage try (in your windows movie maker) try recording it in dv avi pal or ntsc.

Also make the lighsabers littler.

2 stars for bad but can improve.

VIdeoace
Posted: Tue, 17th Jul 2007, 9:56pm

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dudewitmoves12

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thanx but how do i record it in avi dv or ntsc? confused
Posted: Wed, 18th Jul 2007, 12:23am

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It was two guys playing with light sabers in there front yard with some text thrown in there. Is it really gonna take till 2008 to finish seems like a long time for a little fight scene.
Posted: Wed, 18th Jul 2007, 12:41am

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dudewitmoves12

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WELL THERES MORE TO THE STORY AND MORE CHARACTERS

PLUS ITS MORE OF A TEST THAN ANYTHING
Posted: Wed, 18th Jul 2007, 12:45am

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Well, I'll be nice and say that you did a good job for your first attempt at a trailer, but the next part is where I may not be too nice... the sabers were rotoscoped a bit poorly, and looked very stubby. And I honestly do not know how much hype you're going to successfully bring up... it almost seems like a rip off of RvD (Ryan vs Dorkman).
Posted: Wed, 18th Jul 2007, 1:01am

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Sorry, but I thought this was poor on every level. :I

Two kids fighting with rather poorly rotoscoped lightsabers, wearing everyday clothes, in a backyard. Not really that interesting.
Posted: Wed, 18th Jul 2007, 2:23am

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There were a lot of bad rotoscoping on this. Completely missed covering the sticks or bat, and some sabers that should be behind the guy wound up in front.
Posted: Wed, 18th Jul 2007, 2:23am

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Not very convincing if you ask me. You gotta work more on the effects as well in every possible way. Okay for a starter...
Posted: Wed, 18th Jul 2007, 4:00am

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dudewitmoves12

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well the two kids were me and my friend and we were just trying a test trailer

the real trailer will hopefully be better

thats what why its untitled (hint hint)
Posted: Wed, 18th Jul 2007, 2:41pm

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I liked how the sabers continued to move when on the black screen. Good use of music-though it wasn't terribly "Star Wars-like".

I appreciate the fact that you guys seemed to at least try to plan out some of your moves before the camera rolled. One tip-film fighting 101 (and a rule CONSTANLY broken)- swing at your opponent-NOT just his saber/sword. In a real weapons fight this would happen now and then-not every blow/swing. For safety's sake this obviously needs to planned out with you partner.

Keep it up!!
Posted: Wed, 18th Jul 2007, 2:45pm

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The effects are really bad, thats all I have to say...
Posted: Wed, 18th Jul 2007, 3:39pm

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i'm really bored of light sabers, bored, bored, bored.

i can understand that maybe you just got the software and your just itching to replicate one of your favorate movie special effects, however even though you say this is a test, surely you can see for yourself where the flaws lay in this peice without having to submit it to the fxhome cinema. (which i dont think is the right place to showcase a "test").

i think most people would agree that a test should be shown in the forums rather than the cinema. i also think that if it is truly a test it shouldnt be shown as a trailer. its either one or the other.

i'm sorry that this is a bit harsh, and it is only my opinion. i hope you do well with your future projects.

sd
Posted: Wed, 18th Jul 2007, 7:56pm

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It was not that great... Sorry but there are a few places you could improve such as rotoscoping. Try having more angles and cuts then just one big shot. Maybe some music more star-wars-ish would give it a better feel. Also, fool around with the text in WMM. And capitalize.
Posted: Wed, 18th Jul 2007, 10:18pm

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dudewitmoves12 wrote:

well the two kids were me and my friend and we were just trying a test trailer

the real trailer will hopefully be better

thats what why its untitled (hint hint)
Regardless... you asked for criticisms in your submission description.

Would you rather we lie?
Posted: Wed, 18th Jul 2007, 10:44pm

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looks like you are having lots of fun smile keep at it i'd say.