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Stand-Off Trailer

Posted: Mon, 7th Jul 2003, 11:43am

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Riese

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This is the trailer to my upcoming movie Stand-off. I did not want to put a trailer up but, I am waiting on one of my actors to come back from europe so I can finish. The movie should be done july 31st. Hope you enjoy
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Posted: Mon, 7th Jul 2003, 1:59pm

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very cool, the blood at the end were it comes out of his head took away from the cool and real feel. I gave it a 4 for awesome music, looks like a decent story and good action. looking forward to the full movie.
Posted: Mon, 7th Jul 2003, 2:17pm

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I have been really struggling with the blood issue with this film. There is a need for some in certain points in the film, but I dont like the look of the digital effects. Plus when you are woking on a zero budget and you are already 400 dollars over that budget. It's tough to get the stuff you need for a realistic blood look. I guess that is the price you pay for being a Amature film maker. BUt thanks for the revue

Riese
Posted: Mon, 7th Jul 2003, 3:14pm

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Phage

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Nicely done, the only thing that did not like was the tittles. As for blood hit any of your friends own paintball guns? buy some red paint and load it up put a pad were your going to hit the guy and it looks nice almost as nice as a solenoid.
Posted: Mon, 7th Jul 2003, 8:33pm

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MATT PUGH

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COACH this is shaping up to be a true work of art from the mind of a genius can't wait for the big day. JULY 30th!!!
Posted: Mon, 7th Jul 2003, 11:06pm

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There are some very nice shots in this one... Looked like good lighting and a believable cast. Very nice.

I thought the shots seemed very static though. I think - to look more like action - tighter editing would be needed or more movement in the shot. And I didn't really like the titles at the beginnng. They were very simple and amateurish looking compared to the rest what was to come.


Looking forward to see this!
Posted: Mon, 7th Jul 2003, 11:32pm

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Two Gunned Saint

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I see all these comments then I notice that apparently it's only 1 second long. ???????????. Wha???
Posted: Mon, 7th Jul 2003, 11:33pm

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That's a mistake. I've noticed that there are quite a few length errors latley. I'm not sure if thats a user input error, or if that's a bug with the system. crazy
Posted: Mon, 7th Jul 2003, 11:42pm

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Riese

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Sollthar

Those arnt the titles that I am using for the actual film. I just through those together useing the premiere titler. The titles for the film are done in after effects with a little more style.

Also with the filming. I probably have to admit. That the filming was alot of set shots, on a tripod and then changing angles for different parts of the film. This is my first attempt at a film. I ussually am doing videos for sports teams. Those types of films are alot of 1: luck getting that great catch and or run. 2: Being in the right possition to get that great catch and run. But all are set shots. Now that I am almost done with the film did I realize that I kinda fell back on my roots of filming. But you live and learn. I also learned alot about filming dialog. But thats a conversation for another day.

Two_Gun

Yea it is a error on the part of the web site. I did put in a length. but it did not show up.

Thanks for the revues guys

Riese
Posted: Mon, 7th Jul 2003, 11:43pm

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Two Gunned Saint

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Yeah it'll take near an hour to download this "one second" film. I'm just sat here thinking "this better be the best damn second of my life" smile
Posted: Tue, 8th Jul 2003, 12:42am

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Argh, sorry but I really wished you hadn't have used my favorite film soundtrack with the trailer, it just didn't go well with the fact I was humming the rest of the tune and not concentrating on the trailer too well!

Apart from that, some nice shots and good trailer typical editing, just change the music and have some gun sfx in there! smile
Posted: Tue, 8th Jul 2003, 2:28am

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Awesome job dude I gave it a 5!
Posted: Tue, 8th Jul 2003, 2:38am

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Riese

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Er-no

I dont know weather to say thank you for the compliment on the music I selected, or ask if the music over powered the trailer. That is one of my favorite songs for films. I have used it in two highlight films that I have produced and each time I use it in a different way. The song just has that kick ass build up to it that makes it a awsome piece of music.
Also there are plenty of sound effects in the film. I was running up to 20 sound layers in premiere, when I was doing the gun battles.

VideoManiac

Thanks, I hope you feel the same way when the film is released.

Two_Gun

I hope it was worth the hour. You may want to look into broadband smile

Matt

Thanks man. We need to get together and do the matrix movie for the school before school starts. Email me.

Also if anyone lives in the Las Vegas area and would like to be in the matrix parody that Matt and I are going to do for our high school this year PM me.

Riese
Posted: Tue, 8th Jul 2003, 7:40am

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ZikoSuave

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hell yeah man, this was awesome. i cant wait to see this.

i can tell you guys played splinter cell/counter strike a few times heh.
Posted: Tue, 8th Jul 2003, 12:42pm

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Riese wrote:

Er-no

I dont know weather to say thank you for the compliment on the music I selected, or ask if the music over powered the trailer. That is one of my favorite songs for films. I have used it in two highlight films that I have produced and each time I use it in a different way. The song just has that kick ass build up to it that makes it a awsome piece of music.
Also there are plenty of sound effects in the film. I was running up to 20 sound layers in premiere, when I was doing the gun battles.


