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Looking to start a Fan Film competition.

Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 6:55pm

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AlamDv as you all know is an awsome program that offers many fx from films that are tremendously popular. This site brings in a lot of movies some in which aren't all that great and some that are amazing to watch. I was thinking of setting up a council of judges, (me being one of them) along with four other people from the comminty. The competiton will feature fan films of any sort, that can be made with the fx [b]ONLY[/b] from AlamDV. This things are fair. Also the movie must have a running time of 10 minutes to qualify, this does not mean make a short movie and your credits 5 mins long. Judges will be allowed to participate in this competiton, but cannot vote for themselves meaning all other judges decide when it comes to their movie. These movies will not be judged only by the special fx, but also by the script and plot. Actors really do make a movie to along with props to create the atmosphere. So if you lack some props or costumes you'd better make up with something else. Everyone is welcome to join, now at the moment no "prize" has been thought of for the top three fan films but I was hoping to get some opionins from people who may be interested.

Thank-you and Goodnight....
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 7:11pm

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sounds good to me. I'd love to be a judge! biggrin
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 7:12pm

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sweet deal first come first served welcome aboard.
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ROCK! send me some more information via private message or email!
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 7:26pm

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Hey, good idea! biggrin

I wouldn't mind being a judge. I'd promise to be fair, impartial etc wink

I agree you should look at plot, acting and props as well - after all, aren't they that makes a film great and realistic?

I'll think about possible prizes and give you a shout if I come up with something.

Pleeeeaaaase let me know if I can be a judge.

I'd feel very important and it would be great for my ego wink
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 7:37pm

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Yeah sure, I'm trying to reserve spots for one of the creators of AlamDv. But welcome. If you guys have an msn pm your emails and we'll set up something sometime. Also I want to hear from people who want to make a movie our deadline is going to be set for the end of summer. We'll give and exact date later. Reason being the summer is prime time to film!

Thank-you and goodnight....
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 7:56pm

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Actually, if you want to, you needn't commit yourself to selecting judges now, just see what interest you have and select us from them!

I agree it would be good to have an AlamDV creator on the board. They'll be able to make a better decision on judging an Alam movie.
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 8:22pm

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Tarn is aboard our council now smile Still no one has respnded to this competition. Hope to here from some ppl!
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 8:24pm

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patience grasshopper. . .
give it time, a lot of the potential entrants are in school right now
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 8:31pm

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isn't it march break?
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 8:33pm

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where are you? in colleges here, spring break was the first week of march, and for high schools spring break isn't until the first week of April. . .
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 9:30pm

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Canada and it's march break right now lol. Well here and the I beileive the states 2...
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 9:32pm

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not here in Michigan, in Michigan, state wide, the break for college is first week of March, and break for High school and below is first week of April. I can't vouch for any of the other states, but I'm pretty sure it's the same. . .
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 9:32pm

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In Quebec it was the first week of march
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 9:35pm

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anyway, back on topic!
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 9:57pm

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I'm up for being a judge. This sounds great gpmovies. Let me know e-mail or as with Ice_Man, private message. I think a lot of good stuff will come out of this competition. I look forward to it.

Cheers
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 10:15pm

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I might be interested in submitting a filck.1. What would I need to do? Seeing as this would be the first time to showcase my talent on alam. I would want to make it good. 2. How much time do we have? What is the prize?(if it is not a good prize I might not be able to find the time to get off my LAZY butt and accually make a GOOD film lol ) 3. Will the credits account for any of the 10min. clip?(I would say it shouldn't) You said I can only use alam plug-ins. 4.What if I use some of the plug-ins I have made but am to lazy to post them?(or do they need to be listed on the site?)
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 10:50pm

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oh yeah, I think this will fit the criteria. You all shall lose!
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 10:56pm

