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Star Wars Flying Ship

Posted: Fri, 6th Aug 2010, 4:09pm

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FXhomer88711

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Does anyone have an alam plug-in that would have a ship (preferably slave 1) flying from the right side of the quad and passing in front of the camera then flying towards a planet so you could see the back of the ship as it is moving towards the planet
Posted: Fri, 6th Aug 2010, 4:52pm

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Axeman

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If such a thing exists, it will be in the AlamDV plug-in downloads area. AlamDV plug-ins aren't made anymore, and haven't been for many years, so if there isn't one there, one doesn't exist.

Also, this isn't a preset request, as presets are very different from AlamDv plug-ins, so I'm moving this to the Filmmaker's forum.

It seems to me like a stock shot of the ship would be a better option for you, unless you are actually doing this in AlamDV? Or perhaps see if someone is inclined to generously donate their time to model, light, animate, texture, and render the clip for you, in which case you may be able to get it to match your scene more accurately.
Posted: Wed, 1st Dec 2010, 12:53pm

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Azulon'sAssassin

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Or if you have a greenscreen, just film a toy or model moving in front of that.
Posted: Tue, 4th Jan 2011, 2:07pm

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callagan

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It's also possible to mix techniques. New and old!
Buy a plastic model of the ship and film it with a green screen behind.
The chromakey function will do the rest.
But, of course, it is not easy to have smooth movements with a camcorder turning around the ship if it moves.
Posted: Tue, 4th Jan 2011, 6:02pm

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Axeman

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If you are filming on front of a greenscreen, the camera doesn't actually have to move. You can rotate the model to make it appear as if the camera is orbiting it, and as long as your background moves appropriately, it should work just fine.