Non-Trek: Old Man's War

Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by Flux Capacitor, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. Flux Capacitor

    Flux Capacitor Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I just finished my latest project for my Motion Graphics class. The assignment was to make up a TV show and then create an opening credits sequence. If we hadn't had to develop our own show idea, I sooo would have done Trek, but alas we had to be original. So, I just based mine on my new favorite book, Old Man's War by John Scalzi. After watching the finished project I find myself wishing it was a real show or a movie. I hope you guys feel the same!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QNc50Ttx10

    Make sure you click "Watch in high quality" as YouTube's normal quality is, well, bad.
     
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  2. ShamelessMcBundy

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    That's really good man!
     
  3. Ryan Thomas Riddle

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    Awesome. OMW is the book that brought me back into LitSF after years of reading mainstream, ContempLit.

    Scalzi is the man. Currently, I am reading The Last Colony before I buy Zoe's Tale. OMW would make an excellent SF-TV series.
     
  4. Mistral

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    Most excellently done! Have you emailed it to Scalzi? He's out there.


    http://scalzi.com
    posted the link on his blog-hope you don't mind.
     
  5. Flux Capacitor

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    Nicely done, Flux.
     
  7. Maestro

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    I'm a big fan of that series, but if I wasn't and I saw those credits for a TV Show, I'd watch. And I'd buy the book.

    Your sequence is just that good.
     
  8. Brutal Strudel

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    Cool. I've never read Scalzi. I'll have to look into him.
     
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  10. Flux Capacitor

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    Here's my updated version of the titles, now with corrected inaccuracies (I had the main character's middle name and birthdate wrong -- oops) and added a little touch of color that readers of the book should appreciate.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v59JiLft-oU