Yeah I'm worried about that one (and a couple other good ones).
I doubt I'll have much competition in originality, as I wrote my own damn movie.
But his 'professional look', yeah I'm pinched there.
The other thing I'm worried about is the duration. Note that memes arent inherently just a picture with funny big bold words added to it, or a 15
second spoof edit of a clip from some Hollywood movie. I call those micromemes. I could have trimmed my macromeme down to only about 2 minutes if I
ran with just the narration, no micromemes. But it wouldn't tell the story either, would be pure dark satire no lulz, etc. CNN acting like they'll be
murdered because people are goofing on them is silly (not to mention the original wrestling clip, the 'fight' depicted, was scripted stagecraft. Trump
wasnt even landing real blows. He was an old fart already then. But the going ballistic about it and etc well now its all out over the top, bastards.
So it ran with having the 12 micromemes I had managed by the time I had to shift totally to the main piece. So it could go either way, that I didn't
just do some 20 second or two minute whatever, went that extra mile, could benefit. Or its too long in their view. Short and simple could win over the
There wasn't exactly clear guidelines, or specifications, except for "all content must include infowars.com". Most I've seen havent.
Alex also mentioned he wants to see stuff that "Exposing CNN as a terrorist organization, as liars, as scum, as trash.". Aside form the Hitler edited
script pieces, not really any I've seen have done much more than just rip on them, call them fake news type stuff. So on this score MEMEGEDDON is
solid. Here is another reason I needed at least somemicroemes included. I had 10 more micromemes spooled up, one of them with "CNN" dumpster diving
with appropriate captions. But I scoured Youtube and my own archives for at least an hour for a good clip of someone dumpster diving, but the few that
did have potential teh cameras were jumping all over the damn place. Youtube inundated with these 'professional dumpster diver' people POV videos of
going out dumpster diving LOL.
I actually had prepared about 5 minutes of news clip slices that lays out the whole story of the CNN vs. Trump pissing match, and other key moments
since the campaign relevant to my script, and another version of the piece with 3 separate segments instead just sliver of the news clips segment
mashed into one with the micromemes segment & sick narrative psychobeat segments, three music tunes instead of just the psychobeat. But oh my getting
my PC all setup to run video and gather raw materials, hadn't touched Sony Vegas in 6 years... So I wasn't able to release it at the same time. But I
will it wont be that hard at this point but I basically didnt sleep all weekend thru Tues. so was like F it. Since they didnt announce the winners YET
even, ya I should have already done it.
Execution wise we both nailed it. A lot of people probably wont full appreciate what I made due to unfamiliarity with the vintage genre: It's a
"Grindhouse" action/horror 'fake trailer'. Grindhouse were the campy B List and X Rated etc "Exploitation" type flicks back in the 70's. The theaters
that played them were called "Grindhouses". "Exploitation" the expression for their methods of still trying to make crappy scripts with low budgets
and bad actors come out as still being entertaining. The various over the top "exploits" included things like slapstick, gore, 'Dirk Diggler' type
porn, violence, etc. Not all of the movies they played were weirdo. Clint Eastwood's biggest films were "Spaghetti Westerns" which is widely held as
being a aspect of Grindhouse.
But then the cold truth is most of the absolutely worst films of that era were Grindhouse too. And here's where my trailer concept is the whoop for
this particular CNN melodrama. You see what is fun about the awful movies from the Grindhouse is they'd take the crappiest movies and the trailer
would make them look AWESOME. In hindsight its as if the whole point of it all was to justify making the trailers. I say they should have done shock
cinema trailer marathons instead of play half the movies. Maybe they did!?! Today there are dozens upon dozens of trailer compilation VHS and DVD's
etc that have been produced over the years, and they're a lot of fun to watch. The general theme is intense soundtrack, descriptions of the movie
plots etc blown way out of proportion. Making outlandish claims about how important or shocking or whatever the crap films were supposed to be. SO
when I look at this whole surreal MSM 'label everyone else fake news and scream McCarthyist mania', it reminds me of the Grindhouse trailers. Which I
why in my "Double Feature" expose I opened each Feature with a fake trailer script. And one became a "real" "fake trailer" this week.
