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Posted: Mon, 8th Sep 2008, 5:44pm

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NP0XW6KmxE
Heres a new video i did any comments, Please rate it 1-10
Posted: Mon, 8th Sep 2008, 7:53pm

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i dont want to be to harsh. But i hope it was for fun and not serious, cuz ur running around with paintball guns and with a title thats not yours, and is infact another movie...idk sounds cheesy.,
Posted: Mon, 8th Sep 2008, 8:46pm

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Well no duh its for fun, i "just" make movies for fun. Im only 14
Posted: Mon, 8th Sep 2008, 9:47pm

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well I hate to break it to ya but there are lots of kids that are 14 that already take film making seriously lol
Posted: Mon, 8th Sep 2008, 9:55pm

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Poseidon1231 wrote:

Well no duh its for fun, i "just" make movies for fun. Im only 14
Don't listen to the critics. There's a LOT worse things you could be doing right now. Just have fun for now. I was still playing with star wars toys at 14. smile (i still do now too, ouch).

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Posted: Mon, 8th Sep 2008, 10:31pm

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who doesnt play with star wars toys honestly?
Posted: Mon, 8th Sep 2008, 10:57pm

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nice job man
Posted: Mon, 8th Sep 2008, 11:27pm

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try making videos like these ones if u dont wanna be serious and would rather be funny, im also 14 and this is what ive made.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csya65XShMw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeclUeKRiwM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ky5Tp15Nc4g
Posted: Mon, 8th Sep 2008, 11:45pm

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nerfgunnerz3 wrote:

try making videos like these ones if u dont wanna be serious and would rather be funny, im also 14 and this is what ive made.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csya65XShMw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeclUeKRiwM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ky5Tp15Nc4g
Man just totally go your own way. 28 days later sucked, and this about summed it , and was better..razz though being 14 it was pretty good if you plan on continuing and developing, oh and the zombie getting shot while jumping off the trampoline was kinda good. i liked the sound and the fall.

Keep it up. Just have fun.
Posted: Tue, 9th Sep 2008, 12:03am

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Dont meant to be rude but that just simply sucked. Im 12 and I make better videos. Sorry but its true.
I rate it 1/10
Posted: Tue, 9th Sep 2008, 12:56am

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My brother operated the camera for this entire short, and he's only 14.

http://www.vimeo.com/1494063

Also, the actor in these with the eye patch is 15: (I shot these, not my brother)

http://www.vimeo.com/1319045

http://www.vimeo.com/1451432

My point is, don't sell yourself short. Teenagers can make cool movies too. But you have to take yourself seriously, otherwise no one else will.

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Posted: Tue, 9th Sep 2008, 1:11am

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D3L3T10N wrote:

My brother operated the camera for this entire short, and he's only 14.

http://www.vimeo.com/1494063

Also, the actor in these with the eye patch is 14 as well: (I shot these, not my brother)

http://www.vimeo.com/1319045

http://www.vimeo.com/1451432

My point is, don't sell yourself short. Teenagers can make cool movies too. But you have to take yourself seriously, otherwise no one else will.
actaully im the guy with the eye patch and im 15 thank you very much!!!
god deletion...

bur really it you are really interested in filming you can do alot
Posted: Tue, 9th Sep 2008, 1:13am

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Bolbi wrote:


actaully im the guy with the eye patch and im 15 thank you very much!!!
god deletion...
Oopsies. Corrected.
Posted: Tue, 9th Sep 2008, 3:15am

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If you were going just for the fun of it, then okay cool, but seriously zombies don't move that fast, paintball guns arn't going to kill em, and you need some camera work.
Posted: Tue, 9th Sep 2008, 3:48am

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Travis Kunze wrote:

If you were going just for the fun of it, then okay cool, but seriously zombies don't move that fast, paintball guns arn't going to kill em, and you need some camera work.
All in due time, its long or short process depending on the person, but as long as you are having fun, that's all that counts.

