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  1. mercuryzap

    Hi

    Hi Kim Where has the time gone? I remember seeing the ad for the site in American Cinematographer magazine like it was a day ago! In terms of my animation work I guess it breaks down something like this: 3D Modelling & Animation takes place in Cheetah 3D. A Mac only app it represents great...
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    Hi

    Hi Kim and all Nice to see the forum's retro spring clean. I'm still working away; got a new animation project underway. I recently attended a series of great Animation Workshops run by Northern Ireland Screen: fascinating stuff. There's so much I recognise I don't know but I hope I never...
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    Here To Go Is Here

    Hi Guys I've just discovered that vimeo embed videos have compatibility problems on certain browsers. The vid is also available directly here: http://vimeo.com/67450231 Sorry for any frustration this may have caused. Regards Mark
  4. mercuryzap

    Here To Go Is Here

    Indeed, Kim! I hope you are well. Hope you found something to enjoy in the vid. regards Mark
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    Here To Go Is Here

    Hi It's been a long time coming but my animated vid, Here To Go, is finally ready for viewing. Inspired by the hero's journey from world mythology, it's an experimental, punk fairytale: It can be seen here: http://www.hypston.com Thanks Mark
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    Simple color correction tips, please! (in iMovie)

    Hi Got this cleared up at digital arts studio, Belfast. I'll post a link to the finished piece when it goes live. Regards Mark
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    Simple color correction tips, please! (in iMovie)

    Hi Kim Hopefully you can see the flashing or popping of a residual after image in the clip. It's a result of the clashing of colours and compositions I've used. I just wondered if there would be a way to manipulate and turn it down. Thanks Mark
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    Simple color correction tips, please! (in iMovie)

    Here's stills in sequence from the scene causing the bother. It's probably down to design flaws on may part. I just wondered if there is a a way to minimise clashing between the outgoing and incoming shots.
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    Simple color correction tips, please! (in iMovie)

    Hi Thanks for getting back to me, Kim The shots are a combination of video and graphics created in Anime Studio Pro. The files are Apple ProRes 422(HQ).
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    Simple color correction tips, please! (in iMovie)

    Hi I've been working on an animated project for four years now and I am putting the finishing touches to the fine cut. I have a couple of shots where the outgoing shot is popping or ghosting over the incoming shot. I really know very little about this end of things and I hope I'm using...
  11. mercuryzap

    Recent Work

    Hi All Haven't been around in a long, long while. Here are some links to some recent work that members may find interesting. I've been working on an animation project, Here To Go, for about four years now. I have a script (developed at Queen's University, Belfast) with a full storyboard and...
  12. mercuryzap

    Unmade

    Hi Here's a Quicktime presentation of the storyboard from an unmade epic of mine brought back to life by the gift of a new scanner for Christmas. http://sukiyakiutah.com/index.php?p=1_8_unmade Regards Mark
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    Cinema History?

    Hi i've spent seven illuminating weeks receiving lectures on and researching the history and terminology behind mise-en-scene, cinematography, editing, sound etc and I would say its been a highly valuable experience. I definitely have a much more rounded concept of the engine of cinema. it's a...
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    MercuryZap Online In Quicktime

    Thanks, Kim. The images are on the network now. Good luck Mark
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    MercuryZap Online In Quicktime

    Hi Kim Sorry for the delay in seeing your message. The web host claimed there was a dos attack on the server. I suppose too many people accessing the clip in too short a time frame could also be responsible. BTW, I got accepted to study Film at degree level at Queen's, Belfast. Your site...
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    MercuryZap Online In Quicktime

    I'm really sorry about this and I know it has happened before with a previous clip of mine but I'm going to have to remove this clip due to an unfortunate set of circumstances. ------------------------------ A replacement clip has been uploaded: http://sukiyakiutah.com/
  17. mercuryzap

    new hyperstation short: ANTRIM TIME SPACE REPORT

    It has come to my attention that this vid was blocked to those who tried to view it after initial posting. That's what you get for trying to be clever. This has now been corrected, here: http://networking.studentfilmmakers.com/videos/id_248/title_Antrim-Time-Space-Report/ I apologize for any...
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    new hyperstation short: ANTRIM TIME SPACE REPORT

    Hi This has been revived at the Filmmakers Network: http://networking.studentfilmmakers.com/videos/id_248/title_Antrim-Time-Space-Report/ There is some conceptual art there too.
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    new hyperstation short: ANTRIM TIME SPACE REPORT

    Hi Just a quick note to say I have a new piece: I suggest you pause it and allow it to fully load before playing. Sadly, this has been removed due to local difficulties. All the best -Mark
  20. mercuryzap

    Hyperstation: A Short Video From Northern Ireland

    Hi again In my excitement to post the link I forgot to introduce myself. My name is Mark McKeown. I am an artist living in the small town of Antrim, Northern Ireland. I have spent the past six years studying Art and Photography at Belfast Institute Of Further And Higher Education. There are...
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