"Eyeborg" - Canadian filmmaker to shoot with camera in eye

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  1. Savage Dragon

    Savage Dragon Savage Mod Moderator

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    This sounds like the coolest hing in film making to come along in a while. I can't wait to see what the footage looks like.

    The full story can be found here.
     
  2. Chemahkuu

    Chemahkuu Admiral Admiral

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    Does it glow red? :D
     
  3. SalvorHardin

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    Hmm...is the whole " secretly record people for a documentary" legal ?


    edit : Nevermind
    "He said his subjects won't know he's filming until afterward but he will require their permission before including them in his film"
     
  4. Mr Awe

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    You want to know what the footage looks like? Well, you can simulate it by just walking around watching people. That's pretty much what he'll get. ;)

    If he gets anything shocking it's because he's invading people's privacy like in restrooms or what not.

    Mr Awe
     
  5. Savage Dragon

    Savage Dragon Savage Mod Moderator

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    ^I just think the whole aspect of the camera moving exactly the way his eye would is kinda cool. It'll be the first truly P.O.V. film.
     
  6. Ashu

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    That'd be so awesome if it did. That's probably how we'd know if it's recording ;)

    Either way, this is going to be a movie I am going to have to see.
     
  7. CaptJimboJones

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    Meh, sounds like a gimmick to me.
     
  8. Sephiroth

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    give him a gun, he has to do a FPS scene
     
  9. Locutus of Bored

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    That's awesome. Yeah, I want to see him run through a life-size version of a 'Doom' level.
     
  10. Candlelight

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    Hope he stops filming while he pees.
     
  11. RoJoHen

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    Will it blink?

    Cuz that might be annoying.
     
  12. Savage Dragon

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    ^it'll be interesting to see how that shows up on film. A blink is pretty fast though.
     
  13. Locutus of Bored

    Locutus of Bored The Norf Remembers Moderator

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    I was looking up the frame rate of colonoscopy cameras like the one he's using (yes, I have nothing better to do) and they generally record at around 60 frames per second, so it would show up, as a blink is about 3 to 4/10ths of a second. Whether it would be particularly noticeable to a person viewing the video though is another matter.
     
  14. FordSVT

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    Doing something entirely original is almost always worthwhile, calling it a "gimmick" cheapens it. What is a gimmick but a hook, and when was the last time something was creatively or financially successful without a hook? Hmmm?

    I'm not saying it will be an amazing documentary that changes the world, but it will be an interesting perspective and that is always something to be curious about.
     
  15. Candlelight

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    I wonder if it'll be shot at 1080p25 or 1080i50 or 1080p60 or 1080p23.98 or 720p60 or...
     
  16. Samurai8472

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    Then at the end he'll be crushed in a hydraulic press