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#1 Brian Dzyak

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Posted 23 October 2008 - 10:51 PM

How'd they do that shot, when one of the radio guys was trying to fix the radio, the green characters were being projected (?) onto his face.

What did they use to do that? Anyone know?
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#2 Xavier Plaza

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Posted 24 October 2008 - 03:01 PM

could you attach any reference or still image...?



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#3 Ron Sharp

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Posted 27 October 2008 - 09:30 PM

How'd they do that shot, when one of the radio guys was trying to fix the radio, the green characters were being projected (?) onto his face.

What did they use to do that? Anyone know?



Try a digital projector. if its to bright use ND filters to tone it down.
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#4 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 28 October 2008 - 05:46 AM

God, I hate that effect.

Computer monitors don't do that!

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#5 Serge Teulon

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Posted 28 October 2008 - 06:27 AM

Artistic licence Phil.....artistic licence ;)
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#6 Mitch Gross

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Posted 28 October 2008 - 12:37 PM

LCD video projector. The movie was shot at fairly low light levels so they were able to get a nice exposure.

People don't have grad filters cutting them in half all the time either, but Tony Scott does that a lot as well. In many ways this was one of his more restrained movies visually.
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