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International Playboy

Posted: Thu, 4th Sep 2003, 1:34pm

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Now updated with director's cut!

This is a re-cut, re-mastered and re-dubbed version with extra scenes and footage.

International Playboy was one of the London finalists for the National 48 hour film challenge and was show at the Curzon cinema in Mayfair and on Sky channel 268.

Original version:

This is a short film we made for the National 48 Hour Film Challenge on the 16/08/03.

The challenge was to script, shoot and edit a 5 min short film within in a 48 hour period, hence the title of the competition.

This was our entry plus an extended begining.


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Posted: Thu, 4th Sep 2003, 2:40pm

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Hi
cool, I entered that aswel, I don't thinkthey have picked the winners from bristol yet sad
good luck with your entry.

I liked it, but..... some things I thought could have been better ( I know how hard it was to make it in 2 days so just ignor the comments )

The opening scene was about 30 secs too long.
The pace was a little to slow for the ACTION style you was given.
Fx's didn't quite work, they seemed to bright for the scene.

Good music ( you sure that wasn't copyrighted confused ) good editing, good real fx's
other than that, Great stuff
Posted: Thu, 4th Sep 2003, 7:38pm

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I know the opening was long for a 5min Action film, so I didn’t add it to the final cut for the comp. I’m just a sucker for the Hero Walk Shot, Reservoir Dogs etc…………. Plus, I was breaking in a new steadicam that day and rather liked the shot, so I put it back in.

The music was done by a local band called SHELL SHOCK, they’ve help me out on a few other projects in the past.

I think in response to your other comments, Opinions are like Arseholes, everyone’s got one. wink

By the way, did you finish your entry for the comp? What Genre and title did you get?
Posted: Thu, 4th Sep 2003, 7:54pm

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Hey guys, i havent yet watched film will do. i was told about that. may enter it next time its on. See what we can come up with. as i havent seen the film yet not sure what its like! But looks pretty proffess must have been planning it for ages!
Posted: Thu, 4th Sep 2003, 8:06pm

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Aight, just watched film, Was a nice piece done in 48 hours!...but there were alot of things that coulda been done to soop it up a bit. muzzel shots were a bit too long in lenght and just looked werid. I think it started off nicely with the whole resivour dogs thing.

What i didnt get was why he brought out his little contraption, pressed a button then put it away, i mean what was the whole point of that? kinda went over my head. Nice cast, even though one of them reminded me of eddie izzard. the ginger guy! lol

Wasnt too sure about the end character, for some reason i just felt like it was a little over exaggeration of such a character, and i felt like slaping him to shut him up wink

But everything else was nicely done. i liked the pace of the whole quick story, fine women, fine cars...well i say that but then again i hate BMW's just a bit tacky for me (the ladish boy car) and a fine little movie. so good work, hope to see some more stuff soon
Posted: Thu, 4th Sep 2003, 8:17pm

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to colfuse

I think in response to your other comments, Opinions are like Arseholes, everyone’s got one.
( sorry, anyone that comments now shares my fate sad


I did finish the film romantic comedy, which really didn't help.
I admit I think your film was better than the one I done.
Posted: Thu, 4th Sep 2003, 8:30pm

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hmm thanks B4UASK lol now u have striken me with the mighty illness of having a bottom hole lol ahhh damn it!!!!

One thing though i thought it was a little kinda harsh in what was said about it. might just be how i interpreted it. but sounded like a bit of a hit to me. but ey i may have been wrong!
Posted: Thu, 4th Sep 2003, 8:33pm

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You must have had a problem with your playback. There is a reason why he pressed that button, and crucial to the next scene.

Ben (Eddie) gets that all the time. I just can’t get him to wear make up though, and bill him as the man himself.

Thanx for the comments and I agree with you about B.M.W’s . I’m a Jag man myself. cool
Posted: Thu, 4th Sep 2003, 8:38pm

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hey man, na i saw why he pressed the button, i just wasnt sure what i think was a playstation 2 was unzipped for then zipped up again. just kidna lost me a bit razz

Jags ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh what can u say!!!
Posted: Thu, 4th Sep 2003, 8:47pm

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Now it makes sence. It was a laptop. there was more story line for it but i ran out of time.


B4u hope i didn't come across poopy. I was just trying to elevate my
response with some humor.

I never said opinions were a bad thing.

Romantic comedy! You should know i prayed the night before the comp i wouldnd't get that.

R u going to put it on your site?
Posted: Thu, 4th Sep 2003, 8:53pm

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Or sense even.
Posted: Thu, 4th Sep 2003, 8:54pm

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lol, so how does this comp thing work then? i only heard about it a while back.
Posted: Thu, 4th Sep 2003, 9:00pm

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It’s pretty much how I described it in the description. You go along to you nearest venue and sign in.

They give you a title and Genre and you have two days to make it.

It was hard but fun. You should definitely try it next year.
Posted: Thu, 4th Sep 2003, 9:02pm

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yeah think i might give it ago, if im not up to anything!!!
Posted: Sun, 7th Sep 2003, 1:37pm

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Not entirely sure what was going on there, but whatever it was I liked it.

It shows that you didn't have much time to shoot it, but it was still pretty good.
Posted: Mon, 8th Sep 2003, 12:16pm

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This was nicely done for something you had only 48 hours to do. The length of the muzzle flashes were a bit long but I am sure that you didn't have alot of time to perfect them.

The main problem that I had with the film was that you could hear them clicking the trigger, which is definately fine, but sometimes it was without a muzzle flash and a bang sound. But like said before you only had 2 days.

The look of the film was nice. I liked the starting with the Reservoir Dogs feel.

Good job!
Posted: Thu, 30th Oct 2003, 12:18pm

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I watched both versions and i defo like the new one. wink

I think it takes the tipical Alam gun fight to a new level mixing live f/x with cgi is always good and it's shot very pro. (how you did that in 48hrs I'll never know).

I liked the music. Where is music from the chase from?

Any more films you want to make with the Beautiful blond lady would be most welcome. That towle shot was a bit cheeky but i liked it.

Can't wait for your next film. biggrin
Posted: Sun, 2nd Nov 2003, 3:39pm

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Well, I've seen both. But kinda like the new one more. But there are still things in it that don't seem right.

Some of those overdubs were too "room" sounding. If that's where you did it, try deadening the area that your record in, e.g. blankets, sheets, duvets, etc. Anything to cut the sound of the room.
If you're stuck with them, there ain't much you can do. Maybe roll back the 400Hz area on an EQ.


Was it me or were the muzzle flashes massive at points and then much smaller in others?

Adam.
Posted: Wed, 21st Apr 2004, 8:59pm

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...hm,hm...very,very nice......