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we'll see once a more detailed list of judging rules is released, from what I understood from gpmovies original post, alamdv effects only. . . the picture on the pharmacide website makes it look like the film will have lots of non-AlamDV effects in it. . .
Posted: Thu, 13th Mar 2003, 11:06pm

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Or so it seems.... twisted
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 12:36am

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ok to answer some questions...First off the movie must be a Fan Film it's our theme for this competition. You will have until the end of summer to cmplete your project and have it posted on the web and sent to us. The Judge council is looking for one more person. The credits will acount for time on the movie but if the credits are longer than your movie chances are you will lose. You can use plugins that you have made, as long as they were made using the AlamDv plugin maker. I think some people not like the fact that this is a Fan Film festival so we may change that. I would just prefer to see some good Star Wars Flicks wink. So far the judges include Ice-Man, Tarn, and myself. The last judge is going to be chosen in a few days. The way this competition is going to work is kind of like the reality show American Idol. You present us with your films, the judges go over them and each week will eliminate a few until we come down to our final 3. The final three are declared the winners in the ranking of first ,second and thrid. SInce this is about AlamDv. I have tried to talk to the AlamDv creators to see if maybe the winner could gain a large amount of force. This may seem feeble, but we're not going to send out cash smile. ANd just because I said Star wars above does not meen you have to make a Star Wars, it's whatever you like...Actaully I would really enjoy seeing some of the recent superhero movies done (ie Spiderman, Daredevil, Hulk, X-men) It's in your hands. Hell, do Power Rangers if that's what you like. Feel free to suggest prizes I was thinking free web space for some amount of time. Get back to me and i hope to hear from all of you.
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 1:14am

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Why don't we just ask cypher to have another scope fest? I'd think that'd be the better choice considering he's got a website to actually do stuff with.

And it'd be more organized.

And hopefully the 3 day period would be exteneded to a slightly longer period.
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 1:16am

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gpmovies is making a website for this
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 3:47am

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yeah we'd like to organise our own, I don't mind the work at all...actaully i'm looking forward to hosting the competition along with the other judges. All I can say is...if your interested join in, if not then stand by and Idol.
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 4:13am

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You said running time must be ten minutes. Do you mean a minimum of ten minutes, or ten exactly? How many entries per person? If I am the only entry, do I win by default? Good idea though. If you have extra space for a judge, lemme know. I'm pretty cynical, but for the better. I would have my critical behavior and sarcasm be on full alert, just to add a little spice to the films.

It makes me shudder to hear you say that the movies must include plot, and are judged on acting, costumes, and props. How could one possibly consider entering a movie without stressing on these elements? Without these the movies would be all alike! Quit focusing on FX! Keep filmmaking an art and a way of expression and good storytelling. Sorry, I had to get that out. Count me in.
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 5:33am

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If you still need a judge, count me in.................I'm pretty damn impartial. -Shon
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 5:59am

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Does it have to to be a dumb fan film?
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 6:10am

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To reply to the above the movie has to be a minmum of 10 minutes it can be an hour if you want...it's up to you...I don't suggest any longer than 30 mins tho. And you can only enter one movie, but your friends can enter movies you were in. And yes a lot of people have sent in movies to the Alamdv cinema that have good fx but no plot or structure to the movie. We're looking to be impressed all the way around and not just because your lightsaber was a nice shade of green. Well I'm going to sleep it's late.
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 6:14am

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o one last thing. I'll say no that it doesn't have to be a fan Film but I'd like to see them. Ei *cough *cough hint hint, some Star Wars and Superhero movies. I'd like to see what you guys can produce in those areas. If the movie your making appeals to our judges you'll get better results...it's fair to ask us what we like...I also accept cheques,briefcases loaded with money and the occaisonal large amount of liqour. Later guys I am REALLY TIRED.
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 3:54pm

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Ok, I received a Pm from Tarn saying that maybe 10 minutes for a good qauliity film may be too much. So what I'm going to declare is that a film of any length can be entered. So that means you can send in trailors, teasers, short films or full length if possible. Again no due date a yet to be specified and we will get back to you. Keep checking the AlamDv news for more info.
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 4:18pm

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ok, new news!!!!

