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#1 sinisa.kukic

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Posted 20 July 2007 - 10:08 PM

Hi. I recently moved to LA and updated my DP reels. I would love some feedback.

Narrative
http://www.resinifil...ative_reel.html

Documentary
http://www.resinifil...m/doc_reel.html

Experimental
http://www.resinifil...ental_reel.html

Beside working as a DP I gaff and AC. If anyone needs any help with anything please let me know and thanks for the critiques.

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#2 Cristian Olariu

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Posted 27 July 2007 - 04:05 PM

I was looking at your narrative reel, and here are my comments (these are based on personal preferences):

Too slow, pick up the pace a bit. Some shots are way too long, especially the first one and the one of the little girl at the train station. I think you should only keep a few seconds of each. That way, you don't show us their backs for 10-15 seconds. Was that shot hand held? Cutting them short might also lose that. A lot of producers and directors like smooth, steady camera movements.

Hope this helps a bit.
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#3 andrew heggli

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Posted 27 July 2007 - 06:20 PM

not bad, but could put some different music to it and like Olariu said, pick up the pace a little bit. Only thing i can reaaly pick on is one shot... the shot with the car driving down a long straight road.

I don't know whether it was you who choose the angle, or whether maybe the mountain made it difficult to get another shot, but you missed out on a wonderful symetric picture. The perfect shot there would have been with the car and the lane right in the middle of the picture with the lawn and the hedges on the sides. Anyways, as i said, not bad, but try to pick up the pace a little.
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#4 sinisa.kukic

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Posted 31 July 2007 - 01:11 PM

Thanks for the feedback. I'll have another cut in a few days.

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#5 sinisa.kukic

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Posted 23 August 2007 - 11:33 PM

So it took me longer than I expected to recut my reel. But here it is.


http://www.resinifil...ative_reel.html


I would greatly appreciate some feedback.

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#6 sinisa.kukic

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Posted 09 September 2007 - 12:31 PM

someone?
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Posted 28 September 2007 - 01:08 PM

I didnt so mch get the experimental reel, but i guess hence the name

I did however love the documentary reel spacificly the bikes, LOVED it. Constructed beautifully.

Naritive... i felt it was to slow. I think with some more editing it would really hold your attention

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#8 sinisa.kukic

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Posted 01 October 2007 - 09:24 PM

thanks for the feedback.

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