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Forum: Business & Legal 03-22-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,282
Posted By Aegis
Even if you were a fully-fledged production...

Even if you were a fully-fledged production company working with an outside contractor or studio, you couldn't be busted for them using illegal software - if it's on your premises/done by a member of...
Forum: Post Production 06-07-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By Aegis
It's a hard as you want to make it :) ...

It's a hard as you want to make it :)

There's a lot of different disciplines that make up 'VFX' - there's 2D work (After Effects, particle stuff) and full-on 3D - digital sets, characters, objects...
Forum: Post Production 06-07-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By Aegis
PM me with the details Dennis - if it's a quick...

PM me with the details Dennis - if it's a quick job I'll do it for nada :)
Forum: Distribution, Sales, & Marketing 06-07-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,840
Posted By Aegis
Myth, your dogged determination to get this done...

Myth, your dogged determination to get this done despite all the pitfalls and setbacks you've faced is commendable - I can't help you with the audio side (not my department) and I'm very busy with...
Forum: Directing 06-03-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,101
Posted By Aegis
A redhead nearly squashed my sound guy...

A redhead nearly squashed my sound guy (sand-bagged them after that) and I slit my hand open quite badly whilst 'enhancing' a prop with a craft knife - I bandaged it and carried on shooting - got...
Forum: On The Set 05-25-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,240
Posted By Aegis
+1 Get it in the can - if the footage is...

+1

Get it in the can - if the footage is sub-par then you might be able to salvage it or cut around it but at least you have it.

If your camera guy is inexperienced then work with him - change...
Forum: The Lobby 05-25-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,842
Posted By Aegis
Kid of Speed (http://www.kiddofspeed.com/) - an...

Kid of Speed (http://www.kiddofspeed.com/) - an amazing blog - Robert Polidori's book 'Zones of Exclusion' is an incredible look at Pripyat and Chernobyl too...
Forum: Pre-Production 05-23-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By Aegis
Starnow.com is the best in my opinion - it does...

Starnow.com is the best in my opinion - it does have a lot of amateur actors on there but their casting tools are really, really good.

I also use Mandy.com and Castingcallpro.com (not as keen on...
Forum: Indie Talk 05-23-2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,579
Posted By Aegis
Don't get discouraged Myth - shit happens even...

Don't get discouraged Myth - shit happens even with the best laid plans. I'm still struggling to get my film finished - my investor went AWOL, I've got crippling credit card debts and my...
Forum: Computers & Software 12-13-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,770
Posted By Aegis
The sync issues I come across are when exporting...

The sync issues I come across are when exporting H264/MP4 through the Quicktime codec - playback is fine. As far as ProRes goes, you can download the codec separately from apple - you don't need CS5...
Forum: Computers & Software 12-12-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,770
Posted By Aegis
My only issue with using a PC is (ironically)...

My only issue with using a PC is (ironically) Apple software - with so many editors using Macs, Quicktime (ProRes and H264) has kind of become the defacto standard for editing and distribution. The...
Forum: Cameras & Lenses 12-12-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,469
Posted By Aegis
Don't dismiss the 7D - if the NEX VG10 hadn't...

Don't dismiss the 7D - if the NEX VG10 hadn't have come along I'd have probably shot Arkham on a 7D (or even a T2i/Rebel) - yes, some people don't get along with the DSLR form-factor for shooting...
Forum: Post Production 12-12-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,814
Posted By Aegis
Damn straight! I might just buy a copy of PI with...

Damn straight! I might just buy a copy of PI with service like that :)

Re: Vegas - are you running 32-bit or 64-bit? 32-bit Vegas is a b*tch for running out of memory - it's not even PAE-aware -...
Forum: The Lobby 12-07-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,392
Posted By Aegis
I just saw this thread and had to comment - I had...

I just saw this thread and had to comment - I had a really cool idea about making a Ridge Racer movie :D

The two others I'd love to make are Rescue on Fractalus! and The Chaos Engine :)
Forum: Post Production 12-07-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By Aegis
Little hope for my 1st-gen MacBook Air then? :D...

Little hope for my 1st-gen MacBook Air then? :D Gonna download it anyway... :D
Forum: Post Production 12-07-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,302
Posted By Aegis
Agreed - I've worked on a lot of digital FX and...

Agreed - I've worked on a lot of digital FX and none of them were ever fixed by changing the frame rate - if the effect isn't working it's because it's not properly integrated - i.e. doesn't match...
Forum: Indie Talk 12-07-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,515
Posted By Aegis
What's the name of your feature? H.P....

What's the name of your feature?

H.P. Lovecraft's Arkham Sanitarium

What's the logline and Synopsis of your feature?

"Some places are built evil"

Arkham Sanitarium is an anthology of...
Forum: Equipment & Gear 12-07-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By Aegis
I used a D-Focus ...

I used a D-Focus (http://dfocussystem.com/dfocus.php)follow-focus ($139) on Arkham Sanitarium (http://www.survivorfilms.com) - seemed to work fine for most of the shots - the only one I had problems...
Forum: Cameras & Lenses 12-06-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,469
Posted By Aegis
Firstly, thanks for the praise :) I set out to...

Firstly, thanks for the praise :) I set out to make the Lovecraft movie I'd always wanted to see and whilst compromises had to be made I'm pretty happy with it :)

As to the look, I knew I wanted...
Forum: On The Set 12-05-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,669
Posted By Aegis
Don't forget a smoke machine! You can pick them...

Don't forget a smoke machine! You can pick them up pretty cheaply (get a water-based DJ-type one) - even a little smoke adds a lot of atmosphere :)

I used an LED light for my film - it was...
Forum: On The Set 12-05-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By Aegis
On the first day of shooting for Arkham...

On the first day of shooting for Arkham (http://www.survivorfilms.com) we left lunch too late and had to stop shooting because of rumbling stomaches being pickup up on the audio :D
Forum: Cameras & Lenses 12-05-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Aegis
Nearly had a heart attack the first day of...

Nearly had a heart attack the first day of shooting for my film - we were recording to an Atomos Ninja and when I checked the footage, compared to the camera's native AVCHD, the Ninja ProRes looked...
Forum: Cameras & Lenses 12-05-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,469
Posted By Aegis
I had a lot of fun working with the Sony NEX VG10...

I had a lot of fun working with the Sony NEX VG10 camcorder on Arkham Sanitarium (http://www.survivorfilms.com) - great picture, interchangable lenses, amazing DoF and really good low-light (shot...
Forum: Narrative 09-10-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By Aegis
3 minutes of Arkham Sanitarium at survivorfilms.com

Hey everyone!

My actors have been asking me for demo reel material and rather than just give them the shots I've edited some stuff together for them - you can see 3 minutes of Dan McSherry's...
Forum: The Lobby 07-23-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By Aegis
I worked on Gerry Anderson's New Captain Scarlet...

I worked on Gerry Anderson's New Captain Scarlet :)

He's quite impressive to meet in person - I only hope i'm half as sharp when I reach his age :)
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