Request For Theme Ideas: Brickfilms 2008 Competition

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January 23, 2008 at 6:05 pm #364313
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Rsteenoven

I also like MIST.

January 23, 2008 at 6:16 pm #364316
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Stevie Collins

CHOSEN
Chosen Heros Off To Save The Entire Universe.

It’s a try but some of it doesn’t fit in with the word chosen.

-Steviecolli

January 23, 2008 at 6:25 pm #364324
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ahnt

“Felix” wrote: I’d still love to see a night time theme, even though we couldn’t think of a snazzy acronym yet.

NIGHTNecromancers Imps Ghost Haunted Theme

cheers the ACRONYMISATOR

January 23, 2008 at 6:27 pm #364326
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Felix

I really don’t know if we could file that under “snazzy” ;)

January 23, 2008 at 6:35 pm #364329
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ahnt

SNAZZYSnakes Necromancers And Zombies and more Zombies Yeah!

The Acronymisator strikes again!

:lol:

I guess what I want to say is, that
first: A night theme might be indeed nice! Not necessarily horror but the ambiance is night
and second: I have a lot of Skeletons Ghouls Orks Mummies Zombies…
and third: Just come up with a topic, I will make it into an Acronym (better ones than above I promise!)

Cheers Arend

January 23, 2008 at 6:39 pm #364332
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Littlebrick

Tales of the Night (TotN)

January 23, 2008 at 6:43 pm #364334
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ahnt

“Littlebrick” wrote: Tales of the Night (TotN)

Almost like TOTEN which is german and means dead people… ;)

Cheers Arend

January 23, 2008 at 7:17 pm #364337
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si665

going to start my 3rd film soon, it has a Zombie theme so that would be great if it fell in with this !

January 23, 2008 at 8:15 pm #364348
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Squash

I would argue that great films make a contest even more memorable.

True, but the combination makes it unforgettable :P
I don’t care either way, but it is kind of fun (All my opinion) to have a HAT, or FIG, rather than a RISTJEL.

I do agree with you though, if something which is not a snappy acronym will produce better, or more creative films, it would be the road to choose.

January 23, 2008 at 8:46 pm #364357
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DawnSoikis

My idea is:
TRIUMPH- The Reason I Use Magic Portal Heavily (is).
All entries must be about magic portals, time and space travelling and etc.
basically its a Fantasy/Sci-Fi brickfilm competition.

TRIUMPH!!! :D

January 23, 2008 at 9:30 pm #364384
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samthelegoman1

how bout something about gangsters (I mean those 1930s style guys). It’s been a long time since someone made a REAL action film

January 23, 2008 at 10:05 pm #364404
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EdibleDoorKnob

Big
Ugly
Monsters

Maybe anything to do with monsters or something.

Gangsters
America
Mobsters
Black-market
Liquor
Exploits

Like samthelegoman1 suggested, a film about American gangsters in the 1920s and 30s would be interesting. The prohobition and the depression offered many unique scenarios.

Brick
2
Animal

Films about Lego men who can turn into Lego animals.

January 23, 2008 at 11:38 pm #364444
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Littlebrick

Night of Noir (NoN): Films would have a noir-ish atmosphere.
Classic Brickfilm Theater (CBT): Films would be black-and-white, and silent. Would be fun for those who want to work on conveying emotion without words.
Surrealism is Real! (SiR): All films would be surreal.
Off The Shelf (OTS): Films would be based off of a popular tale, such as Peter and the Wolf, Rapunzel (please no!), Peter Pan, ect. I’m not sure how this would go with copyright though…

That’s all I’ve got for right now.

-Littlebrick

January 24, 2008 at 12:49 am #364459
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prof1515

“prof1515″ wrote: Night Of Adventure: Every one of the films would be set at night, be it in the city, a rural setting, etc. The common theme in each of them however would be the time in which the story takes place, ie. after dark. It would afford filmmakers an opportunity to experiment with different lighting techniques than they typically do and a wide variety of genres are well-suited to such a theme be it horror, film noir, science fiction, crime, romance, etc.

If there must be some catchy acronym Night O Interesting Results, or NOIR, could be used. However, I would caution against that as such an acronym might cause people to associate the theme too heavily with a particular genre: film noir.

January 24, 2008 at 1:58 am #364492
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MINTYfreshCOJO

i dont really like the acronyms.. they make for pathetic theme ideas like mine..

Ha, or instead of 1930s gangsters, how about modern gangstas like fity cent

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