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Jim-Callahan
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Timmy O'Brien, a business partner of mine has posted some of my video work on his site.
http://whateverunique.com/video.html
(We are partners in a rather obscure production company called Artificial Reproductions LLC. our first project should be done within the next six months).

The clips are of a better quality than on my site at JimClass.Com so if you want to see the Deja-Vue Experiment and the beginning of my BLIND CHOICE presentation (From my lecture) have a look.

I would also suggest you look around his site for he has done some really incredible work.
(He has video of some of his creations and film work)
http://whateverunique.com/index.html

Please note Timmy, very kindly edited out the interactive part of my video on the Blind Choice presentation.
(Those who have attended the lecture will immediately realize half is missing)
He did this to protect my work from being lifted by others.

I shot edited and scored the entire Blind Choice project within a forty eight hours period and used my rather rough look as part of the presentation.
(Had not shaved in two days)

For those interested the opening shot was done in my guest room it was midday and was illuminated with natural and halogen lighting.
(It was very bright)
I made it look like night and the shadows and lighting effects were created during editing.
This includes the triangular illumination of me laying on the bed.
Also the shadows on the steps and hallway.

The Deja-Vue experiment is the same deal.
However the live performance footage was filmed by my girl friend and wife Christine.
All other camera work, editing, scoring, etc was done by myself.
This was my first attempt at working in the medium.

I used Sony Vegas for the editing and Acid Music for the scoring.
The guitar parts in the Deja Vue - Experiment is me playing and was written to
pay homage to the music from the Twilight Zone.


Best Wishes,

Jim
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Jim:
Very well done!
I've been working on some video projects over the past year, and yours are far better than anything I've put together.

Tony
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NOT BAD SIR! You are a master of the hype. You can take a f**ce and wrap it into a psychological context and create a piece of art! I commend you on your theming and efforts!
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Jim:
I cannot wait until Chichi and Danny have a look. Smile

Once again, awesome job! (I live in Boston and have to use the "A" word at least once a week.) Scott nailed another aspect. I agree with him on that as well.

Tony
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Sorry to those who emailed me.
ITim must have updated his site since I posted the link here is the new one http://whateverunique.com/friendsvideo.html

Sorry to those who were lost for a moment.

Jim
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Excellent guitar work.
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This should be a lessen for the kiddies when they ask the DB questions and such. Think out side the fancy wrappers!
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Well done Jim.
Good for you to take it beyond mental magic and into the real thing.
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Like my UK friends say..."BRILLIANT!"
Kind of Spooky too.
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Nice music Smile
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Nice beard! Smile

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I'm just impressed that you got your wife and your girlfriend to work together on the filming!
Every problem contains the seeds of its own solution. Unfortunately every problem also contains the seeds of an infinite number of non-solutions, so that first part really isn't super helpful.
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Bloody excellant production.
that's how to put a video together. Also a very good effect.

Well done Jim.

kind regards

Steve
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Quinn:
Now you know why Jim is called a Paranormalist!

:)
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Good work Jim.

I look forward to seeing you on the telly in the near future.


All the best, Corona
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Hey Jim. Fantaaaaastic. Truly enjoyed all of it.
Yeah I think TV's gonna' like you !

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On 2006-03-19 18:40, TonyEye wrote:
Jim:
I cannot wait until Chichi and Danny have a look. Smile

Once again, awesome job! (I live in Boston and have to use the "A" word at least once a week.) Scott nailed another aspect. I agree with him on that as well.

Tony


WHy cant you wait until I have a look? I don't have a problem with somebody making video. I was the outspoken one about how bad his videos were before. I was hoping Jim would shoot a better video and he did.
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Excellent work, Jim. Is so.
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Jim a quick suggestion. I might be the only one, but I have a hard time reading the words on the screen when you are walking down the stairs. If I am the only one than ignore me (probably wont be hard).
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First off thank you all for taking the time and taking a look at the video clips.

Unfortunately the posted videos are of little value for the booking of regular shows.
The Deja-Vue Experiment was a first attempt at doing this type of thing and was put together for documentary purposes.

Slim, you are not the first one to suggest that it is a bit spooky.
Family and friends were all pretty quite after watching it the first time.
It was as if they found out I was not who and what they thought I was.
(They have never asked one question about the Experiment).

As some know I am about half way done with a Séance DVD it is a little beyond strange.
Timmy will post the beginning of it in a month or so.

Scott and Tony,

I find most magic or mentalism performances a bit dry to watch on television or on disk.
So my idea is to give it a bit of atmosphere in an effort to convey what the live spectators experienced.

As I see it Hype is a good deal of any show of this type.
It is the big hill of the roller coaster.
You climb towards the precipice slowly clanging and lurching anticipation building.
By the time you get to the freefall ride you are along for the ride you decided to take till it ends.
Most people know that’s the deal and want to get on the ride.

As to the shrouding things in a psychological context you are correct Scott.
I found that it would be better to create my own terms to describe how these things can occur.
Group Organism Dynamics is a twisted version of sociology.
The acronym for it is GOD.
When one is creating reality are they not just that?

I don’t think Danny or Chichi should have a problem with this stuff.
One is a documentary and the other is from my show and lecture.

In fact Danny has been very helpful with some questions I had about television advertising.

Corriveau, My thought is that I create reality as I choose it to be.
If another person experiences that reality it is then a shared reality and experience.
It is real or becomes a type of limited reality.

I also think that is what turns these things into art.

Sebastian and Phil,
I was pleased with how the guitar and music came out.
Just plugged directly into the computer to record the lines.
(Things are a lot easier than they were just a few years ago)

For those interested Sony’s Acid Music program was used to create the music.
It is easy to use and pretty cheap.
I think I paid twenty or thirty dollars for it.
(They have different versions at various prices)
You can create scores in any genre you care to if you have a bit of musical knowledge.

Chi, The subtitles show up well on the DVD version of the video. Timmy could post a larger file but it would take up so much bandwidth and really it is not cost effective at this time to do so.

Thank you Isso, for your compliment.

Corona and Bobser, television is exactly the venue I am working towards right now.
Having worked the corporate event market for twenty years at least I have a desire to do bigger and more lucrative things.


Sorry for the long and rambling post.
Just thought it would be best to reply to as much as possible in one shot.


Best Wishes,

Jim

Quinn, for the record the wife and girlfriend are one in the same.
Yes I know it is a terrible let down to those of you assuming me to be
an overly lucky fellow.

I will be posting the tv add on Monday.
“I can make Satan’s devils dance like fine gentlemen across the stage of reality”.
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