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Forum: Computers/Software 05-31-2005, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,799
Posted By OrangeMango
I wonder if you'd be able to hook up your...

I wonder if you'd be able to hook up your Powerbook to your PC monitor. I've seen it done before -- PC monitors on Apple computers, so I imagine there'd be some solution. You'd basically get a...
Forum: Computers/Software 05-30-2005, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,799
Posted By OrangeMango
I just want to sound a word of caution about...

I just want to sound a word of caution about getting the 17" screen. Yes, the extra monitor space would be amazing, but I recommend you think carefully about how and where you plan on using the...
Forum: Cinematography/Lighting 05-30-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,160
Posted By OrangeMango
I agree. All you need is an angle in which the...

I agree. All you need is an angle in which the actor shows up in the mirror but the camera operator does not.

The post work that Poke mentions would be neat, I imagine, for a truly over the...
Forum: Filmmaking Misc. 05-30-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,474
Posted By OrangeMango
I always thought it was funny how, at least when...

I always thought it was funny how, at least when viewing a film on the TV screen, the wider those black bars at the top and bottom of the screen, the more cinematic it looks. Of course, that just...
Forum: Computers/Software 05-04-2005, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,611
Posted By OrangeMango
You could always wait for the G5 laptop ;) ...

You could always wait for the G5 laptop ;)

But it depends a lot on what you plan to use it for, how badly you need the extra oomph of a G5 vs. the convenience of a laptop. As someone who travels...
Forum: Cinematography/Lighting 04-29-2005, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,230
Posted By OrangeMango
Kurosawa and Hitchcock have been excellent. ...

Kurosawa and Hitchcock have been excellent.

I've also been blown away recently by the work of Christopher Doyle with directors Zhang Yimou and Wong Kar Wai. Zhang and Wong also have stunning...
Forum: On The Set 04-26-2005, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,034
Posted By OrangeMango
I agree with the above. However, I've worked...

I agree with the above.

However, I've worked for about four years with martial arts fight sequences, and to be honest, if you don't have to worry about legal issues, the best way to film someone...
Forum: Computers/Software 04-25-2005, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,638
Posted By OrangeMango
For a low price for Macs, I would very much...

For a low price for Macs, I would very much recommend iDVD. It's very much consumer level, but I use it for my films. There's enough customizability to satisfy a pro-level user, and it's a steal,...
Forum: Narrative 04-25-2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,652
Posted By OrangeMango
Great film! I have nothing to add in terms of...

Great film! I have nothing to add in terms of criticism that hasn't been said already, but I just wanted to say that I enjoyed watching it.
Forum: Hollywood 04-25-2005, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By OrangeMango
Back After a Hiatus

Hey everyone,

Just writing to say "hello" and that I'm back after quite a hiatus. I'd been working for quite some time on my 30-minute "short epic," but now I'm not working on any films at the...
Forum: Indie 04-25-2005, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Poll: Writing Poll
Views: 4,661
Posted By OrangeMango
I enjoy writing screenplays for the sake of...

I enjoy writing screenplays for the sake of directing them. At the moment, I'm not very considered with publication, distribution, money-making, etc. Maybe one day down the line I'll be...
Forum: Hollywood 01-17-2005, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,692
Posted By OrangeMango
This is one of the friendliest forums, film or...

This is one of the friendliest forums, film or otherwise, that I've ever encountered online. It's also one of the most intelligent. Friendly + intelligent = good combination to me. Unfortunately,...
Forum: Hollywood 01-17-2005, 04:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,506
Posted By OrangeMango
Hey Congrats! I'm going to guess you didn't...

Hey Congrats! I'm going to guess you didn't serve as videographer for your own wedding. :)
Forum: Hollywood 12-20-2004, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,574
Posted By OrangeMango
clive- My experience exactly as a writer. I can...

clive- My experience exactly as a writer. I can only imagine that top Hollywood screenwriters don't have the same constraints as we do, but at the indie level I've found it's particularly important...
Forum: Hollywood 12-20-2004, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,574
Posted By OrangeMango
Yes, I've often made that comparison myself. I...

Yes, I've often made that comparison myself. I can churn out poetry everywhere and everywhen, but if I want to make a film, I have to plan it out, especially since I don't own any of my own...
Forum: Hollywood 12-20-2004, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,450
Posted By OrangeMango
Welcome! Great to see you getting an early start...

Welcome! Great to see you getting an early start on filmmaking! :)

As my Jersey friends have said, since there's nothing much to do in Jersey, a lot of people turn to filmmaking....
Forum: Welcome! 12-20-2004, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By OrangeMango
Welcome! I'm originally from the SF Valley, CA,...

Welcome! I'm originally from the SF Valley, CA, but I live and study in DC now. Kinda miss the weather....
Forum: Hollywood 12-19-2004, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,637
Posted By OrangeMango
Oh wow, the guide I used ten years ago is still...

Oh wow, the guide I used ten years ago is still available: http://werbach.com/barebones/ It's the Bare Bones Guide to HTML. Very useful. I just peeked at source code of interesting sites and...
Forum: Hollywood 12-19-2004, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,574
Posted By OrangeMango
Idea Artistic Methods and the Realities of Filmmaking

Just felt like sharing a few thoughts on film.

Before I got involved with film, I was also very involved with narrative art, such as short stories and some narrative poetic forms. When I started...
Forum: Hollywood 12-19-2004, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,637
Posted By OrangeMango
I would recommend teaching yourself HTML. I...

I would recommend teaching yourself HTML. I taught myself back in grammar school. Yes, I'm a bit of a computer geek, but it's a very easy language to learn, as far as computer languages go. After...
Forum: Hollywood 12-18-2004, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,411
Posted By OrangeMango
WV- Makes sense, especially since he's my...

WV- Makes sense, especially since he's my friend.

Clive and Indie- Yikes, will have to do a little more research on paperwork. It's too late for "beforehand," but since he's my friend, I'm not...
Forum: Hollywood 12-17-2004, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,411
Posted By OrangeMango
Translation Credits

Hi everyone,

My upcoming film, Twilight of the Blue Lotus, features a few lines of dialogue in Latin, as translated by my Classics major friend. I wrote the entire script in English, and my...
Forum: Indie 12-13-2004, 07:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,719
Posted By OrangeMango
Wow, FilmJumper, thanks for that. I think I'll...

Wow, FilmJumper, thanks for that. I think I'll paste that into my PDA for quick reference. I normally intuit my inspiration but it often helps to have explicit guides when the inspiration is...
Forum: Indie 12-12-2004, 12:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,719
Posted By OrangeMango
I carry my Handspring Visor around with me for...

I carry my Handspring Visor around with me for just this purpose. I have no idea where the ideas come from exactly, but they just pop up. Does anyone experience that? Sort of a tiny flash of...
Forum: Miscellaneous 12-11-2004, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,462
Posted By OrangeMango
I got that email ad. It looks like a great...

I got that email ad. It looks like a great concept! I may turn it into a creative Christmas gift for a film lover I know.
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