Brandon Perlow (nurbs@pacbell.net)
Wed, 31 May 2000 18:03:05 -0700


I think Gsavior could have been shot on film and telecined onto video.. Some
people like to shot with film instead of video directly..
Chris Maier wrote:

> So G-savior is shot on film and not video? I was wondering about that.
>
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> Subject: Re: [gundam] Live Action Gundam
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> > 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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