PS3Center.net Discussion Boards

PS3Center.net Discussion Boards (http://www.ps3center.net/forums/index.php)
-   Design Center (http://www.ps3center.net/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=78)
-   -   Anyone Want to do a group project (http://www.ps3center.net/forums/showthread.php?t=7901)

Dustin S. 16-01-2010 05:06 AM

Anyone Want to do a group project
 
Remember (anyone thats big on youtube) when they did that zombie/scary movie project. They had people from all over the place do differnt things, then morphed it together etc...

Was thinking why no attempt to do something similar here? Obviously not something as full fledged as that, but something. I dont know what any ideas?

comic
drawing
cartoon (voices etc)
film
commercial
...

xEN7xASSASSINx 16-01-2010 11:23 AM

me and my friend(both UK) like filming little videos and stuff we only have like flip cams though haah, but if you came up with a great idea im sure we'd be up for something :D

Jordan 16-01-2010 01:12 PM

I'd be up for something. I could provide professional audio? Copyright free music, voice overs, narration etc. I've got a nice little home studio so the quality will be there.

xEN7xASSASSINx 16-01-2010 01:18 PM

what about a PSC gaming montage? we could pick our own choice of game each film some kills or moments single/multi-player, give the video to the main editor and bam! could be like a 10 minute one for youtube.. just a though :D

Jordan 16-01-2010 03:04 PM

If we all had capture cards that would be cool. My vote's at cartoon or short film (5-10 minutes?)

Dustin S. 16-01-2010 06:24 PM

Well an idea I had from reading your guys replies

What about say we are all playing each other online, doing funny stuff, have our own characters and what not. Jordan can do music, someone can write it, I can edit (if someone wants to help thats fine too) and so on. It could even be narrated by Jordan if we can make it work. Didnt know you have a studio lol, we gotta use that.

I have a video capture card, but its not HD.

xEN7xASSASSINx 18-01-2010 09:51 AM

do you mean like one of those funny videos? from like cod where he just walks about saying funny shiz? :P

but talking about capturing, if you have a capture card for a pc, is there a way to hook that up with TV while your playing ps3 to capture its footage? or do you have to use other methods to capture ps3 footage(which is best if you guys know?) because when i made a 'test' montage for cod4 i just used my flip HD cam, and its not bad, but i'd like it way sharper

Dustin S. 18-01-2010 02:54 PM

I have an actual box that it goes through. I got a splitter, so I connect my PS3 to the box then the box goes to the TV (so i can see what im doing) then a USB goes to my PC which then records it. I lost my program (on my laptop that fried) though, so i hope Vegas or Premiere Pro can use the box. Its cool because it records the sound and everything, but like i said isnt HD and you can tell.

As for what I was saying itd be like us all talking, we can have random stuff happen or whatever make it funny. To make it a PS3Center commercial we just add like a quick "welcome to the community...PS3Center.net" thing haha.

epicgamer 18-01-2010 05:10 PM

Remember to put up the link here so we can have a laugh!:)

Good Luck!

xEN7xASSASSINx 18-01-2010 06:16 PM

haha yeah we should defo do something like that, heres the maximum quality i'd be able to get..(maybe abit better because that was cod4 which isnt as detailed as 09 games obviously) its a pretty lame video too btw haha but yeah - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNXYezQEJEw also looks slightly better in HD i think

Jordan 18-01-2010 07:58 PM

The quality's pretty good. I've got a HD flip cam too. It looks better than a SD Dazzle capture card in my opinion. Is that the route you guys want to go though? It would be cool but I was thinking we could do something more epic. I'm not exactly sure what though.

And ya, I've got a studio haha. Hopefully we can incorporate my audio skills into the project. On a somewhat separate note, if anyone ever needs any sort of audio work done let me know.

Dustin S. 18-01-2010 09:50 PM

I was actually thinking of asking you to help me with some short films i was making lol.

We just need to expand on the basis of the idea now, get a script going and go from there.

Jordan 19-01-2010 11:10 AM

I'd be up for that. Just send me a PM with details or your email if you're interested.


For the project just throwing an idea out there but we could re-create a war movie using footage we capture from playing MW2. It could be mock style. We could start a private match and act out the scenes with the characters and when the footage is captured act out the voices. We could aim for it to be 5-7 minutes.

More idea's would be nice though. I don't care what we do really as long as its awesome.

