"Yorktown: A Time to Heal" - Official thread for the Sulu fan film!

Discussion in 'Fan Productions' started by Captain Atkin, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. KennyB

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  2. CorporalCaptain

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    Those figures aren't a measure of how many people have watched those shows. Those are "demand expressions." More about demand expressions here: https://support.parrotanalytics.com/hc/en-us/articles/222663987-What-are-Demand-Expressions-

    There isn't a transparent formula for how those figures are calculated, and there isn't any raw data either from which the number of people who have watched each episode can be recovered.
     
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  3. KennyB

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    I know what they are. I believe in them more than Slow Lane’s a guy told me so.
     
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  4. CorporalCaptain

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    OK, so you know what they are. Then you already know that it doesn't tell us whether the figure in Fan Film Factor article is correct or not. :techman:
     
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  5. Maurice

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    KInda waaaaay off-topic here.
     
  6. Bixby

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    Back on the subject of Yorktown, I do hope you've collected some behind-the-scenes footage and are planning a making-of doc at some point, John.
     
  7. Captain Atkin

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    We've got behind the scenes stuff going back right to the 80s, including a dinner with George. Anything is possible.
     
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  8. ernie90125

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    Keen to know of any developments on the main feature itself, please ?

    Maybe even an ETA ?

    Many thanks !
     
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    Sometime before the Vulcans arrive in 2063, give or take a century.
     
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  10. Maurice

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    Let's not be cynical or we'll end up with a Whatever Happened to Yorktown A Time to Heal? thread that'll be as tedious as the Exeter one was. :D
     
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  11. Captain Atkin

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    A short clip from Yorktown: A Time to Heal, featuring the redesigned USS Yorktown.

     
  12. F. King Daniel

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    Is the bridge stuff all modern footage?
     
  13. Captain Atkin

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    Yes, the bridge scenes are all new footage. We used film grain from the original 80s film to match the footage to the original.
     
  14. YJAGG

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    Looks great, I can not wait to see the finished product!
     
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  15. Maurice

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    Nice clip. You might want to revisit the audio of the ship popping out of warp. It just feels "off" somehow to my ear, like the loudest bit is after it decelerates.
     
  16. mos6507

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    I like the added grain but there is one frame where there is a white squiggle that shows up close to the middle of the frame. I guess it's supposed to be a hair or a scratch? I think trying to match the grain and color/contrast profile of Super8 makes sense but not to intentionally degrade the picture with scratches, at least not to that extent. Here's the frame in question.

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    I appreciate the desire to have everything fit in seamlessly with old footage. Some dot-shaped scratches/dust are OK but things like this will just distract from being able to appreciate all the hard work put into this.
     
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  17. Maurice

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    If there are similar scratches in the original Super8 footage then this would make it "of a piece" and wouldn't bother me.

    That said, the real trick to making this all look of a piece is to make sure the video portions match the focal quality of the Super8 stuff. Right now it looks a bit sharp but without seeing it intercut with the Super8 stuff I can't really say.
     
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  18. Freman

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    Is it Dec. 2016 yet? Dying to see this.
     
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  19. Captain Atkin

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    A new VFX shot from Yorktown:

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  20. Maurice

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    Nice.

    I dunno what is up with Chrome on my Mac. It is not showing me a lot of photos, just broken links. I had to open it in Safari.

    EDIT: Looks like it was a plugin not liking certain photo-sharing sites.
     
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