Chris Maier (oom9@crosswinds.net)
Wed, 31 May 2000 20:21:00 -0400


So G-savior is shot on film and not video? I was wondering about that.

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From: Alfred Urrutia <ledzep@d2.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 31, 2000 7:42 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Live Action Gundam

> Chris Maier wrote:
>
> > Did they incorporate the live-action and SFX together in G-savior? I'm
> > curious, since from what I've seen of Giren's Greed, they have some
pretty
> > good CG mobile suits.
>
> You're comparing a video game to a movie? Try rezzing up a 640x486 image
to
> film (2048x1556) sometime and try not to cough up your lunch. Video
allows you
> to get away with dozens of cheats that won't hold up to film. Why do you
think
> there were nothing but F-18s in "ID4"? The didn't have time or resources
to
> come up with texture maps for any other jets at that resolution for
close-ups.
>
> >
> > I think the Japanese and the British are pretty much level when it
comes to
> > Special Effects. I mean, Walking with Dinosaurs had good SFX,but then
again
> > it took over four years to do,and British TV sci-fi still uses as many
> > rubber monsters as the Japanese do.
> >
>
> I loved "Walking With Dinosaurs", much more than "Dinosaur" which I had
the
> misfortune of working on. But it's TV resolution. Some of it was
clipping and
> blurred on TV, I can't imagine how bad it would look on film. There were
> hardly any puppets in "Walking With Dinosaurs", and only mostly for
close-ups.
> They should have stuck to cg, the puppet heads were far less lively.
>
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