The film entries must indeed, be ten minutes or longer.
To reflect that new change, the First Prize award will be $100 US.

second and third prize awards have not yet been determined
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 4:36pm

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100 bucks, not bad. Who's pocket is this coming from, or is there an entrance fee? Maybe I shouldn't have said that.
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 4:42pm

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as of right now, I'm the one financing the prize money.
An entry fee is not planned currently, and I don't think it ever will be.
Unless people think that 100 bucks isn't enough, then maybe we'll consider an entry fee. . . but $100 is all I'm willing to give, since I won't get a return out of this.
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Wow! Real money!

Thanks Ice Man, way to support the community!
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 7:14pm

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Urm,
hi

reading with interest as my ( shall i say alamdv film ) as it has at least 12 people from alamdv in it, will be out on the 1st of April so i guess i speak for the foks in the film when i say:
it has a plot
it is a fan film
it is longer than 10mins
it has alamdv fx
it has great actors ( including the alamdv people )

I would very much like to enter the competition and if I won I would ask the money be split and given to the guys from alamdv that acted in it.

thanks
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 9:07pm

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Question-Rendering 3d stuff in your movie would disqualify you, but rendering 3d stuff, and then putting it on your footage with alamdv won't?

Maybe you should limit the plug-ins to stuff that's only available on the site.
Posted: Fri, 14th Mar 2003, 10:18pm

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that's already been discussed. Only AlamDv plugins unless you have permission to use otherwise.
Posted: Sat, 15th Mar 2003, 1:15am

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sidewinder - thank you! the reason I'm doing it is because I, personally, feel that a little competition amongst filmmakers helps us to better ourselves. the alamdv forums are great for hashing things over and working the bugs out of projects, but it's quickly becoming not a forum for serious filmmakers, but any old joe who feels they need to run around in their backyard with a stick and then paint a lightsaber over it. now don't get me wrong, I'm sure they had a helluva good time doin' it, and I'm not trying to say that we should ban simple clips like that from the alam cinema ('cause sometimes we just need a good laugh smile ), but every now and then we all need to flex our creative muscles, and actually spend some time on a well planned short film. that's why I'm willing to finance the first prize award. I think it's somewhat more of an incentive for good filmmaking than having your film in the alam top ten would be.

just my perspective
Posted: Sat, 15th Mar 2003, 1:21am

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just a few basics on the contest, sort of like a re-cap :
- film must be ten minutes in length, or longer
- film will be judged on acting, plot, and use of effects (AlamdDV effects only)
- entry deadline will sometime around the end of summer
- first prize for the contest will be the sum of $100 US; second and third prizes are yet to be determined


we will keep everyone posted as more of the details have been determined

thanks,
Ice_Man
Posted: Sat, 15th Mar 2003, 7:14am

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Ok, i have made effects for the stargate film, but have not got time to submit them here yet and right up until the film is finished i am constently making plugins.
So some you would have seen on here and others are not yet.

Am I only allowed to use the plugins that are on alamdv at this point, because by the time you guys come to judge my plugins would have been submitted
Posted: Sat, 15th Mar 2003, 12:40pm

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just like to say thank u to iceman for being such a generous member of the community...he alway seems to be hosting films for people (he hosted a 3d animation that I mentioned, so I could download it!) cool now he's selflessly encouraging us to be more creative with our filmmaking and AlamDV, and to set higher standards in our films.

