The Poor Man's Process
Posted 05 April 2007 - 06:51 PM
Posted 05 April 2007 - 07:05 PM
Posted 05 April 2007 - 09:08 PM
works well for short shots. You can shot the car parked in a driveway. Maybe have a few people rock the car a bit.
keeping the front pillars out of the shot helps simplify composoting, though it still can easily be done if those need to be in shot. its even relativly simple to roto out the backwindow, though small detail is then lost like glass defects and the heater elements, unless you painstakingly roto those out too, or composite them in otherwise.
Posted 06 April 2007 - 07:11 AM
Posted 07 April 2007 - 06:06 PM
shot by Bill Butler
I'm buying it.
Edited by Matthew Buick, 07 April 2007 - 06:07 PM.
Posted 28 April 2007 - 10:52 PM
Hi, I recently heard of this trick for lighting car's called the Poor Man's Process and I want to know more about it, the teqnique as I understand it is to use a sitting car in a sound stage, have a couple studio hands rock it at various times, add in some sound effects, and hang some lights on a string and move them in the back window of the car to simulate headlights. I know this teqnique was used in "The Godfather" in the night driving scenes so obviously looks pretty good. If anyone knows anything more about this it would really help me out.
this can be done while the car is in motion.
Shoot all the driver's dialogue by duct taping the camera in the passenger's side window and run a mic above the driver. Then for the passenger's take duct tape a camera in the driver's side window and run a mic above passenger. use Thelittle lapel mic. And you can just hand hold the camera in the back seat for other shots. Gte soem cut aways- b roll from where ever.
Edited by kelly tippett, 28 April 2007 - 10:53 PM.
Posted 08 May 2007 - 06:22 AM
The whole set up is very effective and simple.