Project: Potemkin, a Star Trek Fan Film

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  1. Potemkin_Prod

    Potemkin_Prod Commodore Commodore

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    Thanks to biggandyy at Farragut for helping me solve this problem.
     
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  2. bob reed

    bob reed Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    Hey Randy. Why are you guys looking for cameras, lighting and sound gear, did you lose use of the stuff you where using?
     
  3. Potemkin_Prod

    Potemkin_Prod Commodore Commodore

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    Oh, heaven's no! We still have access to that equipment, but since it belongs to a local institute, we don't want to take advantage of their good graces. We're already in the process of scheduling to shoot our 2nd episode ("The Night that the Stars Fell from the Sky") in April using that equipment.

    But we want to use some other equipment available to us to experiment with in our vignettes. These short little films are going to be opportunities for us to try things. Like our green screen set that Lennier has designed for us. Like different lighting. Like different sound equipment. Different cameras. Even different directors.

    Sorry to have given anyone the wrong idea about our sweet camera, lights and sound equipment!
     
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  4. Potemkin_Prod

    Potemkin_Prod Commodore Commodore

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    It's official!

    On January 15th, from 1pm - 4pm, Project: Potemkin will be filming "Doctor's Orders" on our bridge set. In "Doctor's Orders" we will meet our laser-sharp CMO, Dr. Maura Drake, as portrayed by Renda Carr. This vignette will feature Dr. Drake, Mike Delaney (Doug Harper), Mtume (Stephanie Burke) and T'Nabi (Bethany Carver). This video will be shot by Renda's husband, Tim, using his own equipment.

    If you would like to visit the set during filming, be sure and contact Ricky Thompson to schedule.

    We wish everyone a Happy New Year!
     
  5. Potemkin_Prod

    Potemkin_Prod Commodore Commodore

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    And here's Doug Harper in an outtake from "The Void" -- Doug's character is also heavily featured in this vignette:

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  6. Potemkin_Prod

    Potemkin_Prod Commodore Commodore

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    Just heard from Bill Walker this evening. "Care for a Lift?" should be ready for viewing either Monday or Tuesday. We'll keep everyone posted.
     
  7. Maurice

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    What problem was that?
     
  8. Potemkin_Prod

    Potemkin_Prod Commodore Commodore

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    The image when originally posted was twice that size. Biggandyy told me to upload it to Photobucket and that would fix it. It did. :)

    And even though the actors in this shot are discussing/practicing their lines, you get a good idea of the composition of the shot.
     
  9. Potemkin_Prod

    Potemkin_Prod Commodore Commodore

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    Heard from Bill Walker today. "Care for a Lift?" will probably be uploaded Monday or Tuesday. Sorry for the delays, but real life concerns tend to come first. :)
     
  10. Maurice

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    Hmmm...I'd be careful about getting actors' faces so close to the edges of the frame. This particular framing feels like the edges have been chopped off. It's certainly not "TV safe".
     
  11. Potemkin_Prod

    Potemkin_Prod Commodore Commodore

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    It's not a film clip or a video capture. It's a candid shot taken by one of our actors while the cameras and mikes were being set up for the actual shoot.
     
  12. Maurice

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    Ok, but you did say "you get a good idea of the composition of the shot."
     
  13. Potemkin_Prod

    Potemkin_Prod Commodore Commodore

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    No worries. :)
     
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  15. Potemkin_Prod

    Potemkin_Prod Commodore Commodore

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    Why, yes it is. :)
     
  16. Potemkin_Prod

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    Now confirmed: Filming of our third vignette is now set for January 17th, 11am - 2pm. "Doctor's Orders" is a short film written by David Eversole wherein we meet our laser-sharp CMO, Dr. Maura Drake, as portrayed by Renda Carr. This vignette will also feature Mike Delaney (Doug Harper), Mtume (Stephanie Burke) and T'Nabi (Bethany Carver). The vignette will be filmed by Tim Carr using his Canon equipment. If you would like to visit the set during filming, please be sure and contact Ricky Thompson. Thanks!
     
  17. scifib5st

    scifib5st Commander Red Shirt

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    In the words of "The Great One" "Hey Norton!"

    I like this!
     
  18. Potemkin_Prod

    Potemkin_Prod Commodore Commodore

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    Glad to hear it.

    Meanwhile, Jon Carling is hard at work on the SPFX for "The Void" and in a word, they look terrific!!! Also got our MSD for the background of the 2nd unit footage, and it's awesome. We'll be shipping the uniforms, pins, props, and MSD off to Kentucky for David Eversole Monday (or Tuesday if the snow/sleet/ice is a problem).

    We're just hoping that the weather will cooperate next weekend so we can shoot "Doctor's Orders" PDQ.
     
  19. Sir Rhosis

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    ^^^Ohio, actually, though I'm originally from KY. I'll let it slide this time. :)

    Sir Rhosis
     
  20. Potemkin_Prod

    Potemkin_Prod Commodore Commodore

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    LOL My bad. (And be sure and check out the new SPFX Jon uploaded.)