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Swords & Watermelon
« on: June 25, 2006, 03:23:08 AM »
They just mix is a beautiful way.

www.legacieslost.com/video/watermelon.mp4 (11megs)

This is just some quick edits, I want to try and actually do a better job once I get some time to really edit this.
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Re: Swords & Watermelon
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2006, 04:50:25 AM »
Sprig, when I tried to view this, I got a page full of letters and symbols. When I downloaded it, it saved as a text file (again, with the letters and symbols). Thoughts?
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Re: Swords & Watermelon
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2006, 05:04:40 AM »
you don't have the correct codex for Quicktime.  It's an MPEG-4 which is apple's compression.  Try downloading the most recent version of Quicktime if you don't already have it.  If that doesn't work I don't know what to tell you since you're on a Mac, I can't just post a DLL for you.

I can however post a link to a .WMV, but the file size is twice what the mpeg-4 is, or recompile it as a .mov (not sure what the size would be, probably close to the .wmv).

Edit:  So I did about 10 new renders and this is what I've got:

1) MP4 (11megs)
2) WMV (39 megs)
3) Mov -with mp4 encoding (39 megs)
4) AVI- Divx encoding (41 megs)
5) MOV - Sorenson encoding (60 megs)

There are all at 15 fps and 320 width.  I knew MP4 was good but there's got to be a way to get the others lower, this movie is only 2 1/2 minutes long.
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Re: Swords & Watermelon
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2006, 05:32:02 AM »
Nice job with the editing.  That camera has pretty impressive video and audio.  I've saw one other picture camera that could take video and it wasn't nearly as good and didn't have sound.
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Re: Swords & Watermelon
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2006, 05:34:28 AM »
Ya, I'm surprised at this little cannon the video is very good for a non-camcorder.

I have a few ideas on what I want to do edit wise, I've got some sound FX already so we'll see what I can do.  We might have to have the second unit go shoot some retakes or over in china to get the rest of the stuff.
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Re: Swords & Watermelon
« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2006, 06:28:43 AM »
wow... that looks like it was fun...
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Re: Swords & Watermelon
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2006, 12:28:09 AM »
Oh man, I wish mine was sharp. Did you ever get the airborne thing to work? That would have been very cool.
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Re: Swords & Watermelon
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2006, 12:38:53 AM »
Ya, I cut two down but we had problem working the camera (it only records for like a minute before stopping itself automatically).
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Re: Swords & Watermelon
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2006, 03:07:45 AM »
That's pretty funny.

Also, having never met you IRL, it was rather surreal to hear your voice. Your laugh is quite contagious.
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Re: Swords & Watermelon
« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2006, 03:10:47 AM »
The louder laugh was Adam (he's not on the board).
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Re: Swords & Watermelon
« Reply #10 on: June 26, 2006, 04:15:09 PM »
I didn't hear any sound at all.
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Re: Swords & Watermelon
« Reply #11 on: June 26, 2006, 04:19:52 PM »
You didn't miss much, it's just us acting stupid, but you might want to check your quicktime version.  Uninstalling it then re-installing it would probably fix the problem instead of just doing an update, that way you get all the right files installed.
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Re: Swords & Watermelon
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2006, 07:35:42 PM »
Y'know Sprig....I'm *so* tempted to go out and get my sword sharpened after watching that video.  That was hilarious!

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