I agree with his comments: I like a lot of the films in the Alam cinema but the plots are sometimes flimsy. I know that we are technically amateurs but we can show the pros that we're just as good as them, and the only way of doing that is coming up with original scenarios that grab the audiences interest, and execute them with a flourish. The scenarios, not the audience, stoopid. And whats wrong with that idealism. We've got the tools, why not exploit them? He puts Spielberg, Lucas etc to shame.
Posted: Sat, 15th Mar 2003, 9:36pm

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Well it seems many people are interested, we've had 40 responses so let the reels roll and the competition begin!
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So would alamdv effects only mean we couldn't even use greenscreens and so on?
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yes you can...
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to what extent can we use other programs? obviously, editing progs are a given, but what about 3d progs for 3d sets, and rotoscoping programs? Also, I wanted to add lens flare, but the lens flare in AlamDV are inadequate...I have another prog that can do it better, can I use it, or no?Just to clarify really...I don't want to make a film and then get it turned down cos it doesn't meet requirements!
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Dude just put the flare in - no would would even notice.
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yeah, u're right, silly me! lol

Um, but I actually was wrong to say lens flair is inadequate in Alam. I had another go & found that I could change it by moving & resizing the quad, like the other plugins. again, silly me.

But another prog I'd like to use is Terragen, is this ruled out by the compo?

Mel
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Mellifluous i'm waiting for your answer aswell.
eg: I have a 3D stargate, but i used the alamdv plugin power up.

and i have a space ship, and i used the alpha shadow alamdv plugin
all showing off what alamdv can do but with other software used.
( yes i spend much time adding shadows in this one. rolleyes )

any answers would help
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the rule : Alamdv only, but if you use any other software, it's ok wink
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The rules to this competition should be up on the new forum. I have sent him all the rules so hopefully they will be up sometime soon.
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ok so far nothing has been posted and I've had no contact with Tarn so I'll direct you to a web site which will be up in a week.
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A fanfilm competition? All right! Just what I've been waiting for. (having read above, thanx Iceman for contributing. You have proven once again how kewl you really are. And thanx gpmovies for coming up with it!)

I have a movie that will definitely qualify, unless it is too long (40 min). I know that I only used AlamDV cuz I'm too inept to use other programs so far.

I have a suggestion for the declaration of winners. I think that, yes, you should have the top three, and give the top movie the cash prize. But you should also do it like atomfilms, which has the top film for different categories. Like, the best documentary, the best comedy, the best mockumentary, and so on. You could also hold awards for the individual actors, like the oscars.

Just suggestions.
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like the idea for the actors getting some recognition. +1

step up all the alamdv folk in the new stargate film, this could be your lucky day eek
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those are some pretty good ideas, and I'm sure they'll be taken into consideration

I'm only willing to contribute the prize money for the 'Best in Show' award, the top winning movie. . . all the subcategories (best comedy, best documentary, etc., etc,. .) will have to settle for prestige, rather than monetary prizes

unless some more people are willing to put up prize money. . . actually, if we can do that, find more financiers to front money for sub categories, then I might be persuaded into upping the grand prize money. how much would have to be determined later, once we find out how many other people are willing to 'chip in'
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What if you say that you must have at least a certain number of Alam Fx because this still leaves the door open for effects which can't be done in AlamDv (3D rendering etc.)
Also, do you have to use real actors or could you use something like poser and then you could have catagories such as Best animated film, Best action film, Best comedy etc which the judging panel would vote on and then take the top film from each catagory and have community members vote. Then the film with the most member votes wins the one with the second most votes comes second and so on. You could switch this around so that the members vote for the best in each catagory and the panel chose the overall winner.

Good luck to anyone entering.

Rawree

P.S I think that the 'Oscars' idea is a good one.
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now I think some of you are trying to over-inflate this competition. . .

Alam effects only, no categories like 'best animated' and whatnot
the reasoning for this, is to level the playing field, so to speak. not everyone has computer ainmation software, and those that do. . . well, let's just say that it's doubtful that milkshape or blender could hold up to 3ds max or maya. if we limit the effects to those done in AlamDV, then everyone is more on the same level

just to clarify, the movies will be judged only by a preselected panel of judges, no member voting, as we have found that is too easy to cheat on, and when money's on the line, we're taking no chances.
also, we won't be judging based on 'effort'. just had to get that off my chest. . . . . .