Dustin S. 19-01-2010 11:36 AM

Thats a good idea, just we have to be really good at it. Ive seen machinima that was EXTREMELY good but a majority of the time its extremely bad, and it seems their is no inbetween lol. With things like that it comes down to the voice acting (emotions, not bland, work together) and humor in the dialogue.

xEN7xASSASSINx 19-01-2010 11:48 AM

that sounds good jordan! a mock film :D how would some views be achieved? through spectating? and editing out the on screen buttons? or something like that?..

and yeah dustin some are crazy good but some are awful lol.. plus im scottish, theres always a scottish solider loool joking :L

Jordan 19-01-2010 11:58 AM

Ya pretty much that exactly how we'd have to do it lol. We should put a lot of work into to make sure it's good. I don't want to do it if it's half assed or just not good anyways lol. What movie do you guys want to do. Something like Avatar would be good because it's so popular right not. It's just an okay movie though so I don't know. Something like Enemy at the gates would be perfect but I don't think it's popular enough of a movie to be ideal. Any ideas?

xEN7xASSASSINx 19-01-2010 12:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jordan (Post 55469)
Ya pretty much that exactly how we'd have to do it lol. We should put a lot of work into to make sure it's good. I don't want to do it if it's half assed or just not good anyways lol. What movie do you guys want to do. Something like Avatar would be good because it's so popular right not. It's just an okay movie though so I don't know. Something like Enemy at the gates would be perfect but I don't think it's popular enough of a movie to be ideal. Any ideas?

yeah i just watched this and its pretty well produced, camera position wise and that http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGe94...eature=related but they ruin it near the end after a sniper gets a care package lol, ive also seen people making them not in hardcore mode and you can see the names of people etc lol..

erm what about gamer? haha! .. something like 2012 would be good if we could edit it and then use the nuke at the end lol, but i havent seen alot of recent war type films to be honest :/ behind enemy lines was quite popular i think?

Dustin S. 19-01-2010 04:09 PM

Ill go buy a mic possibly this weekend for my computer, Logitech is good for that right? I found one for 20-30 bucks thats supposed to be like studio sound. Then ill just use Sony Sound forge to clean it up, get an ametur studio sound out of it at least.

xEN7xASSASSINx 19-01-2010 05:48 PM

sweet! is it only us 3 interested in this then? lol..

X_Racer1 19-01-2010 06:46 PM

Well I would participate but I have a few things holding me back, A. Don't have a good camcorder or capture card, the only one I possess is a Blackberry and if you want to see what that can do, just look at one of my recent YouTube videos, B. Don't have a good microphone, again it's either the Blackberry or my laptop's built in microphone.

The only thing I have is software because I have Adobe Premiere CS4 in Windows 7 (soon and it will be a trial because I can't afford it, I can't even afford Sony Vegas), Adobe Soundbooth CS4 (soon, trial and I've never used Soundbooth before), Adobe Photoshop CS2 in Windows 7 and Adobe Flash CS4 Professional in Windows 7.

Dustin S. 19-01-2010 07:20 PM

Adobe products are easy to get for "free" haha, if you go to school.

xEN7xASSASSINx 19-01-2010 07:57 PM

ahh gutted, but i guess we only need one person with a good capture card/camera anywaybecause they'll be getting all the angles through spectating mode or whatever?

X_Racer1 19-01-2010 08:18 PM

Not in my case, we either have to get trials, use "other methods", or go to the "New Technology Store" (I put that in asterisks because half the stuff they sell in there is older product, although I'm not complaining because they are still selling the MX400 mouse I want) and buy a software package which costs around $399.99 ($799.99 for the Master Collection and the specs necessary are insane, my machine barely meets them) and that's student pricing, you can't just buy individual pieces of software or take advantage of something like MSDNAA.

Dustin S. 19-01-2010 08:28 PM

Ive only ever actually bought Photoshop once lol, and it was the good one to (CS2) cus I dont like CS3 or CS4 at all. All the rest was given to me by my teacher back in high school lol, still hooks me up with stuff.

As for the game thing, also remember we can use something other than COD too. Like Uncharted or MGO (both have way more animations and better enviroments than COD)

xEN7xASSASSINx 19-01-2010 08:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dustin S. (Post 55499)
As for the game thing, also remember we can use something other than COD too. Like Uncharted or MGO (both have way more animations and better enviroments than COD)

true! uncharted 2 would be good actually, just because of the graphics!

Jordan 19-01-2010 10:02 PM

I don't have U2 or MGO though lol. XRacer we could still probably use you. Since one of us has to capture the footage we'll only be able to have to characters in a scene at once if theres only three of us. The more people the better.

X_Racer1 19-01-2010 11:02 PM

Well I do have Grand Theft Auto IV, Killzone 2, Resistance, Resistance 2, Uncharted 2, Modern Warfare, Modern Warfare 2 and Metal Gear Solid 4 (figured I mention them all in case we can find something that we can get plenty of people on) but Modern Warfare 2 and Modern Warfare are impossible for me to play online, the residence network simply will not allow the traffic through, haven't tested most of the other games yet on the rez network but I have successfully played Burnout Paradise and LittleBigPlanet online.

Depending on the timeline though for the project I can get around that if necessary, I'm going back home in February because of reading week at college, so if it can wait till February 13th I can play Modern Warfare online, if we decide not to use Modern Warfare I can probably get it to work now.

The only other thing I would mention is technically with Flash CS4 you can make decent video intros (I know it's not fantastic and don't bother watching the whole video, the intro is in the first 5 seconds, it's more meant as a status update for my YouTube friends and a few people I know on the PlayStation Network) but the 3D motion is something I could combine with something more related) and/or ending credits, of course my skills are kind of rusty and my previous experience is with Flash MX but over the next few weeks we are supposed to be learning more about Flash CS4 so I might be able to put together a decent video intro, add in some good sound courtesy of your setup Jordan and use someone's computer to cut it all together with the game footage.

