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Harry Potter magic duel

Posted: Mon, 23rd Jun 2008, 8:03pm

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FXhomer51589

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Hi,
is there an effect that reproduces the trails of the rods duel between Harry and voldemort in harry potter 5?
Posted: Mon, 23rd Jun 2008, 8:16pm

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Jambuster

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Voldemort doesnt duel harry in Film 5... does he?

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Posted: Mon, 23rd Jun 2008, 8:21pm

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FXhomer51589

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Sorry! In Harry Potter 4
Posted: Mon, 23rd Jun 2008, 9:29pm

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I believe there is, although I don't think it's included by default. You can try searching for it here: http://fxhome.com/presets/
Posted: Mon, 23rd Jun 2008, 9:55pm

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FXhomer46784 wrote:

I believe there is, although I don't think it's included by default. You can try searching for it here: http://fxhome.com/presets/
Not that it would do much good. He doesnt have any Lab Product. Try here.

J
Posted: Mon, 23rd Jun 2008, 10:25pm

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Travis Kunze

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Voldy (lol) fights Gandolf in HP 5, not 4 though.
Posted: Tue, 24th Jun 2008, 3:22pm

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Travis Kunze wrote:

Voldy (lol) fights Gandolf in HP 5, not 4 though.
Since when is Gandolf in HP I think you mean Dumbledore
Posted: Tue, 24th Jun 2008, 3:50pm

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Travis Kunze wrote:

Voldy (lol) fights Gandolf in HP 5, not 4 though.
That, my friend, is one Classic Blooper. *Notes Down*. Gandalf Vs Voldy... I can see it now.

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Posted: Tue, 24th Jun 2008, 5:04pm

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Travis Kunze

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lol sorry, meant dumbledore
Posted: Tue, 24th Jun 2008, 6:55pm

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wasn't the replacement for dumbledore (or however you spell it) after the actor's death the same actor as gandalf?
Posted: Tue, 24th Jun 2008, 7:41pm

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*sigh*

Michael Gambon = Dumbledore
Ian McKellen = Gandalf

Google and/or IMDb is your friend.

Anyway, to answer your question, assuming you either own EffectsLab and have not registered it yet, or own the demo, then the effect would be very difficult. You could try working with neon light and particles, but really it's VisionLab that would do this the best as it owns a lightning engine.

So you may want to use AlamDV pluggins such as these and/or these. Composite it all together. Just keep in mind that the HP effects are done by a crew of professionals, and I doubt that you'd be able to make anything near what they've done. I tried it myself some months ago and it was absolute rubbish. (Not that I'm very good at particle effects or anything.)

I'm not trying to discourage, really, it's just that, depending on how new you are with the program, it is going to be very hard word.

Good luck. razz

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Posted: Wed, 25th Jun 2008, 5:02pm

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Plainly wrote:

*sigh*

Michael Gambon = Dumbledore
Ian McKellen = Gandalf

lol atleast i knew Mckellen did Gandalf, just i didn't knoow Dumbledore. Who was dubledore's original actor?
Posted: Wed, 25th Jun 2008, 7:13pm

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Richard Harris. razz