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jedi saber fight training

Posted: Thu, 5th Jun 2003, 9:29pm

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darth_paul_goku

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This movie is 2 young jedi who are training for the real thing. This training happened 12 years before the fight in Sith Formers 1!
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Posted: Thu, 5th Jun 2003, 10:12pm

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Aculag

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Rating: +1

*Sigh* You really need to stop doing little short movies like this! You claim to have all these ideas and such, but all we ever see out of you are crappy (no offense) test clips. Post these clips on one of your numerous websites, and work on something that's at least 5 minutes long, eh? With some sort of plot. I'm interested to see what you're capable of, other than stuff like this.
Posted: Thu, 5th Jun 2003, 10:38pm

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El-Mariachi

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Hate to say it but he does have a point. Its a fairly basic fight sequence. I also think you could have made it a bit better by blurring the light sabers as they are swung, give them a feeling of motion...
Posted: Thu, 5th Jun 2003, 10:41pm

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*zips mouth*
Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 1:28am

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Rating: +2

I still don't get the "I can't stand these types of clips" replies evil

Yes, this is not a professionalish movie, this is not a professional forum or Cinema either.

People cannot learn how to use their cameras and software with out testing it out. Reguardless of what your feelings are THE AUTHOR of the clip is proud of it or he/she would not have posted it. Giving suggestions is ok. But in my opinion BLASTING new guys for their efforts is more unprofessional than the movies you gripe about unsure

This is not a "short film" cinema. It is a showcase for people to display their ALAMDV enhanced movies.

Maybe I am a softy but I am sick of the "not another one of these" comments.

Thank you, that is all, have a nice day biggrin

To the creator(s) of this clip, keep playing with the stuff you can and will get better biggrin

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Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 1:47am

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ada1989

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YeaH !!!!! biggrin
Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 2:44am

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Aculag

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Hey now, I'm not saying anything mean about it. It's definitely an improvement over the first movie he submitted. However, I (and I know I'm not alone on this) just don't think it's quite necessary to put up little clips like these. But hey, no one's stopping you! I just don't have to rate it. And maybe someone someday will post another test like "The Test" and it'll blow everyone away. Until then... let me sleep on it.
Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 3:10am

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ragnar

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Aculag,

Your charge of this test clip having no plot is rather shallow considering four of your own five posts have no plot at all. And your complaint that this test was not very long...well, all but one of your posts are under 2 minutes. There are constructive ways to let people know that you did not like their work, so far I haven't seen that from you. I'm sure that you believe you critques are just 'harsh honesty' but I see them as just being counter-productive. True, this test isn't going to set the world on fire but don't let your personal frustrations spill over into how you critique others' works. A lot of what the younger kids do here is pure fantasy, for fun's sake. Criticizing can make you feel powerful but try to do it without being so sarcastic. That's unprofessional, and I think it is a professional you would like to be regarded as.
Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 7:50am

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darth_paul_goku

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I cant say that i am getting worse... as some of you said, this is better than the first one i posted. I am happy to read any comments you want to say about this movie wink Please keep em rolling in
Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 7:51am

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anonymous

Aculag, you have over a thousand posts, all within about a year. I searched around, can't figure out if you are for real, or if you just talk too much.
Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 9:13am

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Mellifluous

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Apart from plot, my other criticism is the actors keep on looking up at the camera, which itself seems like on acid most of the time. Try using a tripod, if you have one available.
Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 1:05pm

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AndrewtheActorMan

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Make a movie of "the real thing"....lol. not a 36 second training thingy.
Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 1:17pm

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Mellifluous wrote:

Apart from plot, my other criticism is the actors keep on looking up at the camera, which itself seems like on acid most of the time. Try using a tripod, if you have one available.
I think he was going for the 'The Jedi's dont know I am here' camera angle.
Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 7:09pm

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Kyeju

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That was some of the most god awful sound editing and rotoscoping I have ever seen in my life. Your choregraphy makes Luke look like a pro. This deserves a 0 for the 0 effort put into it.
Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 8:21pm

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Ice_Man

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did anyone else have flashbacks to this?
Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 8:40pm

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Hitokiri Barious

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I agree with pretty much everyone else redface

I suggest trying to make a story with what you have. I remeber trying to just shoot things and hoped they looked cool, and look what happened! tard (Fireball Extraveganza, Death to Techno)

Try working with storyboards and making scripts for you're movies. I'm working with them and I got good results! Plus it's better to be orginized cool

Keep trying, you have the potential to make great stuff! Keep trying!!!! wink
Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 9:11pm

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Aculag

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This is hilarious. Lately people have been saying "aculag, you said this" or "aculag, you said that" but it seems like everyone agrees with me! Why is it me that you've pointed your posts at? Whatever, I stand by what I said about all of darth_paul's movies, even if it might sound hippocritical. I'd like to see plot in a lot of movies, and almost all the movies I've made that have a plot, they don't use alam for effects so they're not online. I think everyone should have some sort of plot in their movies, even if it's just a test.
Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 9:38pm

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When can we expect the next cinema submission by you?

I think I am ill that date.
Posted: Fri, 6th Jun 2003, 9:40pm

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Ice_Man

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*sniggers



razz wink
Posted: Mon, 9th Jun 2003, 1:41pm

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You know why this kind of clip sucks?? Cause there are a million like them in the archive! Why post yet another one? He wanted feedback? Why didn't he post it in the forum for people to see there, rather than clogging up the Cinema with more of the same?

Sorry, but I think some people are being too nice. And I hope that the new website sorts these kind of clips into a category of their own. unsure

If he wants to really learn, he'll go through the archive to see the other extremely similar clips and read those posts for ideas/answers. Remember the, "search the forum before posting" rule? I think it counts for the cinema in this "learning" case.
Again, if he seriously wants to learn, he'll research the other 'tests' before doing his own and posting them. Therefore he'll get better even quicker. wink

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Posted: Thu, 12th Jun 2003, 6:01pm

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Superman.o2-o3

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I'm sorry, but this was bad.
Did you just dance around and then say, "hey lets put some light sabers on there, then it would be cool!" The camera was really bad too.
Isn't it embarassing to post something like this?
sorry boys, I gave it a 1 star rating.

::sighs:: your time will come, just keep working at it. If you give up, you'll never know what you could have done. wink
Next time try and spend more time on it and really make people wonder how you did it. smile Camera angles are an art work, if you don't know how to use them, you can really screw up the secene. tard


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Posted: Thu, 12th Jun 2003, 7:22pm

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anonymous

your movie sucked! how could someone give your movie a 5 star? eek if you didn't dance around like you were afraid of the Big Bad Stick Thingy, it might have been a tiny bit better. how much experience did you say your camera man had? confused i didn't see any experience whatsoever. i'm sorry but your movie gets a big fat ZERO. rolleyes

sincerely,
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