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Momentum Trailer

Posted: Wed, 31st Dec 2008, 2:24pm

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JackTalent

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A trailer for a film a friend and I have started work on. Its our first time posting a movie on here so feedback would be greatly appreciated.

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Posted: Thu, 1st Jan 2009, 6:50pm

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The shooting location looked very nice. I think my problem with this is the music killed me. I didn't feel like i was getting excited or it was suspenseful like the music should have portrayed... more like an 80's cop TV show. Other than that keep up the good work. I would recomend the site musicbeyond.com. Check it out, it's worth it smile.
Posted: Thu, 1st Jan 2009, 10:44pm

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Use a tripod.
Posted: Fri, 2nd Jan 2009, 8:14pm

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Why dont you use muzzle flashes?
Posted: Sat, 3rd Jan 2009, 6:21pm

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SilverDragon7, not using the tripod is what gives their movie an actionish feel. That's how it was designed.
Posted: Sat, 3rd Jan 2009, 6:41pm

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No it gives it a 'Look there's a kid behind the camera' feel. There's a difference when you understand how to capture the handheld shakey camera, and when you don't.
Posted: Sat, 3rd Jan 2009, 7:00pm

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I agree Silver Dragon. yes when the camera shakes when there is an explosion, yes that is an "Action feel" but not throughout the whole movie. I mean you can tell when shaky camera angles are planned and when they r not. For example, when running with a character while bullets whiz by and explosions are everywhere, it is understandable to have a shaky camera... however, when kids are simply standing or running not so much. there needs to be a balance. So i somewhat agree with both but i do not think they meant to shake the camera.
Posted: Sun, 4th Jan 2009, 12:39am

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When the kids in the film are standing or running not so much, the camera's pretty much still except a shake or two, but that was probably unintentional. The trailer's kind of like "The Blair Witch Project" when the camera's always shaking. That's how the director wanted it. He wanted it to look like a documentary.
Posted: Sun, 4th Jan 2009, 12:43am

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drummingdude694

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I have a question. Cause I'm making a movie with my friend and I need to know. How did you make that part with one guy with a gun and then the scene cuts to the other guy running on the roof? Did you use multiple cameras or did you just make short snippets of film?

Also, I hope that this movie comes out soon. The trailer's amazing.
Posted: Sun, 4th Jan 2009, 4:20am

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A documentary? I'm sorry that doesn't look anything like a documentary...
Posted: Sun, 4th Jan 2009, 4:23am

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But you're right drummerdude that the camera stays relatively still during the parts when there standing still. I was referring in general to where the different shots are used in an unnamed movie.
Posted: Fri, 30th Jan 2009, 11:13pm

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drummingdude694

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Does anybody know what FXperience is? Please tell me if you do.
Posted: Sat, 31st Jan 2009, 12:26am

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FX experience are points you get doing various things and obtain you things like a larger avatar. Doing things like posting a banner and getting hits or just registering a new fxhome product get you points smile.
Posted: Mon, 16th Feb 2009, 10:29pm

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drummingdude694

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Thank you, TSHADproductions.