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Posted: Mon, 24th Mar 2003, 5:43am

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When is it going to be due?
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the competition date is loosely set for the end of summer, sometime in August, I think.
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Ok I just got back from a trip so here's the scoop

-Films must be 10 minutes or more in length
-Must have a poster for your movie
- ALamDv Fx only unless you have permission
- First prize $100 American
- Second Prize Free web space for 3 months
- Thrid Prize Free web space for 1 month

The way this competition works is exactly like American Idol Each week a movie will be voted off and then the judges will make comments on the voted off movies so that you can improve on some things. Also there will be a poll available for you the viewers to vote. This poll will not be tolled to come up with a winner but may help one of the judges make a decision. The poll will also be posted and updated everytime someone votes this way you can see how your or one of your friends movie are doing. The poll will also be I.P locked meaning you can only vote once...so go ahead and try to vote more than once...you'll just waste your time. The Due dates of the Films is August 1st. Second and Third prizes may vary over the next few weeks so keep up to date on our web site that will be posted by this Sunday...time pending. At the latest it will be up by the 5th of April. Looking forward to hearing from you. If your movie or your add poster is ready send it to killer_corey50@hotmail.com so it can be posted on the site. Even if your movie is not complete send your posters in. You can also send me trailors as long as there under 2 mins. Make sure there is a direct link to the trailor if your sending one. Thanks-and I hope to recieve the posters and trailors. wink
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That sound way to complicated.

You should just do this:

'A short film making a journey interesting'.

That'd be cool. smile
Posted: Tue, 25th Mar 2003, 12:37am

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That sound perfect biggrin
And I tottaly agree with Alamdv Fx only. You can be sure "Worst Case Scenario II" will be in the festival smile

Here's a quick poster I made (more to come)


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Posted: Wed, 26th Mar 2003, 6:24pm

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Heh, kinda ironic but to get a prize (such as second which gives webspace) i will need to find some webspace. I'm sure I will, but I'm not worrying about that until I have the movie finished (a few days, actually)
Posted: Sat, 29th Mar 2003, 2:46am

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I suggest a entry fee of 5 usd. It would make for a bigger jackpot and it would eliminate the entries that are not very serious.
Posted: Sat, 29th Mar 2003, 4:23am

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Alright...

We have already filmed our entry. I'd ask that you guys don't go totally changing the rules around on us... razz

So when can we start submitting? Since our movie will have very few complicated effects, it should be done very soon.

Here's what I recommend: The judges choose the top three films. No subcategory stuff, unless it's done for fun, like recognitions for best acting, sound, mistake, etc..
Posted: Sat, 29th Mar 2003, 9:29pm

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that's how we are judging it...no rules are changing
Posted: Sat, 29th Mar 2003, 9:58pm

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Well, since our movie is SO going to win, here's the splash (ALSO KNOWN AS A POSTER) for it, suckaz.



biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin
Posted: Mon, 31st Mar 2003, 5:31am

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i've got a couple of projects in mind, so i may have one done by summers end...any other rules set out yet?(besides deadline and length?)if ya post some rules/ slash guidelines it may draw more ppl...also how about an entry process?but otherwise ...sounds great:D
Posted: Mon, 31st Mar 2003, 5:33am

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doh perhaps i should read all pages b4 i post .... redface
Posted: Mon, 31st Mar 2003, 5:34am

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we'll forgive you just this once,

after all, we're only human smile
Posted: Mon, 31st Mar 2003, 5:48am

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Effects only from ALAMDV, does that mean no "blue/green screen, CG, Bullet time etc." Or just no other special effects progs? For example would the morphing in my signature pic be legal? I hope since most of the good movies in the cinema include at least a little of the former.
Posted: Mon, 31st Mar 2003, 5:59am