NOTE I HAVE A NEW BETTER VERSION with a better totally understandable narration soundtrack. Under the gun, etc I had a big problems recording the
narration my microphone wouldnt cut it (I didnt even have my worlds crappiest microphone driver installed LOL because I dont plug them into my PC),
and had to record it on my phone, so then the good "vox" program I was ready to record it on it wouldnt import recordings. Which left me with one
option that... Blah. This new audio you should be able to completely understand f you couldnt before.. The thing was ruined if not understand the
My impression is that guy is a film professional whom is expert with the Adobe Suite. I grew up on Paint Shop Pro shareware, and when I eventually
tried Photoshop I gasped at how tedious every little thing is comparison. Then when I made They Want Your Soul my first attempt at film anything, a
buddy suggested Sony Vegas you can run free trial for a month. And oh it was a breeze I picked it right up and ruched out TWYS n 6 days.
Later on I knew Adobe stuff is where its at in raw from scratch content creation, and tried it...
And it was every bit as tedious as the other comparison. Just trying to mix up a tiny video real quick, I hated it.
So I never messed with it again. Looking back I'm thinking the way would be run Adobe to create raw content, and then drop all the renders into Vegas
for the editing etc.
Then again I could never afford full licenses on Vegas or Adobe when I was active, or since hardly.
Eventually I had to reinstall Windoze and lost the working Vegas I had. So then I couldn't even dabble with projects in between my ridiculously busy
life that pulled me away from politics drama. Doing film projects, the increasingly sophisticated documentaries I had in the works in 2010, writing
them, researching while breaking news alters the script daily with some of them I had developing, then the actual editing type stuff, and all the
other IIB stuff I was doing (like ATS), while trying to REALLY self-teach how to use the video programs to do pro grade content generation, argh. It
just got to be I needed a team, in particular a video + graphics person of the expert pro grade. So then last year I decided that to write as many
pieces around here I could I needed to avoid trying to get my video stuff going again. Cranked out a lot of epic scale threads that are ready to be
made into documentaries. It's just too bad I wont be able to do them as I was only supposed to get sucked back into politics for the summer last year.
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Please do post some examples. The last year in particular where you are concerned.
You might read them before you just start posting links, because when you do that you'll that DAMN NEAR all I ever post is debate challenge / inquiry
type threads, or stuff that's from my OP's from own my ideas. And that's about it. There was one thread about a youtube video that stunned me, but I
normally always shy from making threads about some specific video clip, or starting a thread about the latest headlines type stuff (which usually
means either I see it here or I dont see it at all). I do all my own research, and make threads when it seems worth it. I dont even hardly make
threads on topic with the latest news, mainly just follow the trends (mostly derived from what I observe here in the site), and when the lunacy on a
topic gets too absurd to bear it anymore (and the people into it keep dodging my impossible questions / etc across the board) I'll stir the pot the
way I do. A lot of times my approach to a new major topic, or getting caught up on one, is to build an OP as I go.
I have several reasons for that methodology set. One, I dont want 'headlines' stuff cluttering up my profile panel when I'm in there trying to
reference a thread. Note my existing threads are my own personal toolkit for everything I do around here; if you look close enough you may even spot
how many threads I have designed almost specifically to this directive. As such, I only want my own 'tools' in me 'toolbox'. Two, I prefer all my
flags properly earned via my own whits. And other various minor reasons you probably dont care about anyways.
DO feel free to enter any of them and challenge me to some debate. Too often I slay the possibility of debate the way I stack the OP, I just cant help
myself sometimes despite knowing without a ton of responses, or flags then the thread wont make the sites front page (what I really care about when I
do an 'real' OP). You see flags are great for the ego, but they dont mean your stuff gets widely noticed. So my general primary objective is the front
page for the day, not Flags (although they are nice too and help get you to the front page).
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