Jordan 19-01-2010 11:43 PM

For a bit of reference to my sound quality here is;

a link to my music page: http://www.myspace.com/jordanpreisinger

a link to my studio page http://www.myspace.com/prezzstudio

I've never done any film sort of endeavour but think I can achieve some nice results. I suppose I'll narrate (if needed), act, and score it. It'll be kind of odd having one person have good voice quality and the others not as much haha. I nominate Dustin to start writing the script haha. Since you are a PSC writer and all. I think in terms of viral success we'd be best off going the MW2 Avatar route. They're two of the hottest entertainment items right now. The facts that Avatar's story is kind of "meh" will make it easier to to it mock style. We could get a lot of potential youtube views. If it turns out well our next one should be Uncharted 2. I'll buy the game specifically for the filming haha.

Dustin S. 20-01-2010 12:43 AM

You did the music? Its so sick, your extremely good lol!

As for the writing part I thought of story ideas thinking about it.

-was thinking of Avatar but realized there isnt any girl avatars in COD. My sister is a local actor so it wouldnt be hard to get a girls voice if we did decide to do it.

-Was thinking what about we parody some classic folk tale ( i think thats it) like little red riding hood or 3 little bears. Its just something I realized that could be funny, and if its succesful, can easily be turned into episodes. Which anyone knows is the perfect recipe for success on youtube.

Funny (ill do my best) as in something like Metal Gear Awesome lol.

Jordan 20-01-2010 12:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dustin S. (Post 55506)
You did the music? Its so sick, your extremely good lol!


Sure did. Thanks :)

Quote:

As for the writing part I thought of story ideas thinking about it.

-was thinking of Avatar but realized there isnt any girl avatars in COD. My sister is a local actor so it wouldnt be hard to get a girls voice if we did decide to do it.

-Was thinking what about we parody some classic folk tale ( i think thats it) like little red riding hood or 3 little bears. Its just something I realized that could be funny, and if its succesful, can easily be turned into episodes. Which anyone knows is the perfect recipe for success on youtube.

Funny (ill do my best) as in something like Metal Gear Awesome lol.
Hmm, you're right about the girl thing. The avatars them selves could wear ghillie suits. I think doing the little red riding hood or three bears like you suggested might be a better idea. The bears/wolf could be the ghillie suits. Both those stories have the main characters as girls though but it shouldn't be a problem. I think we should do something like that at least to start out.

Dustin S. 20-01-2010 01:08 AM

Could always change it up to. Like if you look at it, Avatar is really just Pochontis. Same story, idea, and everything just differnt enviroment.

So it could be like Little Red Riding Hood, but be about a sniper or something of that nature. For some reason I really want that annoying friend that pops up in every episode lol.

Jordan 20-01-2010 01:18 AM

Ya, I definitely think little red riding hood for a first one. It shouldn't take too long to do. If it goes we could do avatar/a different fairy tale a couple days after. We could even film more than 1 in a day? Wasteland would be a perfect map for little red riding hood. The trails and houses will work perfectly.

So are you going to "direct" it since you have the capture card?

Dustin S. 20-01-2010 01:31 AM

My capture card really isnt that great like I said lol, but if its what we need I can try. I have to figure out how to get it to work with Premiere Pro.

In the meantime Ill try scripting this tomorrow, see what I come up with. Then maybe you guys can look it over and make it funny.

Also I know the PC version has spectate mode with a free roam camera, is it the same deal for PS3? Im gonna go check out that map and get ideas of what to do later.

xEN7xASSASSINx 20-01-2010 03:05 AM

no the spectating on ps3 has buttons on screen, like 'chase' 'first person' etc, i was thinking also a random 'hood/ghetto' video would be funny also in favela, since the guys have bandanas and stuff lol but im up for anything tbh, should be fun :D

Dustin S. 21-01-2010 05:01 PM

Can I reference drugs lol. Its like the only way i can think of making this funny.

I scouted the maps and I want to make a mix between Wasteland and Estate.

xEN7xASSASSINx 21-01-2010 06:44 PM

of course :D haha so what have you got in mind?.. "hey dude..dudee" "whatt" "can, can you see that spinning icon?" " yeah..its a nuke man" "ohh" lol

Dustin S. 21-01-2010 10:19 PM

Something of that nature lol

Little red riding hood is such an easy parody

Jordan 21-01-2010 11:10 PM

I never even realized how perfect estate would be for the house haha. I totally forgot about that. Since the grandma is sick a care package should be delivered to her.

For favela we could do a MW2 Rap! haha I bet it get tonnes of views.

xEN7xASSASSINx 22-01-2010 12:38 AM

red riding hood would be awesome, in estate or wasteland as stated :D and yeah a mw2 rap would be awesome haha

Dustin S. 22-01-2010 12:48 AM

Lmao start working on the rap, thatd be badass!


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:46 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.