Thanks! Yeah, all the pedestals were CGI elements done in Blender. The actors were just standing in the grass (which created lots of problems when trying to mask them :P). I think sometime I'm going to do a breakdown video, not sure when.
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The lightstaff is made of (nerd alert) phrik, which is one of several lightsaber resistant metals in the Star Wars universe.
I made the decision not to use force powers because the vfx would have been to much to do before the deadline.
Quite a while ago we drove up to Sunrise (in Mt. Rainier National Park) and got there just in time to see the sunrise
Later Mom printed…
I guess I didn't explain myself right: I like trailers that use dialogue from the film as the voiceover, not Cheesy Voiceover Guy. The ones I don't like are when they just edit lines in from the film (especially when they do it from different…
My favorite trailers are ones that are mostly music and some voice-overs. I don't like when they edit dialogue from the movie into the trailer. One of my all time favorites is the trailer for 9: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlrtIrlgFpY
I didn't li…
This was interesting. Is the stuff flying by rain? I think one thing to improve would be the camera move; you got good intensity to the camera shake but I think the camera should move around the ship more. Also I think the lens flare artifacts are a…
What we had to do for the clap shot was set up the camera on a tripod, Lowell sat on a stool in the right position, and I took pictures in the different positions all the way to the tree. Then I filmed Lowell slamming into the tree and falling down.…
My brother and I saw Wrath of the Titans in 3D and I must say that it was the best 3D film I've seen (and I've seen a bunch). It really emphasized the scale of everything well (especially the underground stuff and Kronos).