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only use special effects from AlamDV

the use of programs such as 3ds max, anim8tor, maya, blender, cinema4d, poser, lightwave, and bryce will pe prohibited unless by special appointment. if you get in touch with any one of the judges with a specific non-alamdv effect in mind, we may give you permission to include it.

compositing via Adobe After Effects or other similar programs is acceptable, provided the environment you're using is not made with one of the afore-mentioned programs. i.e., no digital environments.

bullet time effects are allowed as long as they were achieved using alamdv in conjunction with your standard NLE (editing program)


again, I'd like to re-iterate that these rules were chosen to make things more fair for everyone. we realize that not everyone has expensive 3d animation programs, and that not everyone has experience with 3d animation. thus the alam only rule. everyone here (that will be entering a video) has experience with Alamdv effects.
by only allowing the use of programs that everyone is familiar with, we allow newcomers as much of an opportunity as seasoned veterans.
Posted: Mon, 31st Mar 2003, 6:11am

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oh,

You'll need to count my film out.
sad

i have bryce battle scenes using alamdv to the limit, but it does have bryce.

to be honest i think that someone would have a hard job making a long film like you ask just using alamdv
my film comes in at 36mins and would make alamdv proud as 80% is alamdv fx.

i wish who ever enters the comp the best of luck
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Ok one last concern, the 10 minute minimum that is going to either be a pretty big file or highly compressed leaving the quality poor. I personally have a 5 MB limit on uploading files to my website. I would have to split it into 5 MB portions. Then you would have to reassemble is that some thing you are willing to do or can I possibly send you a CDR or DVD to avoid this issue? Also if we do avoid this issue with the disc, how would the community see the movie I sent you?
Posted: Mon, 31st Mar 2003, 6:46am

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sending cds or dvds will be acceptable
you have around 3 months before you need to worry about this, but we can work with you on how best to view your film
whether it's splitting the film into pieces that can be recombined, or 'borrowing' webspace temporarily to upload your film

of course compression is going to be an issue, but the judges will have to get together to talk about how we can resolve that

like I said, you have 3 months or so, I wouldn't sweat stuff like that right now.
Posted: Mon, 31st Mar 2003, 6:59am

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Cool thanks Ice man I was just curious I have plenty of web space and can easily get more, but the damn 5 MB upload limit is a pain I have had problems with my home videos of my son for my family to veiw, having to compress them to under 5mb. I am trying to find away around it. But in the mean time. The good news is I was already working on my first scripted project which was planned to be about 6 1/2 minutes, and is intended as a showcase of ALAMDV effects. I should easily be able to modify the plan to fit the rules of this contest.
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I submit my Stargate Breakdown Movie,

if it fails to get entered because of the other software used, i'd like to wish the rest best of luck with your alamdv fx film.

if I do win, please split and send the money to
er-no, curran, davlin, vega70, greyo, and spike.
Posted: Sat, 5th Apr 2003, 12:51am

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Twisted Studios submits:

Pharmacide

http://www.scope-entertainment.com/~twistedstudios/pharmacide/

Happy viewing! We'll be submitting it in the alamdv cinema as well.
Posted: Sun, 6th Apr 2003, 4:12pm

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there better be one of these contest when i finish my film unsure

hey now there is an idea why dont you make this an annual event lol
Posted: Sun, 6th Apr 2003, 6:53pm

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Ok guys,

it's been awhile since you've heard from me...I've recently just landed and job and lost my uncle who I was very close with so I've been busy. I will be busy for the next 2 weeks...so the web site and all the details neone will need to know will be posted on the site. So check it out in 2 weeks. thanks for your patience!
Posted: Sun, 6th Apr 2003, 7:30pm

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sidewinder wrote:

Twisted Studios submits:

Pharmacide

http://www.scope-entertainment.com/~twistedstudios/pharmacide/

Happy viewing! We'll be submitting it in the alamdv cinema as well.
It won't download all the way unsure
Posted: Sun, 6th Apr 2003, 7:36pm

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Pharmacide dld for me alright, & I'm dial up.

