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#1 Andrew Means

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Posted 30 August 2006 - 10:53 AM

Don't get me wrong, I LOVE talking shop, but one thing that's surprised me a great deal about this board is how rarely anybody shows what they've been working on. I engineer and produce music and am on a messageboard for music engineers, and we're constantly sharing clips of our music and dissecting them, asking 'how'd you achive X or Y effect?', 'what mic did you use with that setup?', 'what process did you use during mixdown?', etc.

I guess I'm just curious as to why we don't do that more? I just shot some footage of my friends and I jumping off our sailboat and I plan on posting it as soon as I get it telecined, and asking for critiques - watch focus here, see how it's overexposed there, etc. In the pursuit of actually becoming a better filmmaker.

I know lots of you are professionals, and it's probably not kosher to be showing the dailies from your latest feature, but I can't be the only one here who's a hobbyist/enthusiast. Or am I?

While it's fun to pontificate about pushing Super8 to its max or the differences between Super8 and 16mm, sometimes it seems like we'd all learn more if we talked a bit less and shot more!
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#2 Stephen Williams

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Posted 30 August 2006 - 11:10 AM

Don't get me wrong, I LOVE talking shop, but one thing that's surprised me a great deal about this board is how rarely anybody shows what they've been working on.


Hi,

Maybe they don't work so much!

Stephen :(
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#3 Eric Steelberg ASC

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Posted 30 August 2006 - 12:15 PM

You do run into copyright issues when trying to show stuff online. We are granted permission to show our work on a limited basis and then only for 'self promotion.' And you can only show once the work has already been publicly released.
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#4 Brian Dzyak

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Posted 30 August 2006 - 12:57 PM

I shot the b-roll and interviews for these featurette:

http://www.apple.com.../wearemarshall/
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#5 Chad Stockfleth

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Posted 30 August 2006 - 01:20 PM

I would love to see more of other people's work as well as post more of my own, but since I rarely do the post-production on the stuff I shoot it can be a pain to get screenshots, etc. I will make an effort though.
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#6 Michael Collier

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Posted 30 August 2006 - 01:26 PM

There are issues even with ameture film makers. I can't put up my 'Sleep' short when it is finnished because of film festival rules (wouldn't want anyone to think this counts as 'internet exibition')

But I got you covered, I will have some dailies posted on it (for the final film, you will have to go to a film fest, unless one decides to put it on their website. apparently its ok if they do it.) look for them mid oct, early nov.
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