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#1 David Regan

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 10:42 PM

So I finally have my first serious attempt at putting together a reel of my work. I'd really appreciate any comments or criticisms, feedback or suggestions are greatly appreciated. Sorry, please excuse the odd aspect ratio of some of the footage, that project's footage is all SD at the moment and everything else is HD so there is the odd windowing effect, I'm working on fixing it.

Thanks for checking it out, let me know if the link doesn't work.

http://blip.tv/file/680713

Cheers

Edited by David Regan, 19 February 2008 - 10:45 PM.

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#2 Walter Graff

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Posted 20 February 2008 - 01:26 AM

Take out he Miller shot and you'll be in good shape. It doesn't fit, nor look much like a commerical tabletop one would see for Miller.
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#3 David Regan

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Posted 20 February 2008 - 08:16 AM

Take out he Miller shot and you'll be in good shape. It doesn't fit, nor look much like a commerical tabletop one would see for Miller.



Yes I certainly agree, that was for a class project, not really sure why I put it in there in the first place <_<. Anyways, thanks for the tip, will do.

Edited by David Regan, 20 February 2008 - 08:17 AM.

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#4 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 20 February 2008 - 10:30 AM

Looks pretty good. I agree with the miller shot. Love the RJd2 track.

Only thing I would say would be to perhaps link out to the source-file like i do for my signature, the flv conversion doesn't do it justice, though the .mov will take a minute or two to load
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#5 Serge Teulon

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Posted 20 February 2008 - 02:15 PM

It looks good.
I did however find the music quite distracting.

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#6 David Regan

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 09:18 PM

Looks pretty good. I agree with the miller shot. Love the RJd2 track.

Only thing I would say would be to perhaps link out to the source-file like i do for my signature, the flv conversion doesn't do it justice, though the .mov will take a minute or two to load


Thanks for the response. Any chance you could give me a pointer on how to make such a link out, I'm sure its something obvious I'm missing.

It looks good.
I did however find the music quite distracting.

Cheers
S



Thanks Serge. Can't decide on the music yet, some people like it, while others have likewise found it distracting. I have another possibility so I'm not sure yet what I'll use, but I'll keep it under advisement.

Thanks again all.
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#7 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 09:26 PM

whaat you do, is on your dashboard page, click on share, it'll link out to the flv, and from there you can grab the "permalink," to the source file. Hope that makes some sense.
For putting it in your signature, you just go under my controls here and edit your signature inserting the URL.
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#8 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 09:37 PM

Also, this link will give you the embedded mov in a blip tv page for your file
http://blip.tv/file/...nter0708621.mov
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#9 Benjamin_Lussier

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Posted 24 March 2008 - 09:50 AM

Nice work!

Keep it up!
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Posted 24 March 2008 - 04:02 PM

It felt a bit long. Try to cut it down to a minute-thirty or even a minute. Only keep what you feel is really exceptional. You had some nice stuff in there, but also some stuff that was fairly run-of-the-mill.
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#11 Chris Keth

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Posted 25 March 2008 - 09:37 PM

I would take Matt's advice and cut it to a minute. You're right out of school, you need a very short, solid presentation. It's awfully tough to do, but you'll come out with a better, tighter showpiece.
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