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Re: FES Video
« Reply #40 on: December 08, 2013, 05:15:21 PM »
We should use EJ, he might help us get some more black people on the forums.
AFRICAN AMERICAN!!! And yes we should. I would be happy to lend my voice

I don't think we should restrict membership to black people from the Americas, it seems a bit racist.
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Re: FES Video
« Reply #41 on: December 08, 2013, 05:16:24 PM »
We should use EJ, he might help us get some more black people on the forums.
AFRICAN AMERICAN!!! And yes we should. I would be happy to lend my voice

I don't think we should restrict membership to black people from the Americas, it seems a bit racist.
Whatever African canadein or African chinese watever
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Re: FES Video
« Reply #42 on: December 13, 2013, 05:13:20 PM »
I agree with it being an animation with no actual person in the video. Those are simply much more interesting to most of the internet, I think, whereas showing an actual person with a chalkboard is probably going to look comparatively amateur and kinda shoddy. Think slightly grainy, poor acoustics (almost definitely) that makes it seem filmed by some student for a school project...which is really just more a case of I doubt Rooster has professional recording equipment.

Whereas with a smaller animation and simply a voice-over, all we really need is an animator and a good microphone (which Crudblud might have, I don't know?).

Another important thing, I think, that a lot of people overlook, is that we should make sure to check the voice-over first. Moreso if Thork does it—no offense, it's just that Crudblud seems more like he'd be more inclined towards professional-sounding readings. I'd done acting and voice-over stuff in school for years, so I get overly critical about this stuff and get really upset with amateur readings where it's clearly from a script. :P

I completely forgot this thread existed. My microphone is not exactly high end, but it is clean enough with the right settings. As for the voice-over coming across scripted, it's not just the reading but the text itself that heavily influences this, if it's clunky and unnatural even the best orator (which I am certainly not) is going to have a bad time with it, so I would also like to volunteer my services as a script doctor. I don't want to get in on anyone else's part in this project, but I can do words good and I have a feeling we might end up with some "data node" type sentences which will need to be parsed into more fluid language to come out at all "naturally."

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Re: FES Video
« Reply #43 on: December 14, 2013, 12:07:03 AM »
I would be very happy with that, actually. Having the same person who's speaking it actually put it into their words would help that greatly. What kind of approach are we going for and how do we want to come off, exactly?
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Re: FES Video
« Reply #44 on: December 14, 2013, 12:16:59 AM »
I agree.  Make it sound natural. 

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Re: FES Video
« Reply #45 on: December 17, 2013, 02:51:02 AM »
Hows proces been going on the video so far?
I agree.  Make it sound natural. 
Agreed. I always find it wierd when they put a robo robot voice in a video
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Re: FES Video
« Reply #46 on: December 18, 2013, 05:41:11 PM »
There should be real world references, and Satire

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Re: FES Video
« Reply #47 on: February 11, 2014, 04:24:48 AM »
Let's (try to) get the ball rolling again...

I would be very happy with that, actually. Having the same person who's speaking it actually put it into their words would help that greatly. What kind of approach are we going for and how do we want to come off, exactly?
I think it should be something informative and humorous, balanced so that the humour is a way into the meat of the presentation, rather than a comedy routine based on FET. But we should be aiming high, instead of settling for some cheesy "edutainment" kind of thing, unless of course we do it in a kind of postmodern way where it's part of the comic element. That's just my preference, hopefully others will have suggestions too.

Also man-bear-man's idea is a good one. Reference humour, even if it's just aiming for "oh hey, I've heard of that," is a good way to break the ice in something like this.

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Re: FES Video
« Reply #48 on: February 12, 2014, 06:21:15 AM »
a good way to break the ice wall in something like this.
olololol fixed

On a more serious note, I think the best start would be a video that introduces the Society, without necessarily getting into the meat of the subject. The main purpose would be to attract people to the site. We could then focus on short videos on isolated subjects, or maybe something general.
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Re: FES Video
« Reply #49 on: February 13, 2014, 12:00:20 AM »
a good way to break the ice wall in something like this.
olololol fixed

On a more serious note, I think the best start would be a video that introduces the Society, without necessarily getting into the meat of the subject. The main purpose would be to attract people to the site. We could then focus on short videos on isolated subjects, or maybe something general.

I agree. I think it should be a minute long reading of a general overview of the society and theory with site info at the end. No questions should really be answered in the video. That's what this site is for.
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Re: FES Video
« Reply #50 on: February 13, 2014, 12:54:09 AM »
And I'll write the script.
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Re: FES Video
« Reply #51 on: February 14, 2014, 01:00:53 PM »
And I'll write the script.
This is a good way to insure that no questions will be answered.
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Re: FES Video
« Reply #52 on: February 15, 2014, 12:52:07 PM »
And I'll write the script.
This is a good way to insure that no questions will be answered.
At least we'll be insured.

a good way to break the ice wall in something like this.
olololol fixed

On a more serious note, I think the best start would be a video that introduces the Society, without necessarily getting into the meat of the subject. The main purpose would be to attract people to the site. We could then focus on short videos on isolated subjects, or maybe something general.

This seems like a good course of action.
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Re: FES Video
« Reply #53 on: February 17, 2014, 11:21:29 AM »
I kind of wanna hire this guy to tell everyone that the Earth is flat:
http://fiverr.com/greatgigsguy3/do-a-testimonial-video-at-my-desk-with-monitor
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Re: FES Video
« Reply #54 on: February 22, 2014, 11:04:15 AM »
I kind of wanna hire this guy to tell everyone that the Earth is flat:
http://fiverr.com/greatgigsguy3/do-a-testimonial-video-at-my-desk-with-monitor
I think we should get the "will a earth round or will he flat" guy instead, personally.
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