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Forum: Post Production 06-06-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By shortboy
I have one friend that used to use After Effects...

I have one friend that used to use After Effects as his primary editor. But that's beside the point. In terms of best, it's whatever can accomplish your needs.
Forum: Computers/Software 06-06-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 864
Posted By shortboy
I still use Audacity for music edits just because...

I still use Audacity for music edits just because of comfort level. For sake of filming, I use Premiere for audio.
Forum: Screenwriting 05-15-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By shortboy
It was already mentioned but "Arrested...

It was already mentioned but "Arrested Development" had hilarious use of VO. It ended up being its own character to an extent. And their recut of their 4th season ended up adding dialogue to poke fun...
Forum: Tech Help 05-15-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By shortboy
As suggested, I think having a separate audio...

As suggested, I think having a separate audio recorder recording the audio is the best way. It doesn't even have to be clean as your main recorder should be doing that. Your main concern is the...
Forum: Acting 04-11-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By shortboy
This reminds me of a time where I was working on...

This reminds me of a time where I was working on a series and an intimate scene was written in. It was going to be implied but not actually shown. It got to a point where the director joked that it...
Forum: Narrative 03-16-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By shortboy
Well... it's certainly a start. Eye contact is...

Well... it's certainly a start. Eye contact is key when it comes to fight scenes. You need to have the hits cross the camera more. Meaning they need to extend their strikes past the persons face. Aim...
Forum: Cameras 03-03-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,538
Posted By shortboy
5 years in the making? Regardless, technical...

5 years in the making? Regardless, technical problems usa0ually tend to be the same for new filmmakers.
Forum: Distro/Marketing 02-06-2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,551
Posted By shortboy
There is an upside to this. It will challenge...

There is an upside to this. It will challenge people to create more content and to be creative. I can't be the only one that is annoyed by videos that get millions of views made with little to no...
Forum: Post Production 01-08-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,230
Posted By shortboy
I've done this before where the footage was 1080...

I've done this before where the footage was 1080 but I had to convert everything down to 720 just to edit, and replace the when ready to export.
Forum: Newbies 12-27-2017, 03:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By shortboy
I too was going to suggest HitFilm. It feels like...

I too was going to suggest HitFilm. It feels like Premiere or older versions of FinalCut so there may be a little of a learning curve for your dad, but if he was already working with Windows Movie...
Forum: Post Production 12-23-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,242
Posted By shortboy
I don't know what I just watched but that was...

I don't know what I just watched but that was visually interesting. What tunnel did you film in? Also, were you going for a trailer like edit because it felt a little bit like a commercial.
Forum: Post Production 12-17-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By shortboy
We did 4 takes. If I remember correctly, in the...

We did 4 takes. If I remember correctly, in the edit the front half is from take 4 while the ending is from take 3. The cut happens after the thugs get out of the car and the thug in the jacket...
Forum: Newbies 12-16-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By shortboy
The main trick is for the actors not talk over...

The main trick is for the actors not talk over each others lines. Break it up into parts if necessary. If you know you're gonna be cutting back and forth, then you don't have to record each angle in...
Forum: Post Production 12-15-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By shortboy
I didn't even notice it until after a few...

I didn't even notice it until after a few playthroughs.
Forum: Post Production 12-15-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By shortboy
You know.. I've never got around to watching Raid...

You know.. I've never got around to watching Raid 2. I didn't notice the headrest until you mentioned it. It's likely superimposed in.
Forum: Post Production 12-14-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By shortboy
Oh cool, you watched The Raid haha. Most of...

Oh cool, you watched The Raid haha.

Most of the stuff can be achieved in camera. The few noticeable edits that I can tell are the obvious blood splatters and gunshots, but they also did a few...
Forum: Narrative 12-12-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By shortboy
I'm a firm believer of working with what you...

I'm a firm believer of working with what you have, but we never had a steadicam of any sorts, so getting the DJI Osmo has opened up a whole new world for us. Especially now that the DJI is...
Forum: Narrative 12-12-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By shortboy
The idea came from The Raid 2's car chase ...

The idea came from The Raid 2's car chase
https://i.imgur.com/v604GpS.gif

Ours, however, was no where near as complicated. We just invested money in a DJI Osmo+...
Forum: Narrative 12-12-2017, 02:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By shortboy
Better Homes and Vlllains (Four Points Film Project - Best Camera Move Award)

Here's our Four Points Film Project short, Better Homes and Villains
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImdGmYkblzs

These were the requirements
Genre: Dark Comedy
Character: Albert or Abigail...
Forum: Hollywood 12-10-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By shortboy
This is from one of my good friends, Andy Long,...

This is from one of my good friends, Andy Long, who had the opportunity to be a part of the Jackie Chan Stunt team

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Sv7ltq6nSA
Forum: Cinematography/Lighting 12-09-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By shortboy
Sounds like an infomercial.

Sounds like an infomercial.
Forum: Hollywood 12-09-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By shortboy
Jingle All the Way! Arnold's hilarious in...

Jingle All the Way!

Arnold's hilarious in this movie.
Forum: Post Production 12-09-2017, 03:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,764
Posted By shortboy
If you showed me just a screenshot, I would've...

If you showed me just a screenshot, I would've never guessed it was a green screen. I would've been fooled by the wide shot. The mid shot, yes, looks more green screen but that's more has to do with...
Forum: Newbies 12-07-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,141
Posted By shortboy
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/6...

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61PgsjLyNBL._SX466_.jpg
If you don't want permanently write on your screen.

Did you know that many old movies were actually shot in 4:3 but framed...
Forum: Business/Legal 12-04-2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,483
Posted By shortboy
I've shot "gorilla" at a park for a National...

I've shot "gorilla" at a park for a National Monument and some people called park security on us because we were doing a fight scene along a cliff side. The security came up to us and gave us a fair...
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