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Aliosha
Aliosha

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Location: Berlin, somewhere
Member Since: 31st Jul 2003
Total posts: 57
Posted:Hallo to all,

I finally managed to have, in the same place, a videocamera, a friend willing to use it, and the chance to play with fire (ehr, I actually was there for that reason).



I am still trying to understand how to use Final Cut, how to edit video, and all that things that take one lifetime and a half; but I am a bit impatient to show around the very first ber-pre-alpha release of a video of mine.

So here is it.



Some notes:

-it would be a good idea to redub the video, just to avoid the dogs yapping and my friend telling "bugger off, I am filming" to anyone that thought that in front of the camera was a very nice spot to watch the show. The problem is that I don't have THAT Gotan Project song. I'll have to borrow it, then understand how to redub, then get to lazy and forget about it.

-no, it's not the best dance of the night; the best ones were for the audience. Then, when everything slowed down, I took the camera and filmed this. As everybody knows, showing off for the camera is not as nice as to do it for the sex and money, ehr, I mean, for the people. There are a couple of fumbles, and so on.

-and I already removed the bodypaint, since I look stupid eating with black and silver stripes in my face (I think).

-besides, the camera lost the focus for some reason.

-and the compression is lousy. AT LEAST, this means the video is only 6 megabytes.







Anyway.

Tell me what do.

Here is the video.



Aliosha



NOTE: some problems with the codec (sorry, I have a mac, it worked well here). I know VLC (any version) works ok; for the rest, I used a quicktime MPEG4 codec, I hoped it was a standard one.

Sorry...

EDITED_BY: Aliosha (1119826584)


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spritie
spritie

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Location: Galveston, TX
Member Since: 9th Sep 2001
Total posts: 2014
Posted:ohhh...I'd love to see you spin. For some reason, I manage to meet other HOPper's, but rarely do I see them spin.

However, it seems I can't open your .avi file with Windows Media player or Quicktime. Do you know what Codecs I need to find in order to make it playable?

Thankies biggrin and I'm happy to see you around here. Does this mean you've finished your thesis? hug


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bender
still can't believe it's not butter
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Member Since: 14th Nov 2001
Total posts: 6979
Posted:sono e simpatico! biggrin

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Cute Little Burning Ball
Cute Little Burning Ball

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Location: Here and There... mostly there...
Member Since: 7th Dec 2001
Total posts: 101
Posted:i cant open the file either, wich codecs did u use?

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Aliosha
Aliosha

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Location: Berlin, somewhere
Member Since: 31st Jul 2003
Total posts: 57
Posted:Ops, it seems that VLC (any version, from 0.0.1 pre-aplha) works well. I used some kind of Mpeg4 codec...

Ok, I'll try harder next time, I promise!


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Ifrit
Ifrit

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Location: Somerset, England
Member Since: 17th Aug 2004
Total posts: 492
Posted:It worked for me in MWP but that might because of some codec package i downloaded a while back.

Nice vid, good music, alil small but i guess you are on dialup or sypathtic to there plight. I also liked the single takeness of it with few minor miner errors.

Overall a nice video to find and watch at half 2 in the morning.


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Aliosha
Aliosha

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Location: Berlin, somewhere
Member Since: 31st Jul 2003
Total posts: 57
Posted:Nope, I am in dialup (weeel, more or less), but it was the first try of compression.
THEN my mac decided to eat up the master video, so that I'll have to make a new one.
Sigh.


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-sandy-
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Location: Bristol
Member Since: 12th Jul 2004
Total posts: 716
Posted:Ive also got a mac but i cant see the vid. ive found that sorenson 3 (comes with final cut) works well and everyone can see it if they have quicktime 6 or higher (you can download it free from apple.com).

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Nate
Nate

Groovy ga watashi no namae desu!
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Member Since: 5th Aug 2004
Total posts: 1530
Posted:real nice video man

sandy go here www.videolan.org/vlc that player can play most things


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Aliosha
Aliosha

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Location: Berlin, somewhere
Member Since: 31st Jul 2003
Total posts: 57
Posted:Thanks for the hint, Sandy.
I'll use it for next video (now in the pipeline).


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