On a somewhat related note, am I treading old ground here? Does anyone else use masking tape in their productions? Surely someone must have thought up of this before me. Fess up!!!
Y’all are wussies!!! Just kidding. I used 24 and 30fps for my first film (30fps parts were accidents… I was planning on 24).
What frame rate should you use?
It depends on what sort of quality you are going after. 15 is passable in my book. However, if you go up to 24 or 30 the motion still doesn’t look right. …[Read more]
The shot with the spacemen in it:
I think it could have been composed better. A cheesy way to do this would be to follow the rule of thirds (google.com for it). I think the camera should go in a bit and have the spacemens’ heads along the upper third.
If I had shot this movie (heh), I would have tried to put the background out of focus.…[Read more]
He’s back…. again.
Steal someone else’s. Find a short story you like and adapt it for LEGO people. There are some brickfilms which are straight from movies. It would be even better if you could find something that works better with animation than real life actors, like South Park. It doesn’t lend itself very well as a live action show. There are some…[Read more]
C’mon… put a twist to the plot! We have seen both ideas in movies already. Or you can do a movie that is a parody of the genre you are working in (parody might not be the right word I’m looking for). Check out the 2 Bond movies by 4guys1brian, that’s what I’m talking about!
Anyways, that is what I’d do and you should do whatever you want…[Read more]
“thedarksideoflego” wrote: very good! g i liked it it had a nice story to it, the lighting was a bit off in some places and some of the animation was a repeated but overall good. Was this your first try at brickfilming, for i must say i am impressed. It is a very nice little film keep up good worky.
That was first film of this length, I did…[Read more]