And.. there has been experimentation in movies with zombies who run, running zombies are some scary stuff man, tireless fleshing eating monster who never stop, and now they can catch up and out run you.
Posted: Tue, 9th Sep 2008, 4:01am

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RyanMichael wrote:

Dont meant to be rude but that just simply sucked. Im 12 and I make better videos. Sorry but its true.
I rate it 1/10
those words are going to haunt you.

Considering you're a beginner, I think you did a good job. I liked the part where the guy fell. Keep practicing.
Posted: Tue, 9th Sep 2008, 4:48am

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FreshMentos wrote:

RyanMichael wrote:

Dont meant to be rude but that just simply sucked. Im 12 and I make better videos. Sorry but its true.
I rate it 1/10
those words are going to haunt you.

Considering you're a beginner, I think you did a good job. I liked the part where the guy fell. Keep practicing.
I said the exact same thing, people gave me and Ben sh!t for it, then it made us have to step up our game. I don't have any regrets as far as haughtiness goes, it's only made me embarassed, find humility, and power past it to bigger and better things.

Although none of you should be talking, I made this when I was 14, in- sadly and crazy enough- a far less-affordable-camera/tech-savvy world.

And, subsequently, that same year I also created an entire uber-hyped and anticipated single-movie-empire on here by the time I was 15. For those of you that were around 3 years ago, you know exactly what I'm talking about. Even some of you that weren't likely do. smile

So don't talk, because I have and will continue to always do it better. But I'm not cocky, so it's all good.
Posted: Tue, 9th Sep 2008, 2:47pm

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How do you suppose i become more serious in filmmaking ?

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Posted: Tue, 9th Sep 2008, 4:31pm

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Sarcasm isn't picked up on the way it used to be these days, I guess. Oh, well.
Posted: Tue, 9th Sep 2008, 5:50pm

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Ok Thanks
Posted: Tue, 9th Sep 2008, 7:22pm

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I made this right after I turned 14, with my mom's old sony handycam, so don't make excuses about your age. I understand you're a beginner and all, but age has nothing to do with it. Study up, get serious, and get rid of those paintball guns, and you'll find your videos improving immensely.

Low quality clip, btw.
Posted: Tue, 9th Sep 2008, 8:03pm

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Am I... supposed to care what age somebody made their videos? I don't think it matters at all. I'm frankly getting tired of these "It's okay, you're only fourteen" comments. I'll give you a vital piece of advice: get serious right now. You have four or five years until you're on your way to college, and it might seem like a long time until that point, but it isn't. At all. I think two of the people that have done this really well is (I can't believe I'm saying this...) Ben and Atom. They got serious and started to really make meaningful stuff.

So, please; stop throwing this "I'm only # years old" on your videos as if it gives you some kind of bonus. Your work should speak for itself.
Posted: Wed, 10th Sep 2008, 12:09am

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Hey Im remaking the movie, the only things im going to change is the camera work and the number of Zombies and survivors any other things that need changing (well besides the whole thing)
Posted: Wed, 10th Sep 2008, 12:58am

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At 16, i was creating video software solutions for my local tv station. At 18 I was p.a. for a televised national sports game.

But all that is pointless...

If you're having fun at age TWELVE, knock yourself out. If your film sucks compared to others here, then their films suck when compared to Hollywood films these days. And their films suck compared to Star Wars.

So everything is relative. Don't sweat it.

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Posted: Wed, 10th Sep 2008, 3:03am

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Yah... now that i really think about it this all makes sense... darn me and my not thinkin things out... i'm almost 16... (which drives my mom nuts) and i have yet to come out with anything, i am a perfectionist, runs in the family. But I know i can do well, and i started film making research two years ago. Really doesn't matter what age you are, you can do it with some research and knowledge.
Posted: Wed, 10th Sep 2008, 8:15am

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Travis Kunze wrote:

you can do it with some research and knowledge.
I think skill/talent and creativity are pretty big necessities in that 'you can do it' speech, too, Travis. The one thing you learn in film school, or with working with anyone other than yourself in and on movies, is that you can't teach creativity, you can't learn talent. You just can't.