Riese
Yes, but your trailer cannot even begin to capture the sheer excellence of the seven minute piece of music, I know it builds up and I know it just amounts to something which only really sees in my eyes to remind me of LOTR. You can take the music out of a film, but the film still remains in peoples memories. Good luck with the film!
Posted: Tue, 8th Jul 2003, 1:01pm

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Two Gunned Saint

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That was definately worth the hour download time. 5 stars. It looks a little like a film that me and my mates have been talking about making too. (when I say it looks a little like it, we haven't written, storyboarded or shot anything yet, but that's how I imagine it.)

Great stuff though, everything worked really well except the lack of camera movement, those images coupled with that sound really worked, building up creating a real sense of drama and stuff, it's just I kept expecting the camera to move to make it even better, but it rarely did.
Posted: Tue, 8th Jul 2003, 3:34pm

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this looks sweet! I can't wait to see the whole thing. I gave you 5 because i love the music and the feel it gave me for what is coming in the full length film. I agree with some of the comments about the blood effects but what can you do? the paint ball is not a bad idea but how do you do a head shot?
also that guy who does the gun kick... he looks bad a$$. you should use him in all your films.

good luck and i will keep in touch. biggrin
Posted: Tue, 8th Jul 2003, 9:08pm

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Riese

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Ziko

I am a computer teacher at my high school. My lab has 20 computers. I have CS on all of the PC's. Teachers come in during my off season and we play for about 1 hour each day to just unwined from the day. I also teach a A+/Cisco Class and I allow the students to play every Friday. So Yea we play.

Two_GUn

This is really an easy plot to think out, it just get difficult with props and costumes. I tried really hard to make my CT and Terrorist to look semi professional. With the bullet proof vests and the thigh holsters, and the guns. Which are all air soft. So the look came out pretty well. You should run with it, I would love to see how you would interpret it on to film.
The Camera is sometihing that I am working on. Got to get out of the set shot mentality

Kannondhale

I am forwarding this to Clark, the Bad A@@. He will get a kick out of it. Actually all the actors that had speaking roles were teachers. They took it seriously, partly becuase they did not want to look bad on film. But Clark was really good.

Everyone else

THanks for the great feedback.
Posted: Wed, 9th Jul 2003, 12:31am

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ZikoSuave

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heh, we should play sometime even though i just gave up CS.


Can i ask you where you got all your guns and vests? i was really impressed by how professional you made everything look.

Also, dont worry about lack of camera movement, a lot of your angles were nice. THe one in the library or whatever with the metal detectors was very nice and gave me a sort of security camera style view.

keep it up.
Posted: Wed, 9th Jul 2003, 1:07am

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viper42

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Looks really cool can't wait to see the whole thing and were did you get those props cool
Posted: Wed, 9th Jul 2003, 7:42pm

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Riese

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Majority of the props as far as the guns and hoslers were bought on Ebay. I would have had more AK's for the terrorist but I had one buyer jip me and not send my stuff. The vests were made for me buy our sewing class at school. I had them made with pockets on the inside to stuff with foam for the bullet proof vest look.
Posted: Fri, 11th Jul 2003, 6:22pm

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anonymous

That was cool, Where did you get the music from?
Posted: Fri, 11th Jul 2003, 11:44pm

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Riese

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THe music is from the lord of the Rings "the Two Towers" Sound Track. The title is Reqium to a Dream
Posted: Sat, 12th Jul 2003, 11:15am

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anonymous

You da man!
Posted: Sun, 13th Jul 2003, 7:14pm

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Cool. some of the shots really reminds me of my upcommin movie "No reason" anyway, pretty nice edited, good work
Posted: Thu, 21st Aug 2003, 12:05pm

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I have too agree, the costumes and props were impressive! Camera work was solid. You planned well and it shows, can't wait for the movie.

Good job! I likes, I likes it alot!
Posted: Thu, 21st Aug 2003, 12:45pm

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This was very good!

A few handheld shot to increase tension would've been great but it's a minor detail.

Shot with helicopters at the beginning was impressive.

Scene with the journalist seemed well staged.

Impressive ensemble cast. Must've been hard to direct. Any comments on that? I could use some pointers myself.

Some muzzle flashes were wrong - too small for the gun I felt.

The blood was mentionned.

Other than that it looked very believable. The trailer has a good sense of tension, althugh the editing could've been tighter in places.

I enjoyed this tremendously.
Posted: Wed, 26th Nov 2003, 3:57pm

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arghhhh!! watch more films people!! that piece of music is sensational, but it is NOT from LOTR. Its from an absolute masterpiece by Darron Aronofsy called "Requiem for A Dream" one of the most criminaly overlooked films. it was written for it and is its theme tune, using it to great effect. please watch this film, you will not be dissapointed!!! ( sorry! i need people to see this film to understand, and nobosy i speak to has seen it) i agree with solthar's comments on this trailer. the film could be sweet, and although i am interested in the story it sets up, the trailer could have captured action better, especially when used with that piece of music ( summer overture of the requiem for a dream soundtrack) sorry for my rant!