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Carpe Diem - Web Series

Posted: Fri, 9th Apr 2010, 10:36am

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RodyPolis

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Carpe Diem is a 9 part action web series. It tells the story of TBI agent Ronald Smith, who, after unknown events, loses a day's worth of memory. As he uncovers the truth he finds out nothing is what it seems, and no one is to be trusted; including him.

Special thanks to all my actors and our composer, Tommy Gundersen, for their work on the series. Please watch, rate, and comment. Thanks.

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Posted: Fri, 9th Apr 2010, 10:37am

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I've only had time to watch the first couple of episodes of this so far, but I'm really enjoying it! Good pacing, decent acting from a big cast, lots of interesting and convincing locations, the story is well told, the action is hard hitting and effective - all round this seems like a really high quality production.

Looking forward to watching the rest of it soon.
Posted: Fri, 9th Apr 2010, 1:23pm

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Hey thanks a lot Tarn! Be sure to let me know what you think of the whole thing when you're done.

Glad you think the quality is high considering we only spent about 50 bucks on production value smile
Posted: Sat, 10th Apr 2010, 6:56pm

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I must admit that was very well done, my friend and I just loved watching the series of Carpe Diem. We think you should make a season two for your amazing show!
Posted: Sun, 11th Apr 2010, 6:42pm

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Yo The Series is crazy we just sat here and watched all 9 episodes back to back.. Were trying to get some work done on a few music videos and a small short film our selves.. we bought the FX home Effects lab but have no idea how to use it.. like some of the movies we watched on this site.. awesome jobs we also watched your movie also Tarn the War movie hell of a job if any of you guys aren't busy with mad projects.. we can put some $$ in your pocket we would like to use your services contact me a caldone@live.com or hit me up on yahoo messinger @ smoothmillionaire..keep em comin because were gonna keep watching.. Honestly after watching your guys web series and short films we decided to produce a movie.. We have some ideas just looking for someone to help write the script also we specialize in making music we have tons of music wed be willing to let you guys use in your films that would be a awesome look.. look forward to networking with you guys soon:)!!

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Posted: Sun, 11th Apr 2010, 8:27pm

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Hey thanks Logan, glad you and your friend liked it. Don't think there can be a second season though.

Titanium, I replied to your PM.
Posted: Mon, 12th Apr 2010, 4:55am

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Loved the series! Of course you know that already. Watched it all again for the, I think, fourth time. Any ways good job!

Oh, by the way, nice poster and header. wink
Posted: Mon, 12th Apr 2010, 10:14pm

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Man I just watched all of it non-stop, and this is one hell of a piece of work! Amazing storyline and action, glad it turned out well for you!
Posted: Mon, 12th Apr 2010, 11:40pm

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gamesmaster369 wrote:

Man I just watched all of it non-stop, and this is one hell of a piece of work! Amazing storyline and action, glad it turned out well for you!
Thanks a lot man! Glad you loved it. Good to see this is finally getting some recognition on here!

4th time Shadow? Nice! I've seen every episode at least 100 times haha
Posted: Thu, 22nd Apr 2010, 2:14am

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Really, a very nice piece of work.
Posted: Sat, 24th Apr 2010, 4:32pm

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Wow this was awesome.
I watched every single one on youtube and loved them.
I kind of wished they were longer though
it felt kind of rushed
i also though frank wasn't the best actor but i dont really care great job guys!
Posted: Mon, 26th Apr 2010, 2:52pm

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thanks for watching Still Thinking, glad you liked it. Be sure to check my other films in the cinema if you get the chance. Thanks
Posted: Wed, 28th Apr 2010, 12:39am

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Now only if this was on dvd, or was a tv series. wink
Posted: Thu, 29th Apr 2010, 1:21am

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Lol watch out for Carpe Diem the tv show in 10 years!
Posted: Fri, 4th Jun 2010, 12:20pm

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FINALLY got round to finishing off the whole series. Great stuff!

I'm sure you're well aware of the flaws - varying acting quality, occasional cameramen-in-windows issues, confusing story at times - but overall this is a fine achievement. While the story didn't make complete sense to me throughout, you still held my attention and it was all very compelling.

Two moments really stood out for me:

1. When Frank is attacked in the bathroom by the FBI guy I felt genuinely concerned. Over the course of the previous 7 episodes the actor had done a good job to establish his character and he felt like a reassuring presence in the story, both to the audience and Ronald. Good stuff!

2. Cassie's death was suitably affecting, although the car collision I felt could have been filmed and edited much better. Her death, though signposted and inevitable, was still upsetting.

Good stuff!
Posted: Sun, 13th Jun 2010, 3:54am

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Tarn wrote:



Two moments really stood out for me:

1. When Frank is attacked in the bathroom by the FBI guy I felt genuinely concerned. Over the course of the previous 7 episodes the actor had done a good job to establish his character and he felt like a reassuring presence in the story, both to the audience and Ronald. Good stuff!

2. Cassie's death was suitably affecting, although the car collision I felt could have been filmed and edited much better. Her death, though signposted and inevitable, was still upsetting.

Good stuff!
Hey you're the first person to really comment on those scenes (most people talk to me about the action scenes). I'm glad that I could actually make people care about what happened to (some of) these characters, so that's something that makes me a little proud!

BTW did anyone catch that the bullet hole in the last episode was digitally added?
Posted: Fri, 23rd Jul 2010, 5:45pm

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I'm starting to film a short film with some friends soon and if it comes out of rendering looking almost as good as thes I'll be happy. GREAT job. smile biggrin