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T Rex running at camera

Posted: Mon, 14th Oct 2002, 3:41am

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rmendoza

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Would anyone be willing to produce an animated T-Rex running
straight at a camera?

A full head to toe shot.
A plugin that is loopable would be great.
And perhaps 30 seconds long before it loops.

The more hi res the better.

Thanks to those who would attempt this.
Posted: Mon, 14th Oct 2002, 6:30am

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b4uask30male

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hi

30 secounds...... ( the last trex i made was 168 frames long ) about 7-8 secounds ( depending on what frame rate you use ) and that took up the maxium upload limit that alamdv has. ( it was hi res )

The problem with the plugin's i make such as raptor walkin on the spot or a t-rex walking fowards is that the film maker needs to film the scene first with the plugin already in his mind.

The t-rex walking forwards can't just be added to a scene, it needs to be shot first then added. ( you could tween them but it looked better if you was walking back with the camera then add the trex without tweening.
But i'm sure you know that.

I will add it to my list.

sorry for boring anyone. cry
Posted: Mon, 14th Oct 2002, 7:37am

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Andreas

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what about the chroma thing u talked about. that guy prolly have some key out program. i think it would be easier to key that out and handle it in some other more advanded program then alamdv (not to be rude) biggrin
Posted: Mon, 14th Oct 2002, 10:29am

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b4uask30male

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good point andreas, +1
but i think i'll do it as a plugin, i get a lot of dinosaur requests, so this way it should help everyone.
Posted: Mon, 14th Oct 2002, 1:17pm

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rmendoza

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Thanks for your replies.

Actually, on occasion, I take the images from the plugin's vc1 folder
and use another program to create a movie from all the sequenced
images. I usally export to NTSC-DV format

I do chroma key, if needed, then I layer the newly made movie
according to my needs.

Not to sound selfish. If b4uask30make could make two versions
of this request, this would be great. Say you make one huge
animation which could be uploaded to my server via FTP and
another version which would benefit the ALAM DV community.


I understand having the plugin in my mind while first filming the scene.

The T-Rex I have in mind is this:
T-Rex running after someone but never catches the person.
So, the T-Rex always remains the same distance from the person.
At some point, I will scale the T-Rex forward to look like the T-Rex
is actually gaining on the actor.

Thanks much. Especially if you've read this far. confused
Posted: Mon, 14th Oct 2002, 1:58pm

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b4uask30male

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Hi

sorry just read this, but i have already uploaded it to alamdv

when you get it, let me know if it's ok or if you want it changed then i'll ftp the next one.
Posted: Mon, 14th Oct 2002, 2:31pm

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rmendoza

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To b4uask30male:
Thanks so much for the quick upload!

I look forward to the plugin as soon as it is posted.

Your efforts alone are much appreciated.