And because of this, some people end up as being very technical but very bland filmmakers, and some people with big aspirations who go into film school/programs thinking they are going to learn to become skilled filmmakers are -from what I've seen- sorely disappointed.
Posted: Wed, 10th Sep 2008, 2:10pm

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Atom wrote:


And because of this, some people end up as being very technical but very bland filmmakers, and some people with big aspirations who go into film school/programs thinking they are going to learn to become skilled filmmakers are -from what I've seen- sorely disappointed.
You just summed up my philosophy on filmmaking to a tee. Kudos. smile

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Posted: Wed, 10th Sep 2008, 4:17pm

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Can we take some kind of snapshot of posts 26 and 27 above, and submit it to the national archives or some kind of internet museum or something, and then forever remember Sept. 10, 2008, as the day that Atom and EvilDonut agreed on something?

Is everybody feeling the LOVE??? I know I am... biggrin
Posted: Wed, 10th Sep 2008, 5:11pm

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lol, thats funny!!
Posted: Wed, 10th Sep 2008, 10:50pm

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like i said before, try making vids like these ones ive made if u dont wanna take video making so seriously, i kind of wuld actually rather make these vids then making professional videos, i mean mine are funnier.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csya65XShMw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeclUeKRiwM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ky5Tp15Nc4g
Posted: Wed, 10th Sep 2008, 11:28pm

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nerfgunnerz3 wrote:

like i said before, try making vids like these ones ive made if u dont wanna take video making so seriously, i kind of wuld actually rather make these vids then making professional videos, i mean mine are funnier.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csya65XShMw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeclUeKRiwM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ky5Tp15Nc4g
hmmm... doubt they are better then professionally made comedy, but thats just me
Posted: Thu, 11th Sep 2008, 1:56am

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WELL HAVE YOU EVEN WATCHED IT?!?!?!?!
Posted: Thu, 11th Sep 2008, 2:14am

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RyanMichael wrote:

Dont meant to be rude but that just simply sucked. Im 12 and I make better videos. Sorry but its true.
I rate it 1/10
Y'know, if I were a successful professional filmmaker, I would, in a way, have a right to come to a filmmaking forum like this one and make comments just like yours... but I still wouldn't.
Posted: Thu, 11th Sep 2008, 6:21am

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nerfgunnerz3 - those videos are probably very funny for you and your friends, but I didn't find them particularly amusing at all, and I don't think many other people would find them funny either.

And there's nothing wrong with that - it's probably how most of us started out making films, doing funny little things that our friends would enjoy. But if you go around saying things like "these are funnier than professional videos" it makes you seem big-headed and arrogant, you must agree?

Cheers,
Arktic.
Posted: Thu, 11th Sep 2008, 5:41pm

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Made entirely by a fourteen-year-old in a few days
Whether your friends are actors or not, it's never an excuse for inferior technical aspects or a nonexistent script. Don't let tell yourself what can and can't be done. A good film at any level starts with an idea, and no amount of money or age or experience can change that.
Posted: Thu, 11th Sep 2008, 10:22pm

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Remember: Shoot films that make YOU happy, not for other filmmakers on the internet.

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Posted: Thu, 11th Sep 2008, 11:25pm

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Arktic wrote:

nerfgunnerz3 - those videos are probably very funny for you and your friends, but I didn't find them particularly amusing at all, and I don't think many other people would find them funny either.

And there's nothing wrong with that - it's probably how most of us started out making films, doing funny little things that our friends would enjoy. But if you go around saying things like "these are funnier than professional videos" it makes you seem big-headed and arrogant, you must agree?

Cheers,
Arktic.
ok, so theres somone who doesnt like a couple of my videos, no big deal everyone on youtube loves it.
Posted: Fri, 12th Sep 2008, 12:42am

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youtube is not FXhome Professionals who know what they are doing and are not just there to sit and be mildly entertained for about 5 seconds. wink
Again, thats just my take
Posted: Fri, 12th Sep 2008, 1:03am

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EvilDonut wrote:

Remember: Shoot films that make YOU happy, not for other filmmakers on the internet.

