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dpe666
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On 2009-04-17 11:39, Rich B. wrote:
Sorry DPE666...you do resemble that guy. I apologize.

Rich B.


LOL...it's all good.

Ok...here is the second try:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILf2HF5UvjA Smile
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Love the costumes, excellent choreography, good audience interaction, and I'm really impressed with your new look.

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Your getting closer. I am still not enamored of your magical choices, but.
1) the head winder should not show the hesitation moves, your video should showthe twists only.
2) all of the effects should be cropped closer, keep in mind, that you are already looking at a small screen. By moving the camera lens in closer, your focal point will be directed.
3) The pauses after an effect are not conveying anything, so eliminate it. ie: hand held in a flat palm and staring at the camera is pointless.
Get in the habit of an applause cue stance, it will actually work on video as well.
It's sort of a "beg" position. Maybe explained to be like a TV show "price is right" model showing off the product.
4) switch around the order of the head stab effects. ie: do the block drop in between the next spike and dagger head chest.
5) I like the cross-fades on the different angle n the box.
6) you do know that the astrosphere is meant to have the ball in front of the cloth as well.
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On 2009-04-17 03:07, Thomas Wayne wrote:
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On 2009-04-16 19:49, dpe666 wrote:
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On 2009-04-16 19:38, Thomas Wayne wrote:
I think you should wear better costumes, work on the choreography, involve a live audience and do something about the way you look.

TW


Did you not read what I wrote?


I did. That's why it's funny.

See, you presented a "mock promo", asking for advice, but you qualified that request by offering a laundry list of things about the video that you acknowledge make it less than "perfect". So when I feed back to you exactly the criticisms that you had already acknowledged, it creates a sort of abstract humor. Consider a similar example, in which you might say: "What do you think of my big red hat?" and I might answer: "Why, I think it's red... and quite large." You either get it or you don't (for example, "magicbob" doesn't get it), but I know one thing for sure: it's not as funny if I have to explain it.

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I did get it, Thomas. I wasn't actually accusing you of mocking him. I was attempting to "play along." It was supposed to be a play on words. But it's not as funny if I have to explain it. Smile
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On 2009-04-17 07:42, Rich B. wrote:
I like Devlin's first promo better.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d00pTfhD4Vw

Rich B.


He reminds me of Steve Chezaday...ok sorry Steve had to say that.

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Ask God for the answers....... He can help you.
I see that you have 666 on your heading.....
That could be the biggest problem with this act...

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Thomas Wayne (LMAO) you kill me.........LOL.


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