GP Movies, don't worry about the delay. Human life is far more important than movies & I feel for you for your loss.

Mel
Posted: Sun, 6th Apr 2003, 10:17pm

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I noticed that Twisted Studios uses a program other then alam to distort the color. Will this be allowed? I need to know because I am working on my script right now and would like to use a effect kind of like that.
Posted: Sun, 6th Apr 2003, 10:21pm

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Our editing app., Final Cut Pro. Does using that count as another program? razz
Posted: Sun, 6th Apr 2003, 10:38pm

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yeah as long as it's not too noticble
Posted: Mon, 7th Apr 2003, 12:13am

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good
Posted: Mon, 7th Apr 2003, 2:48am

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I don't expect to win, seeing as how this was my first attempt at a movie and I have learned to use more lighting and speak louder, but I'll submit it anyway. Here is the poster.

Last edited Mon, 7th Apr 2003, 9:47pm; edited 1 times in total.

Posted: Mon, 7th Apr 2003, 5:04am

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that's a beautiful little red x, but it doesn't tell us anything about your movie razz
Posted: Mon, 7th Apr 2003, 9:11pm

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hmm...that's odd. the picture was up before. Let me go check and see what's the problem.
Posted: Mon, 7th Apr 2003, 9:14pm

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The picture is working for me now when i right click ->show picture. one time required me to do that twice before it showed up, but i refreshed and it only took once.
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Geocities doesn't relink, you have to write the address in the address bar if you want to see the pic.
Posted: Mon, 7th Apr 2003, 10:05pm

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geocities.com/lespoisson87/star_wars_2_box.jpg
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Ice_Man wrote:

that's a beautiful little red x, but it doesn't tell us anything about your movie razz
You have also got a nice little red X on your sig pic wink
Posted: Tue, 8th Apr 2003, 2:16am

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I set up a sig pic? I didn't know that.
Posted: Tue, 8th Apr 2003, 2:18am

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Nevermind, I'm stupid.
Posted: Tue, 8th Apr 2003, 2:31am

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But since you got me thinking of it, I decided to add one.
Posted: Tue, 8th Apr 2003, 4:03pm

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You also didn't know you can edit your posts wink
Posted: Tue, 8th Apr 2003, 6:28pm

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Well, I did, I just chose not to for some reason that is beyond me.
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hi

got some bad news and some good

the bad:

my stargate film " Breakdown" is not allowed to be entered cry

the good news is:

You all have a chance to win now. smile

good luck everyone wink

who knows, i might just finish my next film in time eek
Posted: Mon, 7th Jul 2003, 4:53am

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Hey,

Is this compettion still on? I hope so biggrin
The website is still not online http://www.ozfest.xs3.com/ sad


WCS2 will be release the 10th!

Cya
Bob Page
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i became very busy at one point and was unable to post the site...I only had about 3 people sign up...S if people email me @ killer_corey50@hotmail.com i can arrange things...
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Count me movie in

http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/bob-page/Film/wcsii.avi
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i would be thrilled to put a fanfilm up here! i have never posted anything on the internet, i need to find a place where i can. The only problem for me is that I just moved to Arkansas (it's as bad as they say it is) so the only to actors available are my brother and myself. also, i just sent my camera in for repairs and it won't be back for two weeks, so could you extend the deadline? I have been trying to put together a Matrix or Terminator fanfilm, and trying to make it insightfull. Alas, my camera broke and i moved, pretty much at the same time. So, I'll see what I can do!
thanx
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*SCREAMS EVERY CURSE WORD KNOWN TO MAN* I'm an idiot, i didn't read the earlier posts, i had no idea this had been going on so long. sorry, oh master, i am not worthy! forget it. next time i should read up more, eh?