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I agree 100%
Why trouble yourself of what other people think, if you work hard and make something you like that's all that matters.
Posted: Fri, 12th Sep 2008, 10:17pm

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Arktic wrote:

nerfgunnerz3 - those videos are probably very funny for you and your friends, but I didn't find them particularly amusing at all, and I don't think many other people would find them funny either.

And there's nothing wrong with that - it's probably how most of us started out making films, doing funny little things that our friends would enjoy. But if you go around saying things like "these are funnier than professional videos" it makes you seem big-headed and arrogant, you must agree?

Cheers,
Arktic.
look at napolean dynamite. theres nothing professional about that movie. but yet look at how funny it is and how popular it is. i dont care if its professional or not. its still a great movie
Posted: Fri, 12th Sep 2008, 10:40pm

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There is nothing professional about Napoleon Dynamite???!!

To me it sounds like you're trying to say that your movie is like Napoleon Dynamite, sorry if this offends you but it's not...

There is a certain professional level you have to reach for people to think "wow, this is funny" and then eventually laugh. When people watch videos at the level of yours they think "wow, whats wrong with the camera, why is the sound so horrible? what happened here? where is this guy now?" and then they completely forget about the comedy... and it becomes really annoying to watch.
Posted: Sat, 13th Sep 2008, 12:41am

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Arktic wrote:

nerfgunnerz3 - those videos are probably very funny for you and your friends, but I didn't find them particularly amusing at all, and I don't think many other people would find them funny either.

And there's nothing wrong with that - it's probably how most of us started out making films, doing funny little things that our friends would enjoy. But if you go around saying things like "these are funnier than professional videos" it makes you seem big-headed and arrogant, you must agree?

Cheers,
Arktic.
Well said.

Theres nothing wrong with making an unserious movie every now and again. I do it all the time. Just for fun, you know? smile
Posted: Sat, 13th Sep 2008, 1:34am

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Henry701 wrote:

There is nothing professional about Napoleon Dynamite???!!

To me it sounds like you're trying to say that your movie is like Napoleon Dynamite, sorry if this offends you but it's not...

There is a certain professional level you have to reach for people to think "wow, this is funny" and then eventually laugh. When people watch videos at the level of yours they think "wow, whats wrong with the camera, why is the sound so horrible? what happened here? where is this guy now?" and then they completely forget about the comedy... and it becomes really annoying to watch.
I'm not talkin about my videos on fxhome, im talkin about my vids on utube.
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So am I.
Posted: Sat, 13th Sep 2008, 3:40pm

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nerfgunnerz3, here's some advice. next time you go to the movie theater and watch a movie pay attention to the audience as well as the movie. you'll find that observing peoples reactions will be quite helpful in making a movie you want to be funny or a movie that you may want to be serious be serious. The best advice I could give is think about EVERYONE that watches your movie and not just your friends because like, Arktic said, it may be really funny to them but to someone else its a home video with a bunch of little kids. I used to think about what I wanted in a movie but than I tried to have what I wanted AND what everyone else would enjoy. I hope this helps

P.S. don't get mad at other filmmakers on here for being honest and trying to help. Someday you'll thank them for pushing you to do better.
Posted: Sat, 13th Sep 2008, 3:41pm

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Why must we constantly have youtube vs FXhome kind of debates?

Youtube is silly nilly stuff, FXhome is more professional silly nilly stuff.

That's how it is.

And as for Nefgunnerz. Better your attitude, just because your a kid doesn't mean you have no boundaries or rules.

P.S. Your commercial was too long for a commercial.

B3N
Posted: Thu, 18th Sep 2008, 12:41am

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Im 14 and just got into film making and I am making a 20 to 30 minute movie called Captured coming in 09!! I take it seriously but have fun!