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Posted: Mon, 25th Aug 2003, 3:12am

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Stepladder

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In the first part of the "Unritten Rule" Trilogy, 2 friends argue over who rides "shotgun" in this amusing spin on the Star Wars mythos, bringing Jedi Knights into the present day and teaching us that the line between the light and dark sides of the force are far more blurred than we thought.

Part 1 of a trilogy.

Produced by Stepladder (no website yet) and Presented by LANwars (www.lanwars.org).
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Posted: Mon, 25th Aug 2003, 4:43am

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Very entertaining. Great camerawork, well edited. Good use of effects. The blooper reel was a bit too long. Looking forward to the next installment!

4 stars.
Posted: Mon, 25th Aug 2003, 11:29am

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We begin work on the next installment today. Expect better effects, more dialog, more comedy, more lightsaber dueling and more ass-kicking fun!
Posted: Tue, 26th Aug 2003, 2:53pm

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I liked this I thought it was pretty good. The film quality was really good and you seemed to have good pacing.
The effects looked smooth and it sure looked like the guy swinging off the back of the one guy looked like he hurt himself when he fell.

Good job!
Posted: Tue, 26th Aug 2003, 2:58pm

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That was me (Ryan, aka Rumik) and yeah it hurt like hell, lol, but it looked good and was funny and that's what we were hoping for.

The other installments in the trilogy will be entitled "3 Seconds" and "EX".
Posted: Thu, 28th Aug 2003, 6:44am

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Aww Man, I loved This Movie. Good effects, Good camerawork. And GREAT Bloopers ! biggrin huhhh, Now you have to buy new trousers AND underpants wink Very expensive razz I'm really looking forward to the next part. Greetzz !
Posted: Thu, 28th Aug 2003, 10:29am

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Then check this out!

http://fxhome.com/cinema/info_cache/movieinfo860.html
Posted: Thu, 28th Aug 2003, 11:08pm

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What was the dog doing at the end?
Posted: Thu, 28th Aug 2003, 11:26pm

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Stepladder

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Um, taking a crap in a friend's handbag. Lol.
Posted: Thu, 28th Aug 2003, 11:31pm

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I love the way you all rushed to stop it. smile
Posted: Thu, 28th Aug 2003, 11:34pm

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Stepladder

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It was just waaaay too funny!
Posted: Fri, 29th Aug 2003, 1:19am

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That was a great flick! I must ask, when the guy jumps, and the camera is flying into the air, how did u do that?! 5 from me
Posted: Fri, 29th Aug 2003, 1:25am

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We filmed him jumping into the air, then edited it so it cut mid-jump, just before he started to come back down. I then took the last frame of the shot and opened it up in Photoshop, cut around him and cloned the background beneath him so there wasn't a big white gap where he used to be, blurred him a little bit, then went back to the last 4 frames and pasted him and the background in, moving just him up a little bit at a time. The result is quite effective, don't you think?

Hope this was helpful.
Posted: Fri, 29th Aug 2003, 1:39am

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I meant the camera shot of right after the guy jumps. U see the other guy running away and the camera flyes high into the air

ITS ABOUT 2:42 in the movie
Posted: Fri, 29th Aug 2003, 1:41am

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The camera was on a tripod which we lifted into the air.
Posted: Fri, 29th Aug 2003, 1:43am

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oh, well that makes since. I just looked really cool and the way it fit it prob. looked higher than it really was...n e way, thanks!
Posted: Fri, 29th Aug 2003, 2:11am

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I'd like to see a picture of how the tripod looked like! smile
Posted: Fri, 29th Aug 2003, 8:34pm

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scannon

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This was a great flick. My friends and I have had this same debate for some time. We even found a list of rules on the internet at one point. Anyway, cant wait for the next one. Great job

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Posted: Sat, 30th Aug 2003, 1:32am

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Mikalll

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hi very funny video
good job
I work with canopus dvstorm and that is cool to see what you does guys...
Do you know where can I find the soundtrack in the end of your movie...
Equilibrium.....
I already send you an e-mail


Good job keep going
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Posted: Sun, 31st Aug 2003, 3:58am

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SFX-Spaz

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Stepladder wrote:

I then took the last frame of the shot and opened it up in Photoshop, cut around him and cloned the background beneath him so there wasn't a big white gap where he used to be
When you say 'clone' in photoshop, how do you do that? Just have a clean background on the back, then use the magic erasor tool to erase the white? Explain the process,

Thanks
Posted: Tue, 18th Nov 2003, 4:02pm

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I totally love this video and am presently downloading it to show to mates at work! Well done guys!
Posted: Tue, 18th Nov 2003, 6:02pm

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TarQin

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biggrin biggrin ive never laughed so much @ those bloopers
stepladder mate cant wait to see al lya stuff hit top 50
keep makeing them as gd as this one