"Polaris"

Discussion in 'Fan Productions' started by Admiral Buzzkill, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. Maurice

    Maurice Vice Admiral Admiral

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    To be fair to Dennis, I NEVER scheduled all day for the fight. I'd scheduled about 4 hours for it (1/3rd of the shoot day), and 4 hours for the scene that follows the fight and the rest of the day for Garrett miscellany. As it turned out, we moved stuff from Sunday's schedule to Saturday, which forced us to squeeze more hard stuff into Sunday.

    And also to be fair, I didn't direct the fight. I did work with our D.P.--Alex--to suggest camera coverage for the climactic scene. When it came time to shoot the flight, really, the actors had worked it all out. All I did was tell Alex to call the shots and let the actors do their thing. As usual, my job was just to try to get everyone everything they need and push push push people to get stuff done.
     
  2. Admiral Buzzkill

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  3. Potemkin_Prod

    Potemkin_Prod Commodore Commodore

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    Wow, Paul has lost some serious weight!
     
  4. Admiral Buzzkill

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    Serious Captain R Serious.

    Paul R. Sieber is not only a strong actor but he's a great leader on the set, keeping everyone's energy up during some pretty long days. We shot about 30-35 percent of the show this past Friday-Sunday.
     
  5. Admiral Buzzkill

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    Absent friends.

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  6. Tom Hendricks

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    Love your tracking makers.
     
  7. USS Intrepid

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    *Sniffle.*
     
  8. Maurice

    Maurice Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Heh. Some of those were eyelines, not tracking marks.
     
  9. doubleohfive

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    Awww... I've been following the photos Paul has loaded up on Facebook... looks like you guys had a great time and that the production is coming together nicely. Looking forward to seeing the finished project :)

    (P.S. Dennis, FRIEND ME BACK, dammit!)
     
  10. Maurice

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    ^^^Some of us only "friend" people we actually know in the real world, as 20th century as that sounds. ;)
     
  11. doubleohfive

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    Well, being that I do know Dennis in the real world, I'd like to be his FB friend as well. Hence my earlier remark. ;)
     
  12. Barbreader

    Barbreader Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    You mean... you guys exist in the real world? You're not computer generated? Yikes!
     
  13. Maurice

    Maurice Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I'm old enough that any CG rendering of me would have had to have been a text printout.
     
  14. Barbreader

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    Oh, but I thought you were strictly text...
     
  15. Maurice

    Maurice Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Paula, our Slate Loader, goes retro-dance while standing in for camera placement.

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    L to R: Director of Photography Alexander Ibrahim, Assistant Director Maurice Molyneaux, 1st Camera Assistant Cynthia Chin-Ya Lin, and Paul R Sieber.

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    Maurice & Dennis discuss camera coverage.

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    "We don't need another hero..."
    Oh, wait, maybe we do.
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  16. RJDiogenes

    RJDiogenes Idealistic Cynic and Canon Champion Premium Member

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    Aw, Paula's not in it? :(
     
  17. Admiral Buzzkill

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    Effects test.

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  18. Pindar

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    Awesome. I am looking forward to seeing this when it's done.
     
  19. Potemkin_Prod

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  20. lennier1

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    WOW!!!

    That set looks better with every new post processing step.
    The red on the center console looks like a nod to the leather elements of the ST6 bridge. Was that done on purpose?

    I still hope you guys find a good partner for a DVD deal or a similar distribution channel where the majority goes to the team.

    BTW: Nick has done some cameos on Hidden Frontier/Odyssey/Helena. Any chance some Polaris actors will have cameos on Intrepid as well?