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#1 michael pfister

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Posted 17 May 2007 - 04:06 PM

Paper Dancing you say? Well what is that? That's exactly why there is a documentary about it.

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you can right-click save as this one (94 megs 720x360)
http://www.latenight...ancing_2000.mov

a smaller streaming one (45 mb 480x240)
http://riverside.awa...deos/paper.html

and as a last resort, youtube


Any comments are greatly appreciated. Sadly, this took a couple of weekends, and poor planning throughout. I've really began to understand the importance of pre-production, because most of this was thought up right before we shot it. We used an sm57 mic, the stock dvx100b, a DIY dolly and a glidecam 2000 pro.

As for lighting, we just used natural the whole time. I don't have enough money for lights at the moment.

Thanks,
Michael

Edited by michael pfister, 17 May 2007 - 04:08 PM.

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#2 Lee Maisel

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Posted 05 June 2007 - 01:27 PM

Well Done! Man that was pretty funny! Good work with the glidecam rig.
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#3 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 05 June 2007 - 03:53 PM

That was really nice. Great use of available lighting on the interviews. They got a little dark towards the end, would have been nice to have a light background behind their dark side to show more an outline of them.

But still, great work. You got the exposure dead on and the shots near the beginning with the kid on the couch looked excellent.
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#4 michael pfister

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Posted 11 June 2007 - 04:40 PM

Thank you for your feedback!

I am still learning how to use the glidecam. It was pretty tough while shooting this though because it was really windy outside, so it made it a lot harder to control the thing. But even if it isn't balanced perfectly, it still helps out a whole lot just because it has the gimble which takes out